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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers


Search and view a large selection of digitized American historical newspaper titles from 1860-1922, or locate microfilmed copies of newspapers using the comprehensive "U.S. Newspapers Directory, 1690-the present."

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy; New York City History; United States History; Reference; Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Chronicling America is a prototype Website providing access to select digitized newspaper pages and information about historic newspapers, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to digitize historically significant newspapers from all the states and U.S. territories published between 1836 and 1922. Include 3 New York City newspapers, The Sun and The Evening World and The New York Tribune digitized by the New York Public Library.

Dates of Coverage: 1836-1922

Provider: National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)

Format: Web