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A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.
University of Iowa graduate who worked as a secretary. The papers mainly consist of the diaries she kept from 1926-2002.
Japanese American activist who, after being interned in a War Relocation Center during World War II, travelled extensively and was heavily involved in human and civil rights campaigns in Iowa City and beyond.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Diaries of an Iowa woman.
A talented seamstress and milliner, Bertha Gotter Hedges was born in Greene County, Iowa, in 1887.
Autograph book and genealogy of 19th century Iowa woman.
The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.
Rural Linn County banker who worked outside of the home from 1910s to 1960s.
Homemaker from Wichita, Kansas whose papers consist primarily of journals.
University of Iowa graduate and laboratory assistant who was active in student government and served as a steward in AFSCME Local 12.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
University of Iowa nurse who farmed with her husband in Johnson County, Iowa
Federal Civil Service employee who graduated from the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Communication in 1932.
Civil rights activist, later known as the Rosa Parks of Iowa.
Diaries of farm and family life written by Elizabeth Buckwalter and her daughter Mary Jane Buckwalter in Scott County, Iowa from 1867-1878.
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.