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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

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

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

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Dates: 1902-2008

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

Irene and Jose Guzman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0870
Abstract Photographs and slides pertaining to the Guzman's role in the Migrant Action Program in Mason City, Iowa.

Arrangement Photographs and slides available in the Iowa Digital Library.
Dates: 1963-1979

La Casa Latina (Sioux City, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0726
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1989 - 2007

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

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0886
Abstract Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1930-2013

Manuel and David Macias papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1944-2009

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

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0558
Abstract Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Dates: 1950-2013

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Dates: 1892-1989

Mary Terronez papers

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

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0559
Abstract Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dates: 1923-2003

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

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

Mujeres Latinas Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0822
Abstract Oral histories with Latino women and family members conducted by the staff of the Iowa Women's Archives through its Mujeres Latinas project.
Dates: 2003 - 2017

Muscatine Migrant Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0745
Abstract Migrant agency that advocated for agricultural laborers employed temporarily on eastern Iowa farms.
Dates: 1962-2005

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Adams family 1
Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Barcelo family 1
Barceló, Nancy V., 1946- 1
Brown, Bill 1
Brown, Harriet Connor, 1872- 1
Brown, Maria Dean Foster, 1827-1929 1
Cadena, Juan 1
Cadena, Marta 1
Cano family 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Christian Children's Fund 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Displaced Homemakers Network 1
Door Opener (Mason City, Iowa) 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Frederick County Human Relations Commission (Frederick County, Iowa) 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Garrity, Margaret 1
Garrity-Sandage Associates, Inc. 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Guzman, Irene, 1943- 1
Guzman, José, 1940- 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
Iowa Governor's Commission on Health Care Costs 1
La Casa Latina (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Macias family 1
Macias, David, 1885- 1
Macias, Manuel, 1890-1954 1
Macias, Pete 1
Macias, Rudolph Robert, 1920-2001 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Martínez, María Cano, 1925-1983 1
Mason, Kären 1
Midwest Gas (Company) 1
Morado family 1
National Center for Human Development 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
National Organization on Disability (U.S.) 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
Older Women's League (U.S.) 1
Olvera, Albert 1
Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
Pasadena Independent School District (Tex.) 1
Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Rodriguez, Estefania Joyce, 1923-2008 1
Rodriguez, Herman Glenn 1
Rodriguez, Muggie Adams 1
Rodriguez, Nestora Rivera 1
Rodriguez, Norberto 1
Rowlett, Adeline Adams 1
Rundquist, Maria, 1951- 1
Sandage family 1
Sandage, Scott 1
Sandage, Shirley M., 1927-2012 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
Swab, Joy 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
United States Department of Labor 1
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United States. Farmers Home Administration 1
University of Iowa 1
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 1
University of Minnesota 1
University of Oregon 1
University of Washington 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Vargas, Alice 1
Vargas, Lucy, 1930-2013 1
Vasquez, Albert 1
Webster College 1
Werner, Harold, -1968 1
Werner, Marta, 1906-1989 1
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