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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

Birdie Sears papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0903
Abstract

Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.

Dates: 1875-2013

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

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0238
Abstract

Lecturer, author and playwright who ran the Teel School of Expression in Davenport, 1918-1934 and was later a writer and editor for the Durant News.

Dates: 1902-1973

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council 10 (Davenport, Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0733
Abstract

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 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

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0885
Abstract

Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.

Dates: 1949-2004

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

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