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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

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Identifier: IWA0808
Abstract

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Arlene Jens papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0499
Abstract

Nurse, abortion rights activist and educator from Fairfield, Iowa.

Dates: 1962-2006

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

Cecile Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0006
Abstract

Civil rights worker in Davenport.

Dates: 1964-1998

Ernest Rodriguez papers

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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

Frances Hawthorne papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0473
Abstract

Des Moines educator whose materials include You Can't Go Back to Buxton and African Americans in Iowa: a Chronicle of Contributions, 1830-1992.

Dates: 1906-2000

Icey Lenora Teel Harling papers

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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

Joann Weldon papers

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Identifier: IWA0521
Abstract

A resident of Davenport from 1962, Weldon publicly acknowledged her lesbian identity during the early 1950s.

Dates: 1920-2003

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

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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

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

Trula Godwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0618
Abstract

Davenport, Iowa, policewoman from 1973-1998.

Dates: 1941-2003

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Coggeshall, Mary Jane Whitely, 1836-1911 1
Cooper, Cecile, 1900-1997 1
Davenport Academy of Sciences 1
Estes, Simon 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Fox, Margaret, 1912-2010 1
Furgerson, Betty Jean, 1927- 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Godwin, Trula, 1940-2002 1
Goldman, Louise, 1924-1998 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Grubbs, Joyce Godwin 1
Harling, George 1
Harling, Icey Lenora Teel, 1878-1964 1
Harling, Maurice 1
Harris, Gwendolene Barry 1
Hawthorne, Frances E. 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Iowa Women's Hall of Fame 1
Jens, Arlene, 1926- 1
Juilliard School 1
Kneeland, Abner, 1774-1844 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Marsh, Marjorie, 1913- 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
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Olvera, Augustine 1
Olvera, Mary Vásquez, 1927- 2016 1
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Quad Cities Council on Human Rights 1
Rash, Sharon 1
Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Rodriguez, Estefania Joyce, 1923-2008 1
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Rodriguez, Muggie Adams 1
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Rowlett, Adeline Adams 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Schwengel, Fred, 1907-1993 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
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State University of Iowa 1
Teel School of Expression (Davenport, Iowa) 1
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Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
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University of Iowa 1
University of Iowa. Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education 1
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Vargas, Alice 1
Vargas, Henry, 1929- 1
Vargas, Lucy, 1930-2013 1
Vasquez, Albert 1
Weldon, Joann, 1931-2001 1
Weldon, Mary Loomis 1
West Virginia University. Department of Physical Education 1
Wilson, Paul 1
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