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Adella Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0582
Abstract A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Dates: 1922-2005

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Dates: 1927-1983

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993

Basilisa Herrera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0868
Abstract Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Dates: 1924-2003

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.
Dates: 1920-1999

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

Ernest Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0784
Abstract Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Dates: 1910-2014

Esther Treptow Clark

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1919-2010

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Dates: 1926-2009

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0885
Abstract Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dates: 1949-2004

Otilia Gomez Savala papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0827
Abstract Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1937-2014

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Dates: 1800-2009

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.
Dates: 1956-2002

Van Zante and De Cook Families papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0721
Abstract Late 19th century diary of adolescent Dutch-American farm girl and 1932 farm diary of her daughter-in-law.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1888-1969

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Dutch American women 2
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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 2
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Childress, Elizabeth 1
Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
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De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Drake University 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Korn family 1
Korn, Samuel 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Morado family 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
Olwein High School (Olwein, Iowa) 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Schaefer, Ruth, 1909-2002 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
Swanson, Augusta Gustafson, 1862?- 1
Swanson, Carl, 1850-1922 1
Swanson, Ellen 1
Swanson, Julia 1
Terronez family 1
Terronez, Felipe Bravo 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Terronez, Irene 1
Terronez, John, 1938-1997 1
Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
Terronez, Virginia 1
Tucker, Bertha Korn, 1908-2010 1
Tucker, Isadore 1
Tucker, Janey 1
Tucker, Yale 1
University of Iowa 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Zante family 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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