Mexican American women
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Mexican immigrant to Iowa in the 1910s, member of the Cook's Point community in Davenport, and matriarch of a large family.
Family photographs taken in Iowa, Alabama, and Mexico.
The family came to Horton, Kansas, from Mexico in 1910 and moved to West Des Moines in 1941.
Mexican American whose family migrated to the U.S., and eventually to Iowa, in the early twentieth century.
The members of Davenport LULAC Council 10 engaged in a wide range of social and political activities including annual fiestas, civil rights and fair housing.
Mexican American activists from Davenport, Iowa.
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.
Native of Mexico who came to Fort Madison, Iowa in 1914. Her community activism centered on the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.
Davenport area community activist and leader in its Mexican American community.
Davenport, Iowa, woman whose parents came to Iowa from Mexico in the 1910s.
Activist and administrator at the University of Iowa whose papers provide insight into Latino life and culture in Iowa and across the Midwest.