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Racism

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Cherry Muhanji papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0366
Abstract Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Dates: 1984-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Dates: 1938-2006

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.
Dates: 1964-1967

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

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

Women's Resource and Action Center records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.
Dates: 1960-2006; 1971-2000

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.
Dates: 1979-2003

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