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African American women

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Ivory Winston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0883
Abstract Concert vocalist and Ottumwa housewife.
Dates: 1936-2010

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

Janice A. Beran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0149
Abstract Professor in the College of Education at Iowa State University until her retirement in 1994. Materials relate to the history of sports and particularly the participation of women and African-Americans in Iowa sports.
Dates: 1944-1998

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

Marjorie Marsh papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0321
Abstract Fort Madison, Iowa, native, and active club member and volunteer.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1993-1997