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Aldeen Davis papers

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Identifier: IWA0279
Abstract Muscatine, Iowa, newspaper columnist active in arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations.
Dates: 1954-1995

Archie L. Greene papers

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Identifier: IWA0296
Abstract Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Dates: 1963-1998

Azalia Mitchell papers

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Identifier: IWA0650
Abstract Mitchell and her husband operated the Community Pharmacy in Des Moines for 25 years.
Dates: 1911-1988

Barbara M. Calderon papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0247
Abstract Nursing administrator and first African-American public health nurse in Iowa.

Arrangement Two folders, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1945-1968

Betty Jean Furgerson papers

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Identifier: IWA0111
Abstract Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Dates: 1921-2010

Billie D. Lloyd papers

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Identifier: IWA0705
Abstract Social worker, community activist, and civic administrator who founded the Quad Cities Conference on Black Families, Inc.
Dates: 1957-1995

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

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Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Dates: 1964-1998

Cherry Muhanji papers

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Identifier: IWA0366
Abstract Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.
Dates: 1984-2006

Dora E. Mackay papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0248
Abstract African American singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one audiocassette [AC1109] shelved in audiocassette collection.
Dates: 1932-2006

E. Marie Hawkins papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0333
Abstract Iowa City elementary school teacher.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF; one videocassette [V133] shelved in videocassette collection.
Dates: 1991-1997

Edith Reed Atkinson papers

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Identifier: IWA0251
Abstract Singer and radio-script editor from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Atkinson performed in a song-and-dance act with her brothers Wallace and Cecil Reed from 1935 to 1944.
Dates: 1935-1997

Edna Griffin papers

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Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Dates: 1948-2004

Elizabeth "Bettye" Crawford Tate papers

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Identifier: IWA0266
Abstract 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

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Identifier: IWA0288
Abstract 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

Frances Hawthorne papers

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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

Geraldene Felton papers

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Identifier: IWA0330
Abstract Professor and former dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Arrangement 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).
Dates: 1951-2004

Giving Voice to their Memories: Oral Histories of African American Women in Iowa

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Identifier: IWA0331
Abstract Oral history project of the Iowa Women's Archives.
Dates: 1997-1998

Gwendolyn Fowler papers

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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

Iowa Nurses' Association records

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Identifier: IWA0023
Abstract State branch of the national organization. The overall purpose of the association has been to promote and improve the professional skills and status of nurses. Arrangement Administrative Records, 1904-1989 (boxes 1-18) American Nurses Association, 1928-1989 (boxes 18-24) Committees, 1933-1989 (boxes24-34) Continuing Education, 1955-1989 (boxes 34-36) Conventions, 1904-1989 (boxes 37-44) Districts, 1920-1984 (boxes44-48) Economic...
Dates: 1904-1989

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Veterans Administration Hospital (Iowa City, Iowa) 2
Wing, Adrien Katherine 2
Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1902- 2
YWCA of Greater Des Moines 2
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Basketball League 1
American Nurses Association 1
Anderson, Ruth Bluford, 1921-2013 1
Antioch Baptist Church (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's (Dubuque, Iowa) 1
Atkinson, Edith Reed, 1919-2000 1
Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh (Pa.) 1
Berry, Dora Martin, 1937- 1
Berry, Jean, 1938- 1
Bolden, Louise, 1922- 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Bridgeport Central High School (Bridgeport, Conn.) 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Burleson, Jane, 1928- 1
Calderon, Barbara McDonald, 1915- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Club Les Dames (Waterloo, Iowa) 1
Coffin, Winnie 1
Community Pharmacy (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Cooper, Fannie Wilson 1
Cothorn, Marguerite, 1909-1998 1
Davis, Aldeen 1
Davis, June, 1940- 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 1
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Phi Chapter (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Des Moines Area Community College 1
Des Moines City Federation of Colored Women 1
Des Moines Suffrage Club 1
Des Moines Tutoring Center 1
Domond, Nadine, 1975- 1
Drake College of Pharmacy 1
Dungy, Madgetta, 1942- 1
Eichacker, Lois H., 1932- 1
Estes, Simon 1
Fowler, Gwendolyn Wilson, 1907-1997 1
Franklin Book Programs, inc. 1
Furgerson, Penny, 1936- 1
Gateway Dance Theatre 1
Greene, Archie L., 1945- 1
Greene, Archie Lou Shipp 1
Griffin, Edna, 1909-2000 1
Griffin, Phyllis 1
Haralovich, Mary Beth 1
Harper family 1
Harper, Virginia, 1929-1997 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawkins, E. Marie, 1931- 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Hickok, Kathy 1
Indo-American Association of Des Moines 1
Iowa Civil Rights Commission 1
Iowa Commission for Senior Citizens 1
Iowa Commission on the Status of African-Americans 1
Iowa League for Nursing 1
Iowa Nurses' Association 1
Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service 1
Iowa. Department of Agriculture 1
Iowa. Department of Social Services 1
James, Barbara 1
Johnson, Helen Warren, 1908- 1
Jones, Leah A., 1965- 1
Juilliard School 1
Kansas City Art Institute 1
Katz Drug Store (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Lawrence, Noah 1
Lloyd, Billie D., 1940-1991 1
Mackay, Dora E., 1915- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Mary Church Terrell Club (Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
McIntyre, Elizabeth Cicel Crawford 1
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Mitchell, Azalia, 1898-1986 1
Mitchell, James Wardlow 1
Morris, Arlene Roberts 1
Mount Ararat Baptist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1
Muhanji, Cherry 1
Muscatine Federated Women's Club 1
Nash, Martha, 1925-2000 1
National Council of Catholic Women (U.S.) 1
Networking Together, Inc. 1
Noble, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1945- 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Penny, Dianna, 1940- 1
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