Important Milestones

  • April 1901: Bank of Waukee is organized.
  • 1902: The first telephone switchboard opens.
  • January 1907: School enrollment is 116 students.
  • 1910: Population of Waukee Census: 340
  • March 1915: The first mention of consolidating the mine school and the city school.

1900 - 1915 Blog Posts

South Side of Triangle

Businesses of the Early 1900s

General Stores: E. G. Crispin & Duncan (1900-1928), S. C. Brumfields; (G. E. Little had a jewelry store inside the Brumfield General Store) Garages: Kinney & Grosscup Auto Co. (Dodge Cars) Groceries: I. A. Kenyon Physicians: George T. McMahon; Dr. Alfred Price...
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Interesting Advertisements from the Waukee Ledger in the early 1900’s

Get your Plymoth Rock setting eggs at MacManus, 15 eggs for 50 cents. Farmers – Get wise to the fact that I not only carry in stock, Single Harness, but sell the to those in need of same. If your harness needs oiling, I handle the Oil. If you are in need of anything in this line,...
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