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Arlene Morris papers

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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

Catherine Gayle Williams papers

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Identifier: IWA0242
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Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.

Dates: 1910-1991

Cecile Cooper papers

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Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

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

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Identifier: IWA0380
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Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1960-2004

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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Identifier: IWA0365
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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

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Identifier: IWA0295
Abstract

Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.

Dates: 1988-1997

Jane Burleson papers

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Identifier: IWA0340
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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

Venise T. Berry papers

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Identifier: IWA0344
Abstract

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

Dates: 1996-2004

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

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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