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wa00003. African American Women

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00003

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.
Dates: 1932-1999

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

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.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

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

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

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

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.
Dates: 1905-1996

Helen Lemme Reading Club records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0399
Abstract African American reading club formed in 1984 by University of Iowa graduate students.
Dates: 1984-1998

Jacqueline Scott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.
Dates: 1988-1997

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

Jean Berry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0297
Abstract Des Moines-based artist.
Dates: 1989-2000

Jean Shoots papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0308
Abstract Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.
Dates: 1990-1998

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.
Dates: 1983-1997

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0260
Abstract Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1970-1998

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

Marguerite Cothorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0402
Abstract Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.
Dates: 1986-1994