Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Ayako "A. Mori" Costantino papers
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.
Ben F. Jensen Papers
U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.
Edward Spannaus Papers
Participant in the 1965 Mississippi Summer Project and local Iowa City civil rights protests as a student at the State University of Iowa. Includes SNCC and COFO records; interview transcript; clippings about SARE efforts; photographs; correspondence to his parents; project description; legal guide; questionnaire; newsletters; memoranda; and voter registration pamphlets.
Eric Morton Civil Rights Papers
Papers of an organizer for the Freedom Summer.
Ernest Rodriguez papers
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
FBI Investigation of the Lemuel A. Penn Murder Papers
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.
Harry Harper Papers
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.
Iowans in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice: An Oral History
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.
James Bromwell Papers
Lawyer and U.S. Congressman, 1961-1965. Political and campaign related papers.
Jean and John L. Schneiders papers
Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Jean Shoots papers
Writer, performer, volunteer, and nurse in Iowa City.
Lucy and Henry Vargas papers
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Maria Rundquist papers
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Martha Nash papers
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.
Mary Louise Smith papers
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.
Maude Esther White papers
Founder of the Des Moines Tutoring Center, and Iowa's first Affirmative Action administrator from 1973 to 1978.
Muscatine Migrant Committee records
Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
Polly Ely papers
Peace and civil rights activist who was a longtime member of Peoples Church Unitarian Universalist in Cedar Rapids.
Ruth Scharnau papers
Teacher and community activist who was a founding member of the Dubuque National Organization for Women.
Shirley M. Sandage papers
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.