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Des Moines University Historic Photograph Collection


Contributor: Des Moines University Archives

Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center is a freestanding medical university founded in 1898 as the Dr. S.S. Still College of Osteopathy in Des Moines, Iowa. Today the university includes three colleges: the College of Osteopathic Medicine; the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery; and the College of Health Sciences. This collection is a digital sample of the most popular images from the resources housed in the Kendall Reed Rare Book Room. They show the university's three campuses, early leadership, and student life.

Descartes Pascal Digital Collection

Contributor: Iowa State University Library Special Collections Department

This collection contains a selection of images from the glass plate negative collection documenting rural life in Iowa around the turn of the twentieth century, including homesteads, buildings, and the Pascal family. Descartes Pascal was a photographer, farmer, and pioneer seed corn breeder from De Witt, Iowa where he farmed, raising corn, shorthorn cattle, and Berkshire hogs.

0201 Possible Jefferson County Pioneer School

Possible Jefferson County Pioneer School

Fairfield Buildings

Contributor:  Fairfield Public Library

Fairfield, Iowa schools, churches, houses, public buildings, and businesses are included in this collection as well as town square buildings.

1905 Chautauqua program

1905 Chautauqua program

Fairfield Chautauqua

Contributor: Fairfield Public Library

This collection contains photographs, programs and other  items related to chautauquas held in Fairfield, Iowa during the first half of the twentieth century.

011. Inside public library

Inside public library

Fairfield Public Library History

Contributor: Fairfield Public Library

This collection contains historical  photographs of the Fairfield Public Library which was first known as the Jefferson County Library and was housed in the first Carnegie Building west of Pennsylvania.

0100 Risk and Hufstedler  Dry Goods Store

Risk and Hufstedler Dry Goods Store

Fairfield Town Square

Contributor: Fairfield Public Library

Historic photos of the town square of Fairfield, Iowa.

Fifty Years at the Teachers College

Contributor: University of Northern Iowa, Rod Library

A history of the Iowa State Teachers College, later known as the University of Northern Iowa.

Baby Frindy on floor

Baby Frindy on floor

Four Mounds Digital Collection

Contributor: Four Mounds Foundation, Dubuque, Iowa

Four Mounds Foundation was founded in 1987 as a non-profit organization as a means for managing and stewarding a generous gift of property willed of the City of Dubuque from the estate of Elizabeth Adams Burden upon her passing in 1982. The Burdens had a vision for the 54 acres of scenic river view property - that it be preserved for the public good and utilized for educational purposes. The foundation exists to perpetuate that vision through preservation of the estate and operation of its vocational at-risk youth program.

First Congregational Church in Garnavillo, Iowa -1867

 Garnavillo Congregational-1867

Garnavillo Historical Photographs

Contributor: Garnavillo Public Library 

This is a collection of historic photographs of Garnavillo, Iowa and the surrounding area. 

Historical Sketch of the State Library of Iowa

Contributor: State Library of Iowa

In 1875, Mrs. Ada North who was then librarian, prepared a historical sketch of the library from the time of the territorial government of Iowa beginning in 1838 up to 1875.. The later history follows it and completes the records of the library up to about 1891.