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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.
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.
Davenport civil rights and Chicano activist, born in the predominantly Mexican settlement of Holy City in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Daughter of German immigrants whose scrapbook documents her life in the early 20th century.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
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.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Davenport family that emigrated from Mexico in the 1910s.
Davenport woman raised in the Cook's Point neighborhood, whose parents emigrated from Mexico in the early twentieth century.