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Cherry Muhanji papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0366
Abstract

Writer, lesbian activist, and University of Iowa alumna.

Dates: 1984-2006

Dorothy Schramm papers

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Identifier: IWA0183
Abstract

Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.

Dates: 1938-2006

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

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

Jane Elliott papers

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Identifier: IWA0832
Abstract

Riceville, Iowa schoolteacher and anti-racism activist who pioneered diversity training with her famous "Blue Eyed, Brown Eyed" exercise

Dates: 1968-2011

Women Against Racism Committee (Iowa City, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0364
Abstract

Multiethnic group founded in 1981 by women from the University of Iowa.

Dates: 1981-1998

Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) records

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Identifier: IWA0151
Abstract

Women's center established in 1970 to serve the university and community.

Dates: 1960-2006

Young Women's Resource Center (Des Moines, Iowa) records

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Identifier: IWA0048
Abstract

This local organization's goal was to, educate, and empower young women in the Greater Des Moines area through counseling and other programs.

Dates: 1975-2015

YWCA of Greater Des Moines records

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Identifier: IWA0167
Abstract

The records are arranged in eight series: Administrative records, Financial records, Publicity, Branches and clubs, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Artifacts, and 1998 Accession.

Dates: 1885-1995

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