Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Adella Martinez papers
A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Amy Sophia Auer memoir
Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.
Antonia and Federico Lopez papers
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers
Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Basilisa Herrera papers
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Bertha Korn Tucker papers
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.
De Jong Family papers
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Ernest Rodriguez papers
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Esther Treptow Clark papers
Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
Florence Vallejo Terronez papers
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir
The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Lela Aurilla Yost memoir
Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.
Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990
Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir
Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Maria Cano Martinez papers
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.
Mary Terronez papers
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Modesta and Genaro Garnica papers
Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Nancy De Vries Blom papers
Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Otilia Gomez Savala papers
Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.
Reese Family Papers
Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.
Ruth Schaefer papers
A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.