Provides access to primary source newspapers from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century.
The Times Digital Archive provides access to historical news content beginning from the publication's inception in 1785. With over 12 million articles covering all major world events, the archive is a rich repository of primary source material useful for research across multiple disciplines and areas of interest.
In the "Search Collections" section, check the box next to "Times Digital Archive" under "Limit by your collections" to search only the Times.
Archive of nearly 1,400 historical newspapers from China, Russia, Mexico, and the Middle East dating from the late 18th-century through the the 20th-century. Focus is on Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish language materials, though 30 different languages are represented. Most content is open access.
The Flash Press covers half a century (1826 to 1876) of the seamier aspects of urban life in New York. Characterized by humor and satire, the publications targeted “low-life” characters even though journalists were often accomplished upper class writers. Topics covered in this collection include crime, scandal, brothels, sporting events and reviews of theatrical performances. American Underworld : the Flash Press tutorial
This is a collection of historical African American newspapers, largely from the 19th century. Contains information about cultural life and history including early biographies, vital statistics, essays, editorials, advertisements, poetry, and prose all of which embody the African American experience. African American Newspapers tutorial
This database includes historic full-text facsimiles of historic Mexican & Mexican American regional newspapers from Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s, plus national magazines such as Américas. Most publications are in Spanish; coverage is 1800s-1970s.
A free repository of historically significant US farm weekly newspapers documenting a time of transition in American agriculture, politics, family life and technology. Covers late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries.
The Iowa Digital Library is a University of Iowa platform. It features more than a million digital objects created from the holdings of the University of Iowa Libraries and its campus partners. Included are illuminated manuscripts, historic maps, fine art, historic newspapers, scholarly works, and more. Digital collections are coordinated by the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio.
The State Historical Society of Iowa in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress, offers access to select digitized Iowa newspapers online through Chronicling America.
"The Chronicling America website contains digitized newspaper pages and information about historic newspapers to place the primary sources in context and support future research." It is maintained by the Library of Congress. Can be searched by state using the drop-down menu.
This databases contains material found in leading historic periodicals and books. Eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records.
This site provides access to their collection of audio and video recordings, books, pamphlets, periodicals, personal collections, oral histories, photographs, scripts and vertical files devoted exclusively to the history of broadcasting.
Published for the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I the newspaper's mission was to provide these scattered troops with a sense of unity and an understanding of their part in the overall war effort.
This subscription-based resource presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016. You can sign up for FREE TRIAL.
This is an ongoing partnership between the British Library and "findmypast" to digitize up to 40 million newspaper pages from the former's vast newspaper collection. ISU does not currently subscribe to the platform. However, individual subscription with unlimited access goes for about US$8.71 per year.