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Aldeen Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Billie D. Lloyd papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Dates: 1957-1995; 1976-1991

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Dates: 1910-1991

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

Edna Griffin papers

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Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Frances Hawthorne papers

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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

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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

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Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

Iowa Nurses' Association records

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Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract 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. Arrangement 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...
Dates: 1904-1989

Lileah Harris papers

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Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Dates: 1961-2014

Mary Elizabeth Wood papers

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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

Verda Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
Dates: 1965-2004

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Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
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Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Carson, Frances 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Greene, Archie L., 1945- 1
Greene, Archie Lou Shipp 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Harris, Lileah, 1931-2014 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Iowa League for Nursing 1
Iowa Nurses' Association 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
James, Barbara 1
Johnson, Helen Warren, 1908- 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
Lloyd, Billie D., 1940-1991 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Neal, Kathryn M. 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Penny, Dianna, 1940- 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Quad Cities Conference on Black Families 1
Semper Fidelis Federated Women's Club 1
Shipp, Nellie Elmira Martin 1
Smith, David A. 1
Smith, Ruby, 1911- 1
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State University of Iowa 1
State University of Iowa. School of Social Work 1
Stringer, C. Vivian 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
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WOI-TV (Television station : Ames, Iowa) 1
Washington High School (Cedar Repids, Iowa) 1
Williams, Catherine Gayle, 1914- 1
Williams, Richard, -1995 1
Williams, Verda L. 1
Williams, Virginia Mackay 1
Wilson, Paul 1
Wing, Adrien Katherine 1
Young Women's Christian Association of Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
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