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Library Card Required is the largest online newspaper archive consisting of 300+ million pages of historical newspapers from 11,100+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond, with a special focus on full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles in addition to small local newspapers. The collection includes a broad range of dates, mostly covering the 19th and 20th centuries.  Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL cardholders working from home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner
All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Genealogy, New York City History, United States History, News Media, Journalism and Publishing, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Individual Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, History, American Studies