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wa00001. Cross-Cultural Perspectives

 Record Group
Identifier: wa00001
For Fall 2016 class

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Adella Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Augusta Gustafson Swanson correspondence

Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Edna Griffin papers

Identifier: IWA0443
Abstract Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.

Ernest Rodriguez papers

Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Frances Hawthorne papers

Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Laura Gibson Smith papers

Identifier: IWA0069
Abstract Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.

Manuel and David Macias papers

Identifier: IWA0887
Abstract Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.

Arrangement The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.