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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

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

Estefania Joyce Rodriguez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0569
Abstract

Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.

Dates: 1902-2008

Esther Thornhill papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0254
Abstract

Ida Grove, Iowa mother and homemaker who worked at a hatchery and at a hamburger shop before marrying.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1956-1996

Inés García papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0467
Abstract

Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1916-1999

Jerry Yocum papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0704
Abstract

Transcript of the diary of Beulah Marie Lucas of Pocahontas, Iowa compiled by her son Jerry Yocum in 1997.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1997

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 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

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