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Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.
Two books that mention Felton and her achievements in nursing are filed in the printed work collection of the Iowa Women's Archives: Complete in All Its Parts: Nursing Education at the University of Iowa, 1898-1998 by Lee Anderson and Kathy Penningroth (1998) and The Path We Tread: Blacks in Nursing Worldwide, 1864-1994 by M. Elizabeth Carnegie (1995).
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Des Moines-based artist.
Estherville, Iowa-born homemaker and teacher who was active in literary, political, and religious groups in Des Moines.
Social worker and political activist, who served on the Iowa Civil Rights Commission from 1983 to 1984.
Social worker and the first African American woman in the United States to be named executive director of a greater metropolitan YWCA.
Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Native of India who founded the Gateway Dance Theatre, a Des Moines-based company specializing in multiethnic dance.
Mississippi schoolteacher who was forced into retirement in 1956 following desegregation.