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The Resource Invisible Hawkeyes : African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era, edited by Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill

Invisible Hawkeyes : African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era, edited by Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill

Label
Invisible Hawkeyes : African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era
Title
Invisible Hawkeyes
Title remainder
African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Between the 1930s and 1960s, the University of Iowa sought to assert its modernity, cosmopolitanism, and progressivism through an increased emphasis on the fine and performing arts and athletics. This enhancement coincided with a period when an increasing number of African American students arrived at the university, from both within and outside of the state, seeking to take advantage of its relatively liberal racial relations and rising artistic prestige. The presence of accomplished African American students performing in musical concerts, participating in visual art exhibitions, acting on stage, publishing literature, and competing on sports fields forced white students, instructors, and administrators to confront their undeniable intellect and talent. Unlike the work completed in traditional academic units, these students' contributions to the university community were highly visible and burst beyond the walls of their individual units and primary spheres of experience to reach a much larger audience on campus and in the city and nation beyond the university's boundaries. By examining the quieter collisions between Iowa's polite midwestern progressivism and African American students' determined ambition, Invisible Hawkeyes focuses attention on both local stories and their national implications. By looking at the University of Iowa and a smaller midwestern college town like Iowa City, this collection reveals how fraught moments of interracial collaboration, meritocratic advancement, and institutional insensitivity deepen our understanding of America's painful conversion into a diverse republic committed to racial equality. SUBJECTS COVERED Edison Holmes Anderson, George Overall Caldwell, Elizabeth Catlett, Fanny Ellison, Oscar Anderson Fuller, Michael Harper, James Alan McPherson, Herbert Franklin Mells, Herbert Nipson, Thomas Pawley, William Oscar Smith, Mitchell Southall, Margaret Walker CONTRIBUTORS Dora Martin Berry, Richard M. Breaux, Kathleen A. Edwards, Lois Eichaker, Brian Hallstoos, Lena M. Hill, Michael D. Hill, Dianna Penny, Donald W. Tucker, Ted Wheeler"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
378.777/655
Index
index present
LC call number
LD2568
LC item number
.I68 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hill, Lena M.
  • Hill, Michael D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Iowa
  • African American college students
  • African American college students
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
Label
Invisible Hawkeyes : African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era, edited by Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "Hidden Names and Complex Fates : Black Students Who Integrated the University of Iowa" / Lena Hill -- Testimonial #1: Iowa Was One More Step Toward My Future / Lois Eichaker -- Excellent Work and Superior Traits of Personality : Composing An Integrated Music Department / Brian Hallstoos -- Testimonial #2: A Different Kind of Beauty / Dora Martin Berry -- Elizabeth Catlett and Iowa, 1937-1940 / Kathleen A. Edwards -- Testimonial #3: Going the Distance / Ted Wheeler -- Staging Authentic African American Character : Regionalism, Race, and UI Theatre / Lena Hill -- Testimonial #4: The Two-Edged Sword / Don Tucker -- Obscured Traditions : Black Workshoppers, 1940-1965 / Michael Hill -- Testimonial #5: I Never Thought of Myself as An Outsider / Dianna Penny -- Tireless Partners and Skilled Competitors : Seeing UI's Black Male Athletes, 1934-1960 / Richard M. Breaux -- Testimonial #6: Launched Towards the Brass Ring / Al Jarreau -- Conclusion : An Indivisible Legacy : Iowa and the Conscience of Democracy / Michael Hill
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9781609384418
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky283725357
  • (OCoLC)948560463
  • 943537
Label
Invisible Hawkeyes : African Americans at the University of Iowa during the long Civil Rights era, edited by Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "Hidden Names and Complex Fates : Black Students Who Integrated the University of Iowa" / Lena Hill -- Testimonial #1: Iowa Was One More Step Toward My Future / Lois Eichaker -- Excellent Work and Superior Traits of Personality : Composing An Integrated Music Department / Brian Hallstoos -- Testimonial #2: A Different Kind of Beauty / Dora Martin Berry -- Elizabeth Catlett and Iowa, 1937-1940 / Kathleen A. Edwards -- Testimonial #3: Going the Distance / Ted Wheeler -- Staging Authentic African American Character : Regionalism, Race, and UI Theatre / Lena Hill -- Testimonial #4: The Two-Edged Sword / Don Tucker -- Obscured Traditions : Black Workshoppers, 1940-1965 / Michael Hill -- Testimonial #5: I Never Thought of Myself as An Outsider / Dianna Penny -- Tireless Partners and Skilled Competitors : Seeing UI's Black Male Athletes, 1934-1960 / Richard M. Breaux -- Testimonial #6: Launched Towards the Brass Ring / Al Jarreau -- Conclusion : An Indivisible Legacy : Iowa and the Conscience of Democracy / Michael Hill
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 230 pages
Isbn
9781609384418
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky283725357
  • (OCoLC)948560463
  • 943537

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