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Archie L. Greene papers

Identifier: IWA0296

Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.

Dates: 1963-1998

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247

Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.


Two folders, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1945-1968

Cherry Muhanji papers

Identifier: IWA0366

Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1984-2006

E. Marie Hawkins papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0333

Iowa City elementary school teacher.


One folder, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V133] shelved in videocassette collection.

Dates: 1991-1997

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

Identifier: IWA0266

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.

Dates: 1932-1999

Frances Hawthorne papers

Identifier: IWA0473

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

Geneva Southall papers

Identifier: IWA0380

Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1960-2004

Geraldene Felton papers

Identifier: IWA0330

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).

Dates: 1951-2004

Helen Lemme Reading Club records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IWA0399

African American reading club formed in 1984 by University of Iowa graduate students.

Dates: 1984-1998

Jean Shoots papers

Identifier: IWA0308

Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.

Dates: 1990-1998

Leah A. Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0304

Chicago native and graduate of the University of Iowa.


Two folders:  folder 1 shelved in SCVF;  folder 2 shelved in map case.

Dates: 1983-1997

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0260

Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970-1998

Nadine Domond papers

Identifier: IWA0787

Hawkeye women's basketball star, WNBA player and entrepreneur.

Dates: 1994-1998

Venise T. Berry papers

Identifier: IWA0344

Novelist and associate professor of journalism and mass communication at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1996-2004

Virginia Harper papers

Identifier: IWA0199

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

Identifier: IWA0364

Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1981-1998

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