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Correspondence between Helen Downey and University of Iowa administration, 1919
Concerning the president's endorsement of a fund drive to provide housing for African American Students on campus.
Oral history interview with Helen Focht [excerpt]
Excerpted is Helen Focht's account of a trial integration of University of Iowa's Currier Hall in the summer of 1954 and her recollections of Betty (Arnett) Ward, the African American student involved in the integration.
Hawkeye 1953 [excerpt]
List of African American women University of Iowa students and their residences, 1907-1947
"Iowa City, Iowa: Mrs. Mary Perkins was confined to the hospital," February 4, 1916
"This old house an isle of pride, acceptance," April 18, 2001
Eyes magazine [excerpt]
University of Iowa student Arlene Morris is pictured on the cover of this magazine aimed at African Americans.
Roscoe Spencer letter to the editor of the Des Moines Register, July 31, 1985
"UI grads William Stafford and Margaret Walker receive NEA Senior Fellowships," December 18, 1991
"First negress candidate for Ph.D. in Iowa," July 20, 1941