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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

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0577
Abstract The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Dates: 1913-2006

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Dates: 1959-2016

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Dates: 1926-2009

Shirley M. Sandage papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0318
Abstract Mason City, Iowa-born civil rights activist, United States field representative for the Christian Children's Fund and director of program development for the National Organization on Disability.
Dates: 1927-2012

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