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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

Arlene Morris papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0276
Abstract

Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.

Dates: 1946-1996

Azalia Mitchell papers

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Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract

Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.

Dates: 1911-1988

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract

Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.

Dates: 1921-2010

Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281
Abstract

Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1969-1996

Billie D. Lloyd papers

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Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract

Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.

Dates: 1957-1995

Booster Women's Club (Fort Madison, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0322
Abstract

Social and philanthropic club organized in 1947 by African American women in Fort Madison, Iowa

Dates: 1947-1998

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
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

Edith Reed Atkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0251
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935-1997

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Dates: 1948-2004

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract

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

Esther J. Walls papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dates: 1860-1996

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

Geneva Southall papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0380
Abstract

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

Dates: 1960-2004

Geraldene Felton papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract

Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.



Arrangement

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

Grace Morris Allen Jones papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0277
Abstract

Burlington, Iowa born educator and wife of Dr. Laurence C. Jones, founder of Piney Woods Country Life School in Piney Woods, Mississippi.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1927-1975

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0365
Abstract

The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.

Dates: 1905-1996

Iowa Nurses' Association records

 Collection
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

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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
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Drake College of Pharmacy 1
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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
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Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harper family 1
Harper, Virginia, 1929-1997 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
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Indo-American Association of Des Moines 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
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Iowa League for Nursing 1
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Iowa State University 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
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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
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Phillips, Sarilda, 1877-1971 1
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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
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