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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1956-1998

Lileah Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Dates: 1961-2014

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.
Dates: 1938-1991

Lois H. Eichacker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0255
Abstract Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.
Dates: 1905-2006

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

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Dates: 1939-2000

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.
Dates: 1920-1998

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Dates: 1957-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935-1997

Phyllis Harper-Bardach papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0319
Abstract Educator of hearing-impaired children and retired professor of Education at the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1940-1998

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.
Dates: 1913-1986

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1969-2004

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

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.
Dates: 1885-1995