Posted on 04/12/2008

Photo taken on April  1, 1946

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Arlene Morris
African American Woman
Eyes Magazine
1946 Issue
Staffer at the magazine
Ground Breaker
Psychologist licensed by Iowa State

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First Issue of 'Eyes' Magazine

First Issue of 'Eyes' Magazine
While a college student Arlene Morris, appeared as a model for the very first cover and issue of Eyes Magazine, an early publication about African American life and culture, in 1946. She also served on the magazines staff. The magazine was only in publication from '46 to '47.

Miss Morris was also the first African American female psychologist to be licensed by the Iowa State Board of Psychology. [Photo and Info: Iowa Women's Archives, University of Iowa Libraries]