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Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
Scholar and translator whose work focused on Haitian intellectual Jean Price-Mars.
Brothers who emigrated to Bettendorf, Iowa, from Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1914 and 1915.
The full extent of the Manuel and David Macias collection is preserved in the Iowa Digital Library.
On April 25, 2004, pro-choice activists went to Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Women's Lives, a protest against the pro-life policies of President George W. Bush's administration.
Faculty member in the Department of Physical Education for Women at the State University of Iowa from 1949 to 1980.
Farm woman, teacher, and recipient of the Master Farm Homemaker award in 1970.
Clubwoman and activist who lived in Chicago, Albany, New York, and Iowa City.
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.
Factory worker who was among the first Latinas to be hired at the International Harvester Company Farmall plant in Rock Island, Illinois.
Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.
Missionary to the Sudan who spent her childhood in Page County, Iowa, and worked in Africa from the 1940s to 1980s.
Served with her husband as missionaries for the Church of the Brethren in Garkida, Nigeria from 1948 to 1961.
Independent journalist, writer, and teacher from Muscatine, Iowa.
Mahaska County, Iowa, farm woman who was active in 4-H and rural organizations. She recorded her daily activities in her diaries between 1935 and 1973.
Civil rights activist, community and religious leader, she was executive director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Education and Vocational Training in Waterloo.
Social worker who worked for the American National Red Cross during and after World War II.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
Iowa teacher from Jefferson County who taught in rural schools for forty-four years and was active in the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs.
Theologian, writer and lecturer whose work encompassed religious theology, philosophy and psychology.