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JACQUELINE SCOTT (19xx- )TITLE:»

»PAPERS, 1988-1997 and undated

2.5 linear inches

DATES:»

»QUANTITY:»

ACQUISITION:

The »papers (donor no. 404) were donated by Jacqueline Scott in 1997.

ACCESS:

The »papers are open for research.

COPYRIGHT:

Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

PROCESSED BY:

»Kate Jones, 1997.

»Biography

            Jacqueline Scott, a Keokuk, Iowa educator and community activist, has been involved with celebrating the history of the African-American community in Keokuk.  Her activities have included publishing a companion newspaper for the town’s “Taste of Africa” celebrations and compiling a teacher’s resource packet on African-American history in Keokuk and Fort Madison, entitled We Shall Overcome.

Scope and Content Note

            Begin text here:The Jacqueline Scott papers date from 1988 to 1997 and measure 2.5 linear inches. The papers consist primarily of a resume, community newspapers, educational material, and photocopied photographs of Scott’s relatives. The photocopied photographs also appear in Scott’s teacher’s resource packet on African-American history in Southeast Iowa, We Shall Overcome. The community newspapers folders consist of advertisements for the “Taste of Africa” celebration, Taste of Africa 1995 newspaper, 1994 NAACP (Keokuk Chapter 4018) Black Awareness month newspaper, and a newspaper relating to the 1995 annual Keokuk Civil War Reenactment.  The educational material consists of the resource packet We Shall Overcome and some issues of Backpacking Across the Curriculum, a newspaper for teachers edited by Scott.  It also includes a goals statement and a scrapbook of materials that document Wells-Carey Kids Care, a service-learning project Scott implemented for Keokuk first graders to benefit students in the Red Shirt Elementary School on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.          

Box no.           Description

 

Box 1

Biographical material

Resume, undated

Photocopied photographs and newspaper clippings, undated

Community newspapers

Taste of Africa and NAACP, 1994-1997        

                                    Eighth Annual Keokuk Civil War Reenactment, 1995

Educational material

We Shall Overcome, 1988

Backpacking Across the Curriculum, undated

Backpacking Across the Curriculum, 1995-1996

School Service Learning Project, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

(Pine Ridge, SD), 1996-1997