Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.
Collection of material relating to some contributions of Black Americans to film and television.
BSU Records were actually publications of the group using various titles at different times - Pamoja, Challenger, and New Challenger. These titles are now in the University Serials and Journals Collection (RG01.0009.002).
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
These papers describe the work of Dr. Darwin T. Turner and his collections of writings by African American authors. These papers document his development of the African American World Studies Program, within the English Department at the University of Iowa.
This collection is comprised of materials related to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Fraternities and Sororities on the University of Iowa campus. This collection is growing to represent our six active Black fraternities and sororities.
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.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
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.
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.
Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.