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Mexican American women

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 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

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

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Dates: 1902-2008

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

Ines Garcia papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1916-1999

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

Lucy and Henry Vargas papers

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

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 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

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

Marta Werner papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0361
Abstract Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Dates: 1892-1989

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

Nancy V. "Rusty" Barcelo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0188
Abstract Activist and administrator at the University of Iowa whose papers provide insight into Latino life and culture in Iowa and across the Midwest.
Dates: 1946-2005

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