Corner of 2nd & Euclid Avenues View 2 (1921) (2016)

Here’s what this street corner looked like in 1921 and now in 2016.

wireless station- 1921

Georgia or Ruby Goff (1921)

Courtesy of Joy Neil Kindey. “Des Moines Historical Society.” Closed Group. Facebook. 2016 February 27. Location. Accessed: 2016 March 2.

Georgia and Ruby Goff were enrolled in the music program at Des Moines Colllege (1) in 1920-1921. To meet their financial obligations, both girls were employed by Carl and Edith Weeks (2). Carl was an alumni of Highland Park College who made his fortune manufacturing and selling cosmetics (3).

(1) “A New Charter.” The College on the Northside. Location. 30 June 2013.
(2) Kindey, Joy Neil. Post. Des Moines Historical Society. Closed Group. Facebook. 27 February 2016. Location. Accessed: 2016 March 2.
(3) Finney, Daniel P. “Linn County Boy Helped Build D.M. Icons.” Des Moines Register Online. Des Moines, Iowa. 8 April 2016. Location. Accessed: 8 April 2016.