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

View looking southeast across the Des Moines River at the 6th Avenue Bridge.

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.

View looks west across the Des Moines River from Mostly-View, the residence of L. Aulmann. Union Park is on the west bank of the river.

View looking southwest across the Des Moines River. visible in the image are (from the left) the Walnut Street Bridge and the Locust Street Bridge. Buildings on the west bank of the river include (from left to right): Brown-Hurley Hardware Co., the…

View looks east across the Des Moines River. visible are the Locust Street Bridge and the Grand Street Bridge. across the river is the Municipal Building, Waterbury Chemical Co., and the State Capitol in the distance. The Municipal Building and…

View looks west across the Des Moines River, just south of the Locust Street Bridge. On the left is the Public Library and on the right is the Des Moines Coliseum. In the distance is the Observatory Building and The Savery Hotel. The Coliseum was…

South Park has been renamed Donald MacRae Park.

View of downtown Des Moines taken from the top of the Central Life Building, facing northwest. Several churches are visible including St. Paul's Episcopal, First Baptist, Central Presbyterian (the building under construction), Central Christ…

Various views of Drake University as it appeared in 1904. Prominent in many of the images is Old Main, built in 1883. The Medical Building was built in 1904. It was located downtown, on Center Street, on land that is now used by Hy-Vee Hall. Science…

Named for Chester Cole, the founder of Drake University's Law School, Cole Hall was built in 1904 and served as the Law College. Currently Cole Hall is home to Drake's Office of Admission. Cole Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic…