Dolly Darigo Papers, 1949-1994 (S0689)

2 cubic feet, 11 photographs

 Finding Aid

The Dolly Darigo Papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, brochures, flyers, newsletters, and photographs chronicling the interests of Darigo from 1949 to 1994. Throughout her career, Darigo worked as a bacteriologist for the U.S. Army and later for Missouri Baptist Hospital; naturalist for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; and collected and identified specimens for the state herbarium in Jefferson City. She was involved in a series of causes, including the United Farm Workers Union, Freedom of Residence, penal reform, and employment for the mentally disabled and to improve race relations.