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Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Social and philanthropic club organized in 1947 by African American women in Fort Madison, Iowa
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Owner and operator of the Tate Arms, a boarding house for African American male students at the University of Iowa during the 1940s and 1950s.
Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).
Burlington, Iowa born educator and wife of Dr. Laurence C. Jones, founder of Piney Woods Country Life School in Piney Woods, Mississippi.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses.
Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic Security,1946-1989(boxes 48-57) Iowa League for Nursing,1913-1980 (boxes 57-61 Iowa Organizations, 1926-1989 (boxes 61-68) Membership, 1904-1988 (boxes 68-70) Publications, 1917-1985 (box71) Sections, 1940-1984 (boxes 71-77) Student Nurses Association, 1949-1984 (boxes 77-78) Photographs, 1918-1987 (boxes 78-79) Artifacts, 1981-1988 (box 80) Audiotapes, 1974-1987 (box 81) Oversize, 1916-1987 (box 82 and container 83)