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Civil rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract 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.

Ben F. Jensen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0147
Abstract U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0507
Abstract 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.

Harry Harper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0365
Abstract 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.

James Bromwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0441
Abstract Lawyer and U.S. Congressman, 1961-1965. Political and campaign related papers.

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Jean Shoots papers

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

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.