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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Geneva Southall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0380
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Jacqueline Scott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Venise T. Berry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0344
Abstract Novelist and associate professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of Iowa.

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.