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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

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

Benita Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0753
Abstract

Russian immigrant recalls her childhood in Russia during World War I and the 1917 revolution.

Dates: Existence: 1991

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

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

La Casa Latina (Sioux City, Iowa)

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0726
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1989 - 2007

Leola Bergmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0237
Abstract

Scholar, writer and artist.

Dates: 1935-2004

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

Maria Rundquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0544
Abstract

Sioux City business owner and political activist who emigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1978.

Dates: 1959-2016

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

Rosalie Braverman papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0259
Abstract

Community activist in civic and Jewish organizations in Iowa City, Iowa.

Dates: 1929-2010

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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De Jong, Bernard, 1918- 1
De Jong, Eunice, 1923-2012 1
De Jong, Frederick, -1942 1
De Jong, Henry, 1913-2002 1
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De Jong, Joanne, 1927-2005 1
De Jong, Lorraine Schol, 1914-2007 1
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Herrera family 1
Herrera, Basilisa, 1899-2003 1
Herrera, Primitivo, -1936 1
Ibsen family 1
Iowa Commission on Latino Affairs 1
La Casa Latina (Sioux City, Iowa) 1
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Lopez, Frederico, 1888- 1
Lopez, Joan 1
Lopez, Salvador, 1928- 1
Martinez, Adella, 1929- 1
Martínez, María Cano, 1925-1983 1
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Midwest Gas (Company) 1
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Muscatine Migrant Committee 1
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Rundquist, Maria, 1951- 1
Savala, Otilia Gomez, 1937- 1
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Scheetz, Helen Shediwy, 1921- 1
Spanish Speaking Peoples Commission of Iowa 1
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Terronez, Florence Vallejo, 1924- 1
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Terronez, Mary, 1918-2009 1
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Vallejo, Julio R. 1
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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