wa00016. Latinas and their Families
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Longtime resident of Fort Madison, Iowa, and leader in LULAC Council 304, the first council in Iowa of the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) artist, activist, and co-editor of Invisible Faces: Identity Portrays.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
First president of the women’s LULAC Council #306 in Des Moines, Iowa, served on state commissions, and advocated for civil rights for Iowa’s Latino community.
Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Photographs and slides pertaining to the Guzman's role in the Migrant Action Program in Mason City, Iowa.
Photographs and slides available in the Iowa Digital Library.
Non-profit organization that helped recent Latino immigrants and non-English speakers in the Siouxland area obtain human services, healthcare, housing, and other basic needs.
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
The League of United Latin American Citizens Councils #306 and #308 provided opportunities for educational, social, and civil rights advancement for Latinos in the area through scholarships, social events, and political activism.
Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.
The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.