IOWA WOMEN’S ARCHIVES

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES

IOWA CITY, IOWA

 

PHYLLIS YUHAS

 

LETTER, 1988

1 item

 

 

ACQUISITION:

The letter»letter (donor no. 341) was donated by »PhyllisYuhas in 1996.

ACCESS:

The letter is»lett open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

»Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PROCESSED BY:

Your name, year»Kristen Rassbach, 1997.

 


»Biography

 

            Begin text here:»Phyllis Yuhas is the daughter of Gladys Nelson of Newton, Iowa.  Nelson, a Republican,  served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1950-1956 and was active in such organizations as the League of Women Voters and the Newton Women's Club.  Nelson fought to have colored oleomargarine legalized and the tax on it removed in Iowa in 1953.

 

 

Scope and Content Note

 

            Begin text here:The» Phyllis Yuhas letter dates from 1988.  It was written to Suzanne Schenken to provide biographical information about her mother's life and activities, particularly her service in the Iowa General Assembly.