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African American Firsts in Waterloo and Iowa

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First African-American doctor in Waterloo: Dr. Hubert H. London

 

First African-American woman mayor in Iowa: LaMetta Wynn at Clinton, elected 11/7/1995.

 

First African-American policeman in Waterloo: James Brown (Courier 5/18/1953, p. 11)

 

First African-American principal in Waterloo: McIvory Jennings (Courier, 7/1/1969; Courier, 6/20/1967, "Negro Teachers Here Since 1962")

 

First African-American teacher in Waterloo: Lily Furgerson (See Biography clippings binder, page 266.

 

Resources:

Palimpsest, Vol. 61, page 80.

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