Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.
Participant in the 1965 Mississippi Summer Project and local Iowa City civil rights protests as a student at the State University of Iowa. Includes SNCC and COFO records; interview transcript; clippings about SARE efforts; photographs; correspondence to his parents; project description; legal guide; questionnaire; newsletters; memoranda; and voter registration pamphlets.
Papers of an organizer for the Freedom Summer.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Obtained from the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act in 1999, these papers document the FBI's investigation into the murder of Lemuel A. Penn. Ku Klux Klan members who murdered him were the first persons convicted under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.
This oral history collection consists of transcripts and digital files pertaining to "Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History," conducted in the Fall of 2014.
Lawyer and U.S. Congressman, 1961-1965. Political and campaign related papers.
Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
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.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
Peace and civil rights activist who was a longtime member of Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist in Cedar Rapids.
Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.