37th Street, Gardner Cowles Residence

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Title

37th Street, Gardner Cowles Residence

Residence of Gardner Cowles

Subject

Houses;
Trees;
Bicycles & tricycles

Description

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 1903 Mr. Cowles purchased the Register and Leader Company, starting his family's publishing and media empire. Drake University conferred upon Mr. Cowles the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. In 1937 the Gardner Cowles Foundation donated funds for Cowles Library, Drake's main library. Mr. Cowles passed away in 1946.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : Gravure Illustration Co.

Date

1914

2005/04/25

Rights

U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact: bart.schmidt@drake.edu

Coverage

100 37th St.

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