wa00001. Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.
Coursework by Jan Taylor, "The Influence of Student Activism on University of Iowa's Support for Native American Students: 1968 - 1993."
Casey, Iowa native who taught country school before marrying and homesteading in Wyoming in 1913. She taught school in the Philippines in the 1910s and 1920s.
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.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
1917 graduate of Cornell College, Iowa, who served as a missionary in the Changchao District of Northern China.
The daughter of Norwegian immigrants who came to Humboldt County, Iowa in 1872. Reflections on pioneer life through handwritten stories and letters for her grandchildren.
Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.
Communication specialist at Iowa State University who produced the documentary Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard.