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

The Hyperion Field and Motor Club was organized January 25, 1900. The athletic club was added in 1904 with activities such as golf, tennis and archery. The clubhouse was dedicated in 1909 and razed in 1972.

The Hyperion Field and Motor Club was organized January 25, 1900. The athletic club was added in 1904 with activities such as golf, tennis and archery. The clubhouse was dedicated in 1909 and razed in 1972.

The Hyperion Field and Motor Club was organized January 25, 1900. The athletic club was added in 1904 with activities such as golf, tennis and archery. The clubhouse was dedicated in 1909 and razed in 1972.

This house on Ingersoll Avenue was the home of Dr. W. W. Pearson. Dr. Pearson was a physician. The house is no longer standing. Current site of an apartment building.

The cornerstone of the Capitol Building was laid on November 23, 1871. The building was completed in 1886. Unfortunately, there was no money left in the budget to finish the decorative painting of the interior of the building. In 1904 a fire broke…

The cornerstone of the Capitol Building was laid on November 23, 1871. The building was completed in 1886. Unfortunately, there was no money left in the budget to finish the decorative painting of the interior of the building. In 1904 a fire broke…

The cornerstone of the Capitol Building was laid on November 23, 1871 and construction was completed in 1886. Unfortunately, there was no money left in the budget to finish the decorative painting of the interior of the building. In 1904 a fire broke…

The first Iowa State Fair held in Fairfield, Iowa Oct. 25-27, 1854. The fair moved between various cities before settling in Des Moines in 1879. Fairs were held in West Des Moines in an area known as Brown's Park until 1886, when the General…

The Iowa State Historical, Memorial and Art Building was built in 1910. It was also known at the Iowa State Historical Building, and is now known as the Ola Babcock Miller Building. It is home to the State Library of Iowa. The building still stands…

View looking northwest from the dome of the Iowa State Capitol. Good view of the Iowa State Historical, Memorial and Art Building. Right behind the Historical building is the Seventh Day Adventist Church. The Historical Building is the only building…