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African American women

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939-2000

Mary Dickens papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0314
Abstract Community activist, volunteer, and poet in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1991-1993 and undated

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

May Tangen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0895
Abstract University of Iowa librarian who moved to Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement.

Arrangement Three folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1961-1982

Nadine Domond papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0787
Abstract Hawkeye women's basketball star, WNBA player and entrepreneur.
Dates: 1994-1998

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0343
Abstract Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1935-1997

Ruth Bluford Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0159
Abstract Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, author, and Black Hawk County Supervisor.
Dates: 1977-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.
Dates: 1913-1986

United Sisters of Black Hawk County records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0315
Abstract Iowa affiliate of Networking Together, Inc., an organization for women of color.
Dates: 1984-1996

Venise T. Berry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0344
Abstract Novelist and associate professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1996-2004

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1969-2004

Virginia Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0199
Abstract One of five African American women who integrated Currier Hall at the University of Iowa in 1946. Former president of the Fort Madison chapter of the NAACP.
Dates: 1940-2005

Women Against Racism Committee (Iowa City, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0364
Abstract Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.
Dates: 1981-1998

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.
Dates: 1885-1995