(front) European Plan, Thoroughly First Class. Hotel Royal, 709-711 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, Iowa. (back) Published by Fergason Post Card Co., Waterloo, IOWA. Made in U.S.A.
The five-story Hotel Royal with red brick and red and white striped awnings over the windows. There is a car parked in front of the building while another passes by. A few people stop to look into its large ground floor windows.
Correspondence: Dear Helen / 10-30 PM / going to bed / my room marked / with X opposite / side / DAD Address: Miss Helen Hay / Iowa Falls, / Iowa
The postcards in this collection were printed and posted before 1923. The Des Moines Public Library has determined, to the best of its knowledge, that this postcard and its text is in the public domain.