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Concert vocalist and Ottumwa housewife.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
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.
Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.
Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.
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.
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.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Postcards and photographs of Iowa includes the work of professional women photographers in Iowa.
Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.
Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.
Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.
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.