Barbara Wommack papers
The Barbara Wommack papers date from 1990 to 2005 and measure 1 linear inch. The collection consists of programs and minutes from the annual conventions of the Iowa Association of Colored Women's Clubs and the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. Also included are materials on the Semper Fidelis club such as newspaper clippings and letters composed by Wommack during her presidency.
- Wommack, Barbara (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.
1.00 linear inch
Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.
Biographical / Historical
Club woman Barbara Wommack belongs to the Semper Fidelis club, an organization of African-American women in Davenport, Iowa, concerned with community and educational improvement. She has held office both as the head of public relations and as the club president. Wommack's involvement in Semper Fidelis led to her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (NACWC) and its state branch, the Iowa Association of Colored Women's Clubs (IACWC). She served as chair of the public relations committee of the IACWC for several years and eventually was appointed publicity co-chair of the NACWC as well. Wommack was also involved in the Retired Senior Volunteers Program.
Method of Acquisition
The papers (donor no. 972) were donated by Barbara Wommack in 2005.
Other Descriptive Information
- African American women
- African American women -- Iowa
- Archives (groupings)
- Community activists
- Community education
- Community organization
- Davenport (Iowa)
- Iowa Association of Colored Women's Clubs
- National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (U.S.)
- Personal papers
- Semper Fidelis Club (Davenport, Iowa)
- Volunteer workers in social service
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- Wommack, Barbara
- Ashley Goulden, 2007.
- Language of description