DeVerne Calloway Papers, 1929-1986 (S0012)

18.2 cubic feet, 430 folders, 604 photographs, 5 volumes, 4 items

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 Digitized Materials

The DeVerne Calloway Papers contain correspondence, meeting meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, and scrapbooks chronicling her personal life and career as the first African American woman elected to the Missouri legislature. As the Missouri State Representative from the 70th District (1962-1981), Calloway focused on assisting welfare recipients and prisoners, which is reflected in her correspondence.



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