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Davenport (Iowa)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf: Library Of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 45 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

Anna Moore Cheney diaries

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0595
Abstract

Diarist, mother, and minister's wife.

Dates: 1892-1953

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

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

Audio recording, January 14, 2020

 Item
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Monica Kurth about her legislative service, the role of gender in politics, and advice for women running for office.

Dates: January 14, 2020

Audio recording, October 21, 2019

 Item
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of an interview with Iowa state legislator Mona Martin about her legislative service (including her roles in the "drive-by delivery" ban, the 1998 Iowa ERA, and mandating insurance coverage for contraceptive care), her campaigns, and the role of gender in politics.

Dates: October 21, 2019

Barbara Wommack papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0698
Abstract

Clubwoman and member of the Semper Fidelis Club in Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1990-2005

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

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Connie Heckert papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0422
Abstract

Author and English instructor at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1989-1995

Cook Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0109
Abstract

Diaries of Edward E. Cook, journals and ledgers of the law firm of Cook & Dodge of Davenport, Iowa, and other business and legal papers.

Dates: 1841 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1880

Davenport Besler Corporation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0081
Abstract

Business records of a liquidated Davenport, Iowa, locomotive manufacturing company.

Dates: 1909-1955

Ella Bushnell-Hamlin papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0201
Abstract

Early suffragist and owner of Trident Publishing Company in Davenport, Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1912-1985

Ernella Van Horn papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0724
Abstract

The second of four generations of women in her family to play basketball in Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1993-2001

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

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
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

Fred Schwengel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0456
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of Iowa Representative Fred Schwengel.

Dates: 1940-1993; Majority of material found within 1960-1979

George Kepner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0016
Abstract

Business papers and correspondence relating primarily to Kepner's management of the Henry C. Potter Company dry goods store in Davenport, Iowa.

Dates: 1865-1866