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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: 1952-2022

Edna Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948-2004

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

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

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract

Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Dates: 1962-1971

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

Margaret Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0001
Abstract

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

Dates: 1973-1978

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

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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

Martha Nash papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0235
Abstract

Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.

Dates: 1939-2000

Maude Esther White papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0196
Abstract

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

Dates: 1957-1996

Polly Ely papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0829
Abstract

Peace and civil rights activist who was a longtime member of Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist in Cedar Rapids.

Dates: 1937-2008

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