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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.
Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.
Swedish immigrant who moved to Iowa in 1889. (In Swedish with English translations.)
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.
Dutch immigrants who settled in Iowa in the 1910s, and four generations of their descendants.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
The youngest daughter of immigrants reflects on growing up in Iowa towns during the Depression.
One folder, shelved in SCVF.
Non-profit organization that helped recent Latino immigrants and non-English speakers in the Siouxland area obtain human services, healthcare, housing, and other basic needs.
Scholar, writer and artist.
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.
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Dutch immigrant who came to the United States in 1915 as a young child and lived on a farm in northwest Iowa.
One folder, shelved in SCVF. My Story by Nancy Blom shelved in printed works: CT275 .B5795 A3 1982
Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.
Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.