Des Moines Architectural and Historical Resources (updated 12/12)
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District (updated 02/12)
Indexes and Lists:
Iowa Caucus Results – A short description of the rise of the Iowa Caucuses with a list of caucus results from 1972-present.
Iowa Vertical File Index - The Iowa Vertical File is housed at the Central Library and contains clippings, brochures, and other materials on various Des Moines and Iowa related subjects.
Men and Women of Iowa Biographies Index – Housed at the Central Library, Men and Women of Iowa Biographies contains newspaper clippings about prominent figures in Iowa’s history from 1909 through the present day.
Pioneers of Polk County and Reminiscences of Early Days Index - Pioneers of Polk County is a compilation of biographical sketches of prominent figures during the early history of Des Moines and Polk County. The content of these two volumes appeared in the Des Moines Register and Leader in the years 1904-5-6.
Timeline of Des Moines – Chronological list of significant events in Des Moines history.