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Newspapers: USA Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Digitization Projects

Chronicling America

From the Library of Congress. Search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program.

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers

Highlights and links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers from around the world and in the U.S. (Most are free, some cost).

Newspaper databases with US coverage

Specific National Newspapers



Atlanta Constitution

  • Historical online: Atlanta Constitution   Coverage: 1868 – 1929. “The Atlanta Constitution, historically known as ‘the voice of the new south.’ Contains first hand accounts of the Reconstruction period and post-war South” to early twentieth century. Full image and full text newspaper articles.
  • Current coverageAccess World News provides text coverage from 1985 – present.


Chicago Tribune

  • Historical online: Chicago Tribune  Coverage: 1849 – 1985. The Chicago Tribune is one of the nation’s oldest continuously published newspapers. Source for prohibition debates, mercantile development of the midwest, westward expansion, Settlement House Movement – Jane Addams, Al Capone. Full image and full text newspaper articles.
  • Current coverageLEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe provides current text coverage from March 1, 2002 – present.


Los Angeles Times


New York Times


USA Today


Wall Street Journal

  • Online:
  • In Tutt Library (1981 – )
    • Current issues of the Western Edition are kept in paper until replaced by microfiche of the Eastern Edition. See the TIGER catalog record for details.
    • Paper index (1981 – ) is located behind the newspapers on the second floor.

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