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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

Amy Sophia Auer memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0754
Abstract

Photocopied memoir of the Olson and Auer families who emigrated from Norway in the nineteenth century and settled in Northwood, Iowa.

Dates: 1993

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

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0072
Abstract

Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)

Dates: 1884-1993

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

Bertha Korn Tucker papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0434
Abstract

Writer and life-long student who was active in the Sisterhood (Jewish aid society) at the Beth El Jacob Synagogue in Des Moines and Hadassah, a national organization aiding disadvantaged Jews, primarily children.

Dates: 1920-1999

De Jong Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0906
Abstract

Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.

Dates: 1852-2011

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

Esther Treptow Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0893
Abstract

Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1919-2010

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

Helen Shediwy Scheetz memoir

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0677
Abstract

The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1988

Lela Aurilla Yost memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0325
Abstract

Schoolteacher and farm wife near Mason City and Kesley, Iowa.



Arrangement

Shelved in printer works, CT 275.Y48 AC 1990

Dates: 1995

Mabel Korver Van Haaften memoir

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0409
Abstract

Dutch-American farmwoman in early nineteenth century Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Dates: 1986

Maria Cano Martinez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0537
Abstract

Maria Cano came to Iowa from Guanajuato, Mexico, with her parents in 1928. She established a Spanish language interpreter program at the University of Iowa Hospitals in 1975.

Dates: 1975-2017

Mary Terronez papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0497
Abstract

Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.

Dates: 1926-2009

Modesta and Genero Garnica papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0885
Abstract

Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.

Dates: 1949-2004

Nancy De Vries Blom papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0387
Abstract

Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.



Arrangement

One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982

Dates: 1982-1986

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

Reese Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0818
Abstract

Business documents, correspondence and travel ephemera of the Reese Family from Turin, Iowa.

Dates: 1800-2009

Ruth Schaefer papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0746
Abstract

A Latin teacher who served as friend and mentor to Vietnamese refugees in the Iowa City community.

Dates: 1956-2002

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Auer family 1
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Blom, Nancy De Vries, 1907-1993 1
Cano family 1
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Clark, Dene 1
Clark, Esther Treptow, 1905-2004 1
De Cook family 1
De Cook, Besse De Prenger 1
De Cook, Ernest 1
De Cook, Mary Van Zante 1
De Jong family 1
De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
De Jong, Jan, 1884-1965 1
De Jong, Jeanette, 1914-2004 1
De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
De Jong, Trentje Beuckens, 1885-1978 1
Drake University 1
Fillers, Freddie 1
Garnica family 1
Garnica, Genero, 1896-1973 1
Garnica, Modesta Lopez, 1901-1974 1
Gomez, Joseph 1
Gomez, Luz Salazar, 1900-1956 1
Gomez, Peter, 1900-1984 1
Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Korn family 1
Korn, Samuel 1
Leff family 1
Leff, Nellie Josephine, 1884-1972 1
Lopez, Antonia, 1897- 1
Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Ludemann family 1
Ludemann, Richard, -1946 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Martínez, María Cano, 1925-1983 1
Morado family 1
Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
O'Connor, Reverend William 1
Olson family 1
Olwein High School (Olwein, Iowa) 1
Pierson High School (Pierson, Iowa) 1
Reese Family 1
Reese family 1
Reese, Donald, 1916-1998 1
Reese, Henrietta Nordyke 1
Reese, Howard, 1881-1979 1
Reese, Richard Thomas, 1831-1910 1
Rodriguez, Ernest, 1928- 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
Schaefer, Ruth, 1909-2002 1
Scheetz, Helen Shediwy, 1921- 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
Swanson, Augusta Gustafson, 1862?- 1
Swanson, Carl, 1850-1922 1
Swanson, Ellen 1
Swanson, Julia 1
Terronez family 1
Terronez, Felipe Bravo 1
Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
Terronez, Irene 1
Terronez, John, 1938-1997 1
Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
Terronez, Virginia 1
Tucker, Bertha Korn, 1908-2010 1
Tucker, Isadore 1
Tucker, Janey 1
Tucker, Yale 1
University of Iowa 1
University of Iowa. Hospitals and Clinics 1
Vallejo family 1
Vallejo, Julio R. 1
Vallejo, Martina Morado 1
Van Haaften, Mabel Korver, 1901-1989 1
Van Zante family 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Yost family 1
Yost, Lela Aurilla, 1890-1977 1
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