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Newspapers.com

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Newspapers.com 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 Newspapers.com.
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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, African American Studies
English

Brooklyn Newsstand

Developed by the Brooklyn Public Library, this free database provides access to the full-text of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from 1841 to 1955.
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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, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was published from 1841 to 1955 and was revived for a short time from 1960 to 1963.
English

Brooklyn Historical Society Newspapers

A selection of digitized newspapers from the collections of The Brooklyn Historical Society. including The Long-Island Star. Full-text searching, printing, and downloading are ennabled, with coverage from 1809 to 1863.    
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, New York City History, Historical Newspapers
English