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Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

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

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Christine Grant papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0329
Abstract

Sports administrator, professor, and gender equity activist.

Dates: 1952-2009

Edna Griffin papers

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Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948-2004

Edward Spannaus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0009.036
Scope and Contents

Participant in the 1965 Mississippi Summer Project and local Iowa City civil rights protests as a student at the State University of Iowa. Includes SNCC and COFO records; interview transcript; clippings about SARE efforts; photographs; correspondence to his parents; project description; legal guide; questionnaire; newsletters; memoranda; and voter registration pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1961 - 1965

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract

Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Dates: 1910-2014

FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

James Bromwell Papers

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Identifier: msc0441
Abstract

Lawyer and U.S. Congressman, 1961-1965. Political and campaign related papers.

Dates: 1959 -1969

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

Jean Shoots papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0308
Abstract

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

Dates: 1990-1998

Joyce Beisswenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0823
Abstract

Social worker and civil rights activist from Osage, Iowa.

Dates: 1906-2005

Lemme Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0260
Abstract

Traces the family history of Helen Lemme, a civil rights activist who was named Iowa City's first Woman of the Year in 1955.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1970-1998

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

March for Women's Lives, Iowa Delegation records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0578
Abstract

On April 25, 2004, pro-choice activists went to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Women's Lives, a protest against the pro-life policies of President George W. Bush's administration.

Dates: 2004

Margaret Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0001
Abstract

Subject files, correspondence and clippings relating to women's rights.

Dates: 1973-1978

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract

Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland

Dates: 1810-1992

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

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