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Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281

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


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1969-1996

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

Identifier: IWA0266

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

Identifier: IWA0288

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

Jean Shoots papers

Identifier: IWA0308

Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.

Dates: 1990-1998

Maude Esther White papers

Identifier: IWA0196

Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.

Dates: 1957-1996

Olabelle Reed papers

Identifier: IWA0343

Teacher, community activist, and co-founder of Club Les Dames, an African American women's club in Waterloo.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1935-1997

Sarilda Phillips papers

Identifier: IWA0671

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

Dates: 1913-1986

Verda Williams papers

Identifier: IWA0137

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

Dates: 1965-2004

Virginia Harper papers

Identifier: IWA0199

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

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