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

Built in 1912 for Henry and Carrie Wallace, this house still stands on 37th street. Mr. Wallace was General Manager of the Wallace Publishing Co., and President of the North Western Live Stock Insurance Company. Mr. Wallace went on to serve as…

In 1910 Mr. Herring and his wife Emma moved to this home in Des Moines. He was the president of Herring Motor Company. He became governor of Iowa in 1935 and served until 1943. He later served in the U.S. Senate from 1937 - 1943.

This house on 37th street was built in 1914 for the Addison Parker family. Mr. Parker was a lawyer with the law firm Parker and Hartman.

This house on 37th Street was built in 1909 and is still standing. It was the home of Gardner Cowles and his wife Florence. Mr. Cowles was a banker, publisher and politician. He served two terms as a member of the Iowa House of Representatives. In…