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Adella Martinez papers

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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

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

Arlene Jens papers

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Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.
Dates: 1962-2006

Basilisa Herrera papers

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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

Cecile Cooper papers

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Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract Civil rights worker in Davenport.
Dates: 1964-1998

Ernest Rodriguez papers

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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

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

Frances Hawthorne papers

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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.
Dates: 1906-2000; 1950-2000

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

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Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.
Dates: 1902-1973; 1920-1960

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.
Dates: 1920-2003

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

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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

Louise Goldman papers

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Identifier: IWA0307
Abstract Public servant, feminist activist, and poet from Davenport, Iowa.
Dates: 1933-1997

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

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

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

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Identifier: IWA0313
Abstract Bonney's research files include Iowa suffragist Mary Jane Coggeshall, scientist Mary Louise Putnam, physician Jennie McCowen, and pioneer evangelist and minister, Abner Kneeland
Dates: 1810-1992

Margaret Fox papers

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Identifier: IWA0530
Abstract Faculty member in the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa from 1949 to 1980.
Dates: 1930-2010

Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers

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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

Mary Terronez papers

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

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

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

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

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

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

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Identifier: IWA0046
Abstract 15 interviews and associated materials document the entry of women into Iowa's law enforcement agencies.
Dates: 1968-2005

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League of United Latin American Citizens. Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) 4
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Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 2
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Adams, Monroe Milton 1
Aguilera, Maria Mercedes, 1936-2013 1
Bonney, Margaret Atherton 1
Brewton, Frances 1
Brown, Geraldine 1
Bucklew, Jeanette, 1946- 1
Carson, Frances 1
Charleton, Gwyn 1
Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993 1
Christensen, Jeanne, 1938- 1
Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Coffin, Barbara, 1941- 1
Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
Estes, Simon 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Grubbs, Joyce Godwin 1
Harling, George 1
Harling, Icey Lenora Teel, 1878-1964 1
Harling, Maurice 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Henry, Phylliss, 1940- 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Jens, Arlene, 1926- 1
Juilliard School 1
Kneeland, Abner, 1774-1844 1
Lessmeier, Mary Jo, 1952- 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Mason, Kären 1
Maxwell, Artice 1
McCowen, Jennie, 1845-1924 1
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Meyer, Ann J., 1954- 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
Ockenfels-Jordahl, Cathy, 1959- 1
Olvera, Albert 1
Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen (Peoject) 1
Palmer, Dorothy, 1919- 1
Peterson, Dana 1
Piper, Karlene, 1938- 1
Pollock, Joanne M., 1959- 1
Putnam Museum 1
Putnam, Mary Louise Duncan, 1832-1903 1
Quad Cities Council on Human Rights 1
Rash, Sharon 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
Rouse, Josephine, 1924- 1
Rowlett, Adeline Adams 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Schwengel, Fred, 1907-1993 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
Spencer, Bessie 1
State University of Iowa 1
Stence, Barbara, 1950- 1
Teel School of Expression (Davenport, Iowa) 1
Terronez family 1
Terronez, Felipe Bravo 1
Terronez, Irene 1
Terronez, John, 1938-1997 1
Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
Terronez, Virginia 1
University of Iowa 1
University of Iowa. Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education 1
University of Wisconsin 1
Vargas, Alice 1
Vargas, Lucy, 1930-2013 1
Vasquez, Albert 1
Walden, Janet, 1935- 1
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