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Anson R. Butler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0001
Abstract

Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-1900; 1861-1864

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

Ben F. Jensen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0147
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

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

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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

Darwin T. Turner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG99.0340
Abstract

These papers describe the work of Dr. Darwin T. Turner and his collections of writings by African American authors. These papers document his development of the African American World Studies Program, within the English Department at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1946 - 1991

Dr. Anthony Ferguson National Pan-Hellenic Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0003.056
Abstract

This collection is comprised of materials related to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Fraternies and Sorieties on University of Iowa campus. This collection is growing to represent our six active Black faternities and sorieties.

Dates: Majority of material found in 2010-2022

FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers

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Identifier: msc0507
Abstract

Obtained from the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act in 1999, these papers document the FBI's investigation into the murder of Lemuel A. Penn. Ku Klux Klan members who murdered him were the first persons convicted under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Dates: 1964-1967

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

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Identifier: IWA0380
Abstract

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

Dates: 1960-2004

George W. Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0057
Abstract

Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.

Dates: 1862-1868; Majority of material found in 1862-1865

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

Harry Harper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0365
Abstract

Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.

Dates: 1946-1985

Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History

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Identifier: RG01.0006.003
Scope and Contents

This oral history collection consists of transcripts and digital files pertaining to "Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History," Conducted in the Fall of 2014.

Dates: 2014

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

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

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Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract

Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Dates: 1962-1971

Jo Rabenold papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0191
Abstract

Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1965-1983

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