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Immigrants

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: 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.
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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Dates: 1884-1993; 1884-1938

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

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.
Dates: Existence: 1991

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Dates: 1852-2011

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

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

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.
Dates: 1988

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

Leola Bergmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0237
Abstract Scholar, writer and artist.
Dates: 1935-2004

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 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

Mary Terronez papers

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

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

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

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Dates: 1982-1986

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

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Dates: 1929-2010

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.
Dates: 1956-2002