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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0304
Abstract Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Lulu Merle Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0550
Abstract An African American woman from Gravity, Iowa, who earned an MA in 1930 and a PhD in 1941 in American history from the State University of Iowa.

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0262
Abstract Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.

Virginia Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0199
Abstract One of five African American women who integrated Currier Hall at the University of Iowa in 1946. Former president of the Fort Madison chapter of the NAACP.