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A Political Dialogue: Iowa's Women Legislators oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0089
Abstract Interviews with Iowa women legislators conducted by Suzanne O'Dea Schenken.
Dates: 1988-1993

Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

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

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

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

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

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1965-2004

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Iowa 4
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2001-2010 3
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Women -- Political activity 3
Women in public life 3
1991-2000 2
African American students 2
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Civil rights workers 2
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Iowa City (Iowa) 2
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Social workers 2
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Volunteer workers in social service 2
Women lawyers 2
1981-1990 1
Adoption 1
African American churches 1
African American cooking 1
Ames (Iowa) 1
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Australia 1
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Beauty operators 1
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Black Des Moines: voices seldom heard 1
Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
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Names
Southall, Geneva H. 2
State University of Iowa 2
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Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
Adams, Janet, 1937- 1
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Anderson, Helen 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Baxter, Elaine, 1933- 1
Beatty, Linda, 1942- 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Bloom, Amy 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Boyd, Nancy Shimanek, 1947- 1
Brandt, Diane, 1938- 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Buhr, Florence, 1933- 1
Carl, Janet, 1948- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Chapman, Kathleen Halloran, 1937- 1
Clark, Betty Jean, 1920-2005 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Cohen, Gertrude, 1913- 1
Conklin, Charlene, 1929- 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Corning, Joy, 1932- 1
Crabb, Helen M., 1916- 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Doderer, Minnette, 1923-2005 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Duitscher, Lucille Dreier, 1922- 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garman, Teresa, 1937- 1
Gentleman, Julia, 1931- 1
Gregerson, Mary Pat, 1938- 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Gruhn, Josephine, 1927- 1
Hammond, Johnie, 1932- 1
Hannon, Beverly A., 1932- 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harper, Mattie 1
Harper, Patricia, 1932- 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Hoffmann-Bright, Betty, 1921- 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa's Women Legislators Oral Histories (Project) 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
Iowa. General Assembly 1
James, Barbara 1
Johnson, Helen Warren, 1908- 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Larsen, Sonja, 1941- 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
Lipsky, Joan, 1919-2015 1
Lloyd-Jones, Jean, 1929- 1
Lonergan, Joyce, 1934- 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
McElroy, Lillian M., 1917- 1
Metcalf, Janet, 1935- 1
Metz, Katheryn Clancy 1
Miller, Elizabeth R. (Elizabeth Ruby), 1905-1988 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Mullins, Sue B., 1936- 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Neal, Kathryn M. 1
Neuhauser, Mary C., 1934- 1
O'Dea, Suzanne, 1950- 1
O'Halloran, Mary T., 1943- 1
Orr, Joann, 1923-2017 1
Penny, Dianna, 1940- 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Sargisson, Hallie, 1907- 1
Semper Fidelis Federated Women's Club 1
Shivvers, Vera, 1897-1990 1
Smith, David A. 1
Smith, Joan H., 1926- 1
Smith, Ruby, 1911- 1
Spencer, Bessie 1
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