• Women@Iowa
  • Women’s Suffrage in Iowa Collection

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    In honor of the 90th Anniversary of women’s suffrage, the UI Libraries digitized thousands of documents, photographs, and artifacts highlighting Iowa’s unique heritage. The materials come from the Iowa Women’s Archives, the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Special Collections Departments of The University of Iowa and Iowa State University libraries.

  • African American/Black@Iowa
  • Edna Griffin Papers

    Edna Griffin

    The Iowa Women’s Archives contains thousands of documents related to the lives of African American Women in Iowa. Among those documents are the Edna Griffin Papers – a collection of photographs, interviews, newspaper clippings related to the life of this remarkable Iowan and civil rights activist. The collection also includes her FBI file from 1948 to 1951, which you can help transcribe at DIY History.

  • Women@Iowa
  • Eve Drewelowe Digital Collection

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    Eve Drewelowe received her BA in Graphic and Plastic Arts from the University of Iowa in 1923. She petitioned the UI in order to pursue her course of study at the graduate level. A year later she completed the MA in Graphic and Plastic Arts, becoming one of the first people in the nation to receive this degree. The collection includes biographical information, correspondence, exhibit materials, manuscripts, travel journals and sketchbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork inventories, and other miscellaneous materials.