The Des Moines Register
Bill's father and mother worked at this business.
Des Moines, Iowa
Bill grew up here during the 1950s.
This was a cafeteria in Des Moines that the family went to often.
This was the neighborhood supermarket.
The Kiddie Corral
Located in Dahl's, this was where kids stayed to read while their parents shopped.
This department store had a building on either side of Eighth Street and an underground passage connecting them.
The Tea Room
Located in Younker Brothers, this was where Bill's mother and sister went weekly.
Bill's mother grew up here and the family would stop here on vacations to see her brothers.
The family took a trip here when Bill was a child and he thought it was the finest thing in America.
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