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Writer and volunteer who earned a doctorate in English from the University of Iowa while living with spinocerebellar degeneration.
Mason City, Iowa native and librarian who was the first African-American female student at University of Iowa elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Professor in the College of Education at Iowa State University until her retirement in 1994. Materials relate to the history of sports and particularly the participation of women and African-Americans in Iowa sports.
Professional volunteer active in several arts, civic, educational, and religious organizations in Cedar Rapids.
Fort Madison civic leader and former president of the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board.