Libraries & Special Collections > Des Moines Center

Ephemera Collections (Des Moines Center)

Arts:

  • Dance
  • Music

Boats & Boating:

  • Steamboats
  • Warfare

Bridges & Viaducts

Buildings:

  • Commercial

Business & Industry:

  • Product Distribution:
    • Farm Implements
    • Furniture & Appliances
    • Miscellaneous
    • Nursery/Seed Companies

Business & Industry:

  • Product Production & Extraction:
    • Mining
    • Miscellaneous

Business & Industry:

  • Service

Churches & Religion:

  • Catholic
  • Methodist/Methodist Episcopal
  • Miscellaneous
  • Presbyterian

Cities & Municipalities

Communication:

  • Radio

Courthouses

Entertainment & Amusement:

  • Chautauqua
  • Expositions & Exhibitions
  • Fairs:
    • State
  • Halls & Opera Houses
  • Miscellaneous
  • Theaters:
    • Berchel Theater, Des Moines
    • Iowa Theater, Des Moines
    • KRNT Radio Theater, Des Moines
    • Miscellaneous
    • Shrine Auditorium, Des Moines

Farms & Farming:

  • Events

Federal Government:

  • Programs:
    • Works Progress Administration

Forts:

  • Fort Des Moines

Historic Sites & Museums:

  • Grotto of Redemption
  • Little Brown Church (Nashua, Iowa)

Holidays & Celebrations:

  • Christmas
    • Local

Hospitals

Hotels/Motels

Indians

Iowa, State of:

  • Agencies & Officials
  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Governors
  • Miscellaneous

Law & Law Enforcement

Libraries

Medicine

Military & War:

  • National Guard
  • Civil War:
    • Divisions/Regiments
  • World War I:
    • Divisions/Regiments
  • Miscellaneous

Monuments & Markers:

  • Miscellaneous
  • Soldiers & Sailors Monument

Music

Newspapers & Periodicals

Organizations & Clubs:

  • Charity/Relief
  • Civic
  • Hobbies & Special Interest
  • Miscellaneous
  • Professional
  • Women's

Parks & Park Recreation

Pioneer Life & Immigrants

Politics:

  • Elections
  • National:
    • Miscellaneous

Postal Service

Railroads:

  • Lines:
    • Chicago & Northwestern
    • Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
    • Ft. Dodge, Des Moines & Southern
    • Iowa Railroad
    • Miscellaneous

Schools & Education:

  • Business:
    • Capital City Commercial College
  • Colleges & Universities:
    • Drake University
    • Iowa State University
    • Iowa Wesleyan College
    • Keokuk Medical College
    • Miscellaneous
    • University of Iowa
  • Miscellaneous
  • Religious
  • Secondary

Social Life & Customs:

  • Funerals
  • Miscellaneous
  • Parties

Social Protest:

  • Temperance

Social Services

Sports

Transportation:

  • Automobiles
  • Trolleys/Streetcars

Veterans' Organizations:

  • Grand Army of the Republic
  • Miscellaneous
  • Sons of Union Veterans
  • Women's Auxiliaries:
    • Daughters of Union Veterans
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