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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1860-1996

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.
Dates: 1930-1995

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.
Dates: 1940-2005