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Davenport (Iowa)

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

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

James Wills Bollinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0036
Abstract Lawyer and judge. Mostly concerns Bollinger's studies of Abraham Lincoln and as a collector of Lincolniana.
Dates: 1926-1951

Jean and John L. Schneiders papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0783
Abstract Davenport community and civil rights activists during the 1960s.
Dates: 1962-1971

Joann Weldon papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

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

Margaret Atherton Bonney papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

Mary Vasquez Olvera papers

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

Merle Ramirez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0809
Overview Educator, activist, and musician from Davenport, Iowa, who held leadership positions in UAW Local 858 and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
Dates: 1987 - 2016

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

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

Oral Histories of Iowa Policewomen

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

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

Ruth Ashton Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0162
Abstract Physical education teacher whose papers include records of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women and of the Association for Girls and Women in Sport.
Dates: 1971-1994

The Clionian Club (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0357
Abstract Women's study group which originated in 1874.
Dates: 1874-1996

Trula Godwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0618
Abstract Davenport, Iowa, policewoman from 1973-1998.
Dates: 1941-2003

Vern Berry papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IWA0354
Abstract Newspaper columnist who co-authored a book entitled, ?Roots and Recipes: Six Generations of Heartland Cookery.?

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Dates: 1980-1998

Walsh Construction Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0053
Abstract This small collection contains papers of the company started by Patrick T. Walsh. These are mostly photocopies and photostats, and include information on the Walsh Company, correspondence, and materials relating to their bid to build the Panama Canal.
Dates: 1916-1952