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Encompasses titles dating from 1866 through 1877. Includes post-Civil War themes such as the incorporation of the recently-freed African Americans and the rapid expansion into Western territories. Covers all aspects of American society during this time period.
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Contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
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Resource features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans published in 26 states. Include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations' bulletins, annual reports and other genres.
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Provides cover-to-cover indexing for more than 1,000 periodicals from 1913-1982, including the complete file of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957), for a unique coverage of business in the first half of the 20th Century.
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Archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to the 21st century. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Issues have been scanned in high-resolution color, with granular indexing of articles, covers, ads and reviews. View a tutorial on this database here.
Includes complete runs of US and UK editions of Harper's Bazaar, from 1867 to present (US edition) and 1929-2015 (UK edition). This resource is fully indexed and searchable and includes full color collection of approximately 500,000 pages, which provides insight in American, British, and international fashion, society, and popular culture from the mid-19th century forward. View a tutorial on this database here.
Harper’s Weekly was America’s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. This resource provides digital access to all content published from 1857-1912 and is a primary source for information about nineteenth-century events, people, and culture of the US. May be searched by keyword, or browsed by date or literary genre.
Includes Poole’s index to Periodical Literature, covering titles in the sciences, humanities, law, medicine, and the arts and literature; as well as indexes to books, newspapers, the visual arts, and government documents. Spans data from the 11th century through 1930.
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. Coverage: 1890-1982. View a tutorial on this database here.
Previously rare and inaccessible, high-demand primary source material. Complete back files of the most renowned publications of this type. Opens up countless new opportunities for multidisciplinary research. View a tutorial on this database here.
Includes fully searchable issues from almost 1000 historical American newspapers. Focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries, this online collection is based on Clarence S. Brigham's ?History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820? and other authoritative bibliographies.
Access the early newspapers, often printed by small-town printers, which documented daily life in Virginia communities, supported different political parties and recorded both majority and minority views for nearly three centuries (1736-1920); as well as the Richmond-Times Dispatch (1903-1986).
Provides genealogists, researchers, and scholars with first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Full-text access to 25 Historical Newspaper Titles. View a tutorial on this database here.
1852-1981 Until its demise in 1981, The Evening Star was universally regarded as the “paper of record” for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as Washington Star-News and The Washington Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the highest profile publications in the nation. Founded in 1852, by the 1930s its coverage of national politics--including the daily activities of every branch of government--made it the nation’s number one paper in advertising revenue.
Virginia Chronicle is a historical archive of Virginia newspapers, providing free access to full text searching and digitized images of over a million newspaper pages.
This collection contains 150,076 issues comprising 1,106,770 pages and 183,885 articles. Virginia Chronicle expands on the Library's participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program's Chronicling American collection with the inclusion of Virginia imprint titles out of scope to the NDNP. The collection is full text searchable, as well as browseable by both title and date.
From the dust of the territory’s new capital, Phoenix, The Arizona Republican arose in 1890 to ultimately become the state’s largest newspaper. Delivering news about a changing world to its readers, the newspaper focused on local and national politics and ways to make the territory a better place to live. Coverage: 1890 – 2007. View a tutorial on this database here.
The only major daily newspaper in the Atlanta area, The Atlanta Constitution provides a fascinating glimpse into the political, economic, cultural, and social life of the southeastern United States from Reconstruction through the late 20th century. Coverage from 1868-1945. View a tutorial on this database here.
Founded by Arunnah Shepherdson Abell as a paper devoted to the news that most directly affected the lives of its readers, The Baltimore Sun’s history is among the most distinguished in American journalism. Coverage from 1837-1994. View a tutorial on this database here.
Whether you're interested in genealogy, “Yankee” perspectives on local and national events, politics, culture, urban development, business, religion, or other topics, The Boston Globe provides a window through which to study firsthand this fascinating time and place in American history. Coverage from 1872-1988. View a tutorial on this database here.
The newspaper was a proponent of The Great Migration, the move of over 1.5 million African-Americans from the segregated South to the industrial North
from 1915 to 1925. It reported on the Red Summer race riots of 1919, and editorialized for anti-lynching legislation and the integration of blacks into the U.S. military. Coverage from 1910-1975. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers collection. View a tutorial on this database here.
Best known for its prize-winning investigative and public service journalism providing historical coverage of people and events critical to the evolution of the Midwest and the United States. Coverage from 1849-2010. View a tutorial on this database here.
Provides secular, balanced coverage of international news and events, as a public service. For more than 100 years, its staff writers and correspondents around the world have reported on wars, scientific discoveries, human rights abuses, political campaigns, the arts, the environment, and people trying to make a positive difference. Coverage from 1908-2006. View a tutorial on this database here.
One of the most influential African American newspapers throughout Ohio. It provides primary source documentation on Black history, politics, culture, and the arts. Coverage: 1934 – 1991. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers collection. View a tutorial on this database here.
A unique look at history through the eyes of the Communist Party USA. Worker’s rights, social issues, national and international politics, culture and Party activity are just some of the topics to be explored on the pages of these Communist Party newspapers, featuring such notable contributors as writer Richard Wright, folk singer Woody Guthrie and political cartoonist Robert Minor. Coverage: 1919 – 2013. View a tutorial on this database here.
Founded six years before Michigan statehood, the Detroit Free Press is recognized as the leading newspaper in the region. From advocating statehood, to walking the beat along the waterfront, to producing the first newspaper supplement for women, the newspaper chronicles the history of Detroit. Coverage: 1831 – 1999. View a tutorial on this database here.
The Guardian (1821-2003) and its sister paper, The Observer (1791-2003) provide readers online access to facts, firsthand accounts, and opinions of the day about the most significant and fascinating political, business, sports, literary, and entertainment events from the past two centuries. Coverage: 1791 – 2003. View a tutorial on this database here.
African American owned and operated newspaper that puts emphasis on issues concerning the African American community and it's readers. Coverage: 1934 – 2005. Part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers collection. View a tutorial on this database here.
Main newspaper for the city of Louisville, Kentucky. The paper has become a progressive voice in southern politics, championing causes such as public education, equal rights for blacks and advocating for the poor of Appalachia. Coverage: 1830 – 2000. View a tutorial on this database here.
Researchers will find primary source insights on American culture in the city’s long-time newspaper, the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Regional topics reflect national and international trends of the times - such as Prohibition, civil rights, and the American Indian Movement. Coverage: 1867 – 2001. View a tutorial on this database here.
One of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions. For nearly a century, it has helped influenc one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions. For nearly a century, it has helped influence and promote the causes and aspirations of African-Americans. Contributors have included W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Malcolm X.e and promote the causes and aspirations of African-Americans. Contributors have included W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Malcolm X. The New York Amsterdam News captured the vibrancy and cultural richness of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, advocated for the desegregation of the U.S. military during World War II, and fought against discriminatory employment practices and other civil rights abuses in the 1960s. Coverage from 1922-1993. View a tutorial on this database here.
Founded by Horace Greely, the newspaper includes coverage of key events of the 19th and 20th centuries, from pre-Civil War tensions and U.S. internationalism to the fight for women’s rights and the completion of the Panama Canal. In addition to politics and reform, it also reports on the arts, New York society, sports, business and finance, and more. Coverage: 1841 – 1962. View a tutorial on this database here.
The world news and personal stories captured by this Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper for nearly 170 years are available online from ProQuest so researchers anywhere can browse and search the digitized pages of this definitive record of the day. The digitized Index allows users to search on and view terms exactly as they appeared in the New York Times print index and newspaper articles. Coverage 1851-2016. View a tutorial on this database here.
The oldest continuously published black newspaper, is dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation. Coverage from 1912-2001. View a tutorial on this database here.
Provides full page and article images with searchable full text from the Courier (1950-1954 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1969-1981 : City ed.), New Pittsburgh courier (1981-2002), Pittsburgh courier (1911-1950 : City ed.), and Pittsburgh courier (1955-1965 : City ed.). The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue in PDF format. (OCLC). View a tutorial on this database here.
Digital archive for the San Francisco Chronicle from 1865-1922. This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. View a tutorial on this database here.
Founded by Joseph Pulitzer as his first newspaper, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provides valuable coverage of regional events such as the 1904 World's Fair and the completion of the Gateway Arch, as well as a uniquely Midwestern perspective of local, national, and international news. Coverage from 1874 to 2003. View a tutorial on this database here.
Focuses not only on the stock market, but on all aspects of global business, economics, consumer affairs, and trends and issues. Researchers have access to more than 100 years of The Wall Street Journal’s accurate reporting, exclusive analysis, agenda- setting editorials, and controversial opinions. Coverage from 1889-2002. View a tutorial on this database here.
An unparalleled resource for today’s budding journalists, political historians, and students of government. The Washington Post was the first newspaper in Washington to publish seven days a week. To uncover even more Washington intrigue and drama, start here. Coverage from 1877-2003. View a tutorial on this database here.