Papers of Margaret "Peg" Anderson, 1974-1978.


Anderson, Peg. Papers of Margaret "Peg" Anderson, 1974-1978.

Papers of Margaret "Peg" Anderson, 1974-1978.

Most of the collection pertains to the organizations with which Peg Anderson was affiliated. There is very little about Anderson herself. In many ways, this collection is a continuation of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus records. The newsletters, minutes, membership lists, and position papers from the IWPC and the National Women's Political Caucus in this collection date from 1974 to 1977 while the IWPC records proper date from 1973 to 1975.

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Anderson, Peggy Perry (person)

Margaret "Peg" Anderson succeeded Roxanne Barton Conlin as president of the Iowa Women's Political Caucus (IWPC) in 1975. In 1977 she served as an Iowa delegate to the National Women's Conference in Houston. She also headed the effort to pass an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa state constitution on the 1980 ballot. As one committed to women's rights, Anderson was involved in many advocacy groups in the 1970s. From the description of Papers of Margaret "Peg" Anderson, 1974-1978. (U...

National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 as a multiparty organization seeking to gain an equal voice and place for women in the political process at the local, state and national levels. The caucus and its state affiliates support women candidates for elective and appointive offices and seek to ensure that women hold policy-making positions in political parties. They have lobbied in state legislatures for the Equal Rights Amendment, women's reproductive rights, and other measures...