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Use this database to search for interments within the City of Des Moines' cemeteries. The search can use the cemetery, partial first and last names, and interment (burial) date range. The lookup includes interments from the following cemeteries: Glendale, Woodland and St. Ambrose, Laurel Hill, Oak Grove, Sims, and Elm Grove.

Created and maintained by the City of Des Moines Park and Recreation Department.

Index of Des Moines, Polk County and Iowa news, editorials and opinion articles, movie, theater, music, and restaurant reviews, company news, about Iowa, people, Des Moines and Polk County ordinances, and obituaries.

Publications

Des Moines Register 1986 - date (obituaries 1960 - date)
Des Moines Tribune 1907 - 1944 (obituaries 1960-1982)
Des Moines Business Record 1982 - date
Cityview 1992 - date
Des Moines Skywalker 1986 -1992
Iowa Bystander 1894 - 1921, 1927 - 1935, 1949 - 1951
The Iowan (magazine) 2007 - date

Index of Des Moines, Polk County and Iowa news, editorials and opinion articles, movie, theater, music, and restaurant reviews, company news, about Iowa, people, Des Moines and Polk County ordinances, and obituaries.

Publications

Des Moines Register 1986 - date (obituaries 1960 - date)
Des Moines Tribune 1907 - 1944 (obituaries 1960-1982)
Des Moines Business Record 1982 - date
Cityview 1992 - date
Des Moines Skywalker 1986 -1992
Iowa Bystander 1894 - 1921, 1927 - 1935, 1949 - 1951
The Iowan (magazine) 2007 - date

September 1965 - June 1976
Index of the Des Moines Register created by the University of Northern Iowa.
September 1965 - June 1976
Index of the Des Moines Register created by the University of Northern Iowa.

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There are many databases inside EBSCO Host. The MasterFile Premiere is great for general research, since it covers 1,730 magazines and even more books with full-text for you to read and print. There are also academic databases, health databases, newspaper, business, homework help, and even the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.

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The MyHeritage Library Edition features billions of primary historical records from the United States, Europe and other regions, with coverage spanning the past five centuries. Often accompanied by true document images, these records illuminate historical realities across a wide variety of regions.

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To Start Enjoying Unlimited Access to the New York Times website*
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Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

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Digital Sanborn Maps of Iowa offer digital access to large-scale maps of many Iowa communities. Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of American cities, towns, and neighborhoods.

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Worldcat Discovery is the biggest library catalog in the world. There are over 90 million books, movies, music and more in this catalog. If it exists in the world, it's in Worldcat Discovery, and it will tell you who owns the item. Worldcat Discovery also grants access to scholarly databases, business databases, government databases, medical databases, an encyclopedia and almanacs. Get a librarian's help if you need it, because 90 million of anything is a lot to look through!