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A searchable repository of historic newspapers published in New York State and the United States between 1795 and 2007, frequently updated. Also includes a handful of international newspapers. To browse a list of the newspapers included in this resource, click here. ***This resource occasionally experiences technical issues that temporarily shut down service to the site. During these periods, try the Library of Congress' free resource Chronicling America, another free resource that provides historical newspapers, or one of the other historical newspapers databases at the New York Public Library.
All Branch LibrariesBronx Library CenterSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureSt. George Library CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Genealogy, New York City History, Historical Newspapers