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Oral history interview with Dora Martin Berry, August 14, 1997 [excerpts]
Dora Martin Berry's recollections of becoming the first African American to win the Miss State University of Iowa pageant.
"Queen of the campus," February 4, 1956
Correspondence between Orval Nielsen and University of Iowa President Virgil Hancher, December 1955
Correspondence between LeMars Elementary Schools Principal Orval Nielsen and University of Iowa President Virgil Hancher regarding the election of an African American homecoming queen.
"Negro girl crowned as Miss S.U.I.," 1955
Arabic-language publication with feature on Miss S.U.I. 1955
Publication contains an article with photographs about Dora Martin Berry's election as the first African American Miss State University of Iowa.
"The election of Dora Lee Martin," February 26, 1956
"Queen of the campus," December 12, 1955
"SUI shocks Houston," December 29, 1955
"Iowa versus Alabama," February 15, 1955
"A Negro girl is SUI queen," December 13, 1955