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

View of golf links at Waveland Park. The structure on the left is the golf course's pavillion building. The golf course was built in 1901.

Built in 1900, this house on 22nd Street was home to the family of Reverend George Breckenridge Peak. In 1896 Rev. Peak founded the Central Life Assurance Society. The company is now known as AmerUs Group. The house is still standing and is listed on…

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…

Looking southeast across the Des Moines River from Simon Casady's residence. visible is the 6th Avenue Bridge. The original address of this property was 715 Prospect Road.

This house on 44th Street was the home of Dr. R. R. Morden and his wife Ora. Dr. Morden was a physician and surgeon. He was chief of staff at Polyclinic Hospital and a member of the American Medical Association. The house is no longer standing.

This house on Harwood Drive was built in 1906 and is still standing. It was the home of Lafayette Young, Jr. and his wife Virginia. Mr. Young was the general manager of the Des Moines Daily Capital. He was one of 12 American newspapermen invited as…

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…

This house on Hickman Road was built in 1905 and is still standing. It was the home of Simon Casady. Mr. Casady was the president of the Des Moines Savings Bank, vice president of the Iowa National Bank and treasurer of the Bankers Life Association.…

This house on Grand Avenue was the home of Homer A. Miller and his wife Lola. Mr. Miller was President of the Iowa National Bank. He also served as a director for several companies including the Brown-Camp Hardware Co., Northwest Mutual Life…

Looking northwest across the Des Moines River from Birdland Drive, on the west end of Birdland Park.