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Adella Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0582

A former resident of Cook's Point, Davenport, whose parents emigrated from Mexico to the United States in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1922-2005

Antonia and Federico Lopez papers

Identifier: IWA0808

Mexican couple from the state of Guanajuato who settled permanently in Iowa in the 1910s.

Dates: 1927-1983

Augusta Gustafson Swanson papers

Identifier: IWA0072

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

Dates: 1884-1993

Basilisa Herrera papers

Identifier: IWA0868

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

Identifier: IWA0434

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

Ernest Rodriguez papers

Identifier: IWA0784

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

Identifier: IWA0893

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

Dates: 1919-2010

Florence Vallejo Terronez papers

Identifier: IWA0577

The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.

Dates: 1913-2006

Maria Cano Martinez papers

Identifier: IWA0537

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

Identifier: IWA0497

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

Dates: 1936-2018

Modesta and Genaro Garnica papers

Identifier: IWA0885

Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.

Dates: 1949-2004

Otilia Gomez Savala papers

Identifier: IWA0827

Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1937-2014

Ruth Schaefer papers

Identifier: IWA0746

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

Dates: 1956-2002

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