This guide describes materials available in the University of Iowa Archives, Department of Special Collections, that pertain to African American students who attended the University of Iowa.
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African American Women in Iowa
Esther Walls with a disc jockey and Tony Bennett for a teenage program at the Donnell Library Center, New York, N.Y., 1956
African American Women in Iowa Digital Collection: This digital collection of photographs, news clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, directories, and newsletters documents the experience of African American women in Iowa during the twentieth century. The digital collection, ca. 1924-1970, represents a small portion of the many collections in the Iowa Women’s Archives on the history of African American women in Iowa. Click here to see a complete list.
The Iowa Women's Archives currently holds over 900 collections of Iowa women and their organizations, check out what's available here.