Digital Newspapers by State. Library of Congress: Chronicling America. LofC: Chronicling America: U.S. Newspaper Directory. International Newspaper Archives: US. There are excellent free historical resources for vintage newspaper articles in the United States.
They cover a broad swath of U.S. history — from the 18th to the 21st century –and cover state, city, town, county, and regional newspapers. Headlines, articles, photos, display ads, classifieds…they’re all there for the taking. Here are the U.S. archives I’ve come across so far, all free … (see the menu on the left for more free links to international archives, magazines, college papers, foreign language newspapers, and other great resources). National and Regional Collections Northwest History Database Searchable collection of vintage newspaper clippings from the Pacific Northwest.
New York Times Archives The Times being a national newspaper, of sorts, I included it here. HistoryBuff Update: Much as I like this site, on my last visit, I could only access thumbnails of the archives. Chronicling America (Library of Congress) Newspapers.com Ancestry.com SmallTownPapers A Book Worth Noting Alabama Alaska. Historical Newspapers Online, USA. The Ancestor Hunt: NPs by State. Europeana Newspapers. Elephind. BPL: Historical Newspaper Directories.
Online Collections Newspaper directories are typically annuals.
They note what newspapers were published each year, with circulation figures, dimensions, frequency, and intended audience. Newspaper Directories were created for prospective advertisers to learn about media markets. They may give information about publication's circulation area such as population or industries. Frequently they include tables of the Sunday press, weekly press, foreign language press, religious press, and trade papers. Newspaper directories are one of the first places to look to discover which titles were published in a given year or for a geographical area. Geo. Hubbard's right hand record and newspaper directory Phillip's Newspaper Rate Book [Pettingill's] National Newspaper Directory and Gazetteer Remington Brothers' newspaper manual Nelson Chesman & Co.' [Benn's] Newspaper press directory and advertisers' guide (concentrates on the British Empire) McKim's Directory of Canadian Publications.
UF: NewspaperCat: Catalog of Historical Newspapers. The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean.
NewspaperCat was funded by a grant from the George A. Smathers Libraries. Search by keyword, newspaper title or by city, county or state to locate titles. From your search result, click on the link(s) to connect to the digital newspaper(s). Penn Libraries: Newspapers. BGU: Historical US Newspapers Online. US Newspaper Archives. Google News Archives. About.com: Google News Archive Search Tips. Google News Archive offers a wealth of digitized historic newspapers online - many of them for free.
A simple search of the archive, however, will generally fail when searching by name for everything ranging from obituaries to marriage announcements due to imprecise OCR and poor digital scanning. Surnames are often mangled to the point you won't even recognized them, and sometimes even simple words such as "marriage" or "died" are not to be found. NY Times: Article Archive. Readex: Collections. IPL2: Newspapers. Government is defined as rules and principles governing a community and enforced by a political authority; matters having to do with the control and administration of public policy in a political unit; the study of the processes, principles, and structure of government and of political institutions Browse Law, Government & Political Science Government | History of Law, Government and Political Science | Law | Law Enforcement | Law, Government and Political Science Blogs | Political Science.
Advantage-Preservation.com. Digitized newspapers and other documents hosted on Advantage-Preservation.com Middlesex County Entity: East Hampton Public Library.
Wikipedia: Worldwide Newspapers Online. This is a list of free and pay wall blocked digital online newspaper archives.
Most are scanned from microfilm into pdf, gif or similar graphic formats and many of the graphic archives have been indexed into searchable text databases utilizing optical character recognition (OCR) technology. Some newspapers do not allow access to the OCR-converted text until it is proofread. Older newspapers are still in image format, and newer newspapers are available as full text that can be cut and pasted.
Most text is in ASCII, some are using Unicode for diacritical marks not available in ASCII. Google now indexes many newspaper archives. Some local public libraries subscribe to certain online newspaper archives. Algeria Information Juive [French] (Algiers, Algeria and Paris, France; 1948–1977)Maguid Micharim/Le Tétouanais [Hebrew] (Oran, Algeria; 1895–1896) Argentina Armenia Armenia News Online News Azerbaijan Azerbaijan News Online News Australia Austria Bangladesh