wa00016/wa00016.1. Individual and Family papers
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Adella Martinez papers
A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Alejandra (Hondo) Porrez Lozano papers
Longtime resident of Fort Madison, Iowa, and leader in LULAC Council 304, the first council in Iowa of the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Antonia and Federico Lopez papers
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Ernest Rodriguez papers
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers
Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
Florence Vallejo Terronez papers
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Ila Plasencia papers
First president of the women’s LULAC Council #306 in Des Moines, Iowa, served on state commissions, and advocated for civil rights for Iowa’s Latino community.
Inés García papers
Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
Irene and Jose Guzman papers
Photographs and slides pertaining to the Guzman's role in the Migrant Action Program in Mason City, Iowa.
Photographs and slides available in the Iowa Digital Library.
Lucy and Henry Vargas papers
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Manuel and David Macias papers
Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.
The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
Maria Cano Martinez papers
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.
Maria Mercedes Aguilera papers
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Maria Rundquist papers
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Marta Werner papers
Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Mary Terronez papers
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Mary Vasquez Olvera papers
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Modesta and Genaro Garnica papers
Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Otilia Gomez Savala papers
Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.
Patricia Peterson Wiese papers
English as a Second Language teacher in West Liberty, Iowa.