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Civil rights

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0905
Abstract

Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.

Dates: 1944-2012; Other: Date acquired: 2012-12-06

Ben F. Jensen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0147
Abstract

U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.

Dates: 1939-1964

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

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

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

Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: RG01.0006.003
Scope and Contents

This oral history collection consists of transcripts and digital files pertaining to "Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History," Conducted in the Fall of 2014.

Dates: 2014

James Bromwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0441
Abstract

Lawyer and U.S. Congressman, 1961-1965. Political and campaign related papers.

Dates: 1959 -1969

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract

Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.

Dates: 1962-1971

Jean Shoots papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0308
Abstract

Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.

Dates: 1990-1998

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract

Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1930-2013

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

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

Mary Louise Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0027
Abstract

First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.

Dates: 1925-1997

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

Muscatine Migrant Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0745
Abstract

Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.

Dates: 1962-2005

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

Ruth Scharnau papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0224
Abstract

Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.

Dates: 1970-2013

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract

Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.

Dates: 1927-2012

Stephen Lynn Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG02.0009.032
Abstract

State University of Iowa alumnus and activist.

Dates: 1964-2016