Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Anson R. Butler Papers
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.
Arlene Morris papers
Clinical psychologist and University of Iowa alumna who was a member of the Des Moines Know Your Neighbor panel.
Ben F. Jensen Papers
U.S. Representative from Iowa. Correspondence, subject files, legislative records, and speeches relating to his career in the Congress.
Black Film and Television Collection
Collection of material relating to some contributions of Black Americans to film and television.
Black Student Union Records
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).
Catherine Gayle Williams papers
Professional dancer and deputy commissioner of the Iowa Department of Social Services.
Cecile Cooper papers
Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Darwin T. Turner Papers
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.
Dr. Anthony Ferguson National Pan-Hellenic Council Records
This collection is comprised of materials related to the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Fraternies and Sorieties on University of Iowa campus. This collection is growing to represent our six active Black faternities and sorieties.
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.
Frances Hawthorne papers
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Geneva Southall papers
Professor Emeritus of Afro-American Studies and Music at the University of Minnesota; University of Iowa alumna.
George W. Strong Papers
Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.
Gwendolyn Fowler papers
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
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.
Jacqueline Scott papers
Elementary schoolteacher in Keokuk, Iowa.
Jane Burleson papers
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Jean and John L. Schneiders papers
Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Jo Rabenold papers
Iowa City activist who collected lesbian and feminist publications during the 1970s and 1980s.