Browse Items (214 total) for Des Moines University Historic Photograph Collection

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of A. L. Hager. Mr. Hager was the vice president of Commercial Savings and treasurer of T A Toohey Company. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an office building.

This house on Grand Avenue was built in 1896 and was the home of W. O. Coffee. Dr. Coffee was a physician, oculist and ear specialist. The house has been converted into an office building.

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of B. F. Kauffman and his wife Mell. Mr. Kauffman was a proprietor of Witmer and Kauffman, General Insurance and Real Estate. Later he became president and director of the Bankers Trust Company. He also served…

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of C. Stanley Walker and his wife Edna. Mr. Walker was the president and treasurer of the Kratzer Carriage Co. In the early 1960s the house was moved from its original location on Grand Avenue to make way for…

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of C. W. Mennig. Mr. Mennig was the president of Mennig-Slater Company and the vice president of the Flint Brick and Coal Company. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an apartment building.

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of Carl J. Kurtz and his wife Nellie. Mr. Kurtz was the president of Norman Lichty Manufacturing Co. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an apartment complex.

This house on Grand Avenue was built in 1913 and is still standing. It was the home of Charles H. Martin and his wife Jennie. Mr. Martin was the president of the People's Savings Bank, the vice president of Bankers Accident Ins. Co. and the treasurer…

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of D. S. Chamberlain and his wife Helen. Mr. Chamberlain was president of the Chamberlain Medicine Company. The structure still exists, and sits on the campus of the Wesley Acres Retirement Community.

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of F. A. Spencer. Mr. Spencer was the manager of The Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an apartment complex.

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of Geo M. Van Evera and his wife Katherine. Mr. Van Evera was a proprietor of Van Evera and Robinson, a financial institution, as well as a proprietor of Ingleside Land Company. Current site of Des Moines…