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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

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

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

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0733
Overview The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.
Dates: 1932-2019

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1975-2017

Mary Terronez papers

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

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

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