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Ivory Winston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0883
Abstract

Concert vocalist and Ottumwa housewife.

Dates: 1936-2010

Jane Burleson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0340
Abstract

Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.

Dates: 1931-1998

Janice A. Beran papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0149
Abstract

Professor in the College of Education at Iowa State University until her retirement in 1994. Materials relate to the history of sports and particularly the participation of women and African-Americans in Iowa sports.

Dates: 1944-1998

Lileah Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0256
Abstract

Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1961-2014

Lillian Moore Scales papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0292
Abstract

Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.

Dates: 1938-1991

Lois H. Eichacker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0255
Abstract

Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.

Dates: 1905-2006

Lulu Merle Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0550
Abstract

An African American woman from Gravity, Iowa, who earned an MA in 1930 and a PhD in 1941 in American history from the State University of Iowa.

Dates: 1930-1995

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 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

Noble Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0031
Abstract

Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.

Dates: 1874-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

 Collection
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

Penny Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0280
Abstract

Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.

Dates: 1957-2006

Sarilda Phillips papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0671
Abstract

Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.

Dates: 1913-1986

Verda Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0137
Abstract

Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.

Dates: 1965-2004

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

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

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Iowa City (Iowa) 6
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Iowa 5
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State University of Iowa 3
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Neal, Kathryn M. 2
University of Iowa 2
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YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Nurses Association 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Atkinson, Edith Reed, 1919-2000 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Beran family 1
Beran, Janice A. 1
Blind Tom, 1849-1908 1
Booster Women's Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) 1
Branstad, Terry E. 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Eichacker, Lois H. (1932-2018) 1
Felton, Geraldene, 1926- 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Furgerson, Penny, 1936- 1
Gateway Dance Theatre 1
Governor Ray's Commission on the Status Of Women (Iowa) 1
Greene, Archie L., 1945- 1
Greene, Archie Lou Shipp 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harper family 1
Harper, Virginia, 1929-1997 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Harris, Lileah, 1931-2014 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Indo-American Association of Des Moines 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union 1
Iowa League for Nursing 1
Iowa Nurses' Association 1
Iowa State University 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
Johnson, Lulu Merle, 1907-1995 1
Jones, Grace Morris Allen, 1876-1928 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Know Your Neighbor (Panel : 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
McIntyre, Elizabeth Cicel Crawford 1
Mississippi State Board of Education 1
Mitchell, Azalia, 1898-1986 1
Mitchell, James Wardlow 1
Morris, Arlene Roberts 1
Morris, Arlene, 1926- 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Nash, Martha, 1925-2000 1
National Council of Catholic Women (U.S.) 1
Noble, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1945- 1
Page, Betty Mae, 1929- 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Phillips, Sarilda, 1877-1971 1
Piney Woods School 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Quad Cities Conference on Black Families 1
Ray, Robert D., 1928- 1
Reed, Cecil A. 1
Reed, Olabelle, 1935- 1
Ross, Marie 1
Scales, Lillian Moore, 1901-1991 1
Schuyler, Philippa, 1932-1967 1
Semper Fidelis Federated Women's Club 1
Shipp, Nellie Elmira Martin 1
Skinner, Eugene Willis 1
Smith, David A. 1
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