Use the form above to search for Des Moines Register article citations containing specific words or combinations of words. This index comprehensively covers September 1965-June 1976. It selectively indexes hundreds of articles from other years, especially from 1959-1964. Full text of the Des Moines Register is available on microfilm on the first floor.



Query Language
This online index to the Des Moines Register can be searched using AND, OR, NOT and parentheses.

Examples:

agriculture OR farming
retrieves citations containing 'agriculture' or 'farming'.

vietnam AND iowa
retrieves citations containing both 'vietnam' and 'iowa'.

election NOT iowa
retrieves citations containing 'election' but not 'iowa'.

(agriculture OR farming) AND iowa
retrieves citations containing 'agriculture' and/or 'farming', with 'iowa'.