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Immigrants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson correspondence

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

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.

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.

De Jong Family papers

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

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.

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.

Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0677
Abstract The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

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.