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Walnut Street, Looking West from Fourth Ave.

Walnut Street, Looking West from Fourth Ave.

Title

Walnut Street, Looking West from Fourth Ave.
Walnut Street from Fourth - Looking West

Description

Automobiles, trolley cars, and horse drawn carriages all shared the road on Walnut Street in downtown Des Moines. On the left is the original Kirkwood Hotel, replaced in 1930 by the current building. On the right is a variety of clothing, and dry goods retailers. These stores stood on the current site of the Capitol Square Office Building. Davidson's, visible on the left, was Iowa's largest furniture store.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : Gravure Illustration Co.

Date

1914
2005/05/24

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

Relation

Art Work of Des Moines -- Book Nine

Format

Photographic print, 4.5 x 7 in.

Type

Image

Identifier

v. 9, p. 9
dm0167
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-hdm,117

Coverage

Walnut St. at 4th