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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

Black Film and Television Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1214
Abstract

Collection of material relating to some contributions of Black Americans to film and television.

Dates: 1919 - 1996

Black Student Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0003.006
Scope and Contents

BSU Records were actually publications of the group using various titles at different times - Pamoja, Challenger, and New Challenger. These titles are now in the University Serials and Journals Collection (RG01.0009.002).

Dates: 1975 - 1981

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0242
Abstract

Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Dr. Anthony Ferguson National Pan-Hellenic Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0003.056
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials related to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Fraternities and Sororities on the University of Iowa campus. This collection is growing to represent our six active Black fraternities and sororities.

Dates: 2010 - 2022

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
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

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

Jacqueline Scott papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.

Dates: 1988-1997

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

John J. Hamilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0024
Abstract

Journalist and public official. Includes two notebooks of a survey of race relations in the lower Southern states recorded on a journey on in 1877.

Dates: 1877-1938; Majority of material found in 1877

Venise T. Berry papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0344
Abstract

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

Dates: 1996-2004

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

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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