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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A. Louise Mays papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0645
Abstract Social worker and University of Iowa professor. Arrangement There are three videocassettes in the collection. "The Road Not Taken: A Retrospective" and "80th Birthday Party" (1994) VHS and 8mm. These two videocassettes are identical except for their format. They both represent a video version of Mays's scrapbook, including photographs not contained in Mays's papers,followed by filmed footage from her eightieth birthday party on June 4, 1994....
Dates: 1939-1997

Barbara Wommack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0698
Abstract Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1990-2005

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1944-1995

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991; 1942-1991

Cherry Muhanji papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0366
Abstract Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Dates: 1984-2006

E. Marie Hawkins papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0333
Abstract Iowa City elementary school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V133] shelved in videocassette collection.
Dates: 1991-1997

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

Geneva Southall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0380
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
Dates: 1960-2004

Geraldene Felton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing. Arrangement Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994...
Dates: 1951-2004

Grace Morris Allen Jones papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0277
Abstract Burlington, Iowa born educator and wife of Dr. Laurence C. Jones, founder of Piney Woods Country Life School in Piney Woods, Mississippi.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1927-1975; 1927-1928

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

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

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

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
Dates: 1977-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

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

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