Newspapers Archives Online

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Library of Congress Microfilm Index
Links to dozens of period newspapers for more than three centuries of indexed announcements, death notices, photographs and other news items.

Library and Archives Canada
More than 200,000 reels of newspapers on microfilm.

American Newspaper Repository
Nonprofit group founded by Nicholson Baker, author of the new book Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper (Random House). Now part of Duke University’s collection.

US News Archives on the Web
Links to recent newspaper archives online.

Newspaper Abstracts
A searchable archive of newspapers published in 1923 or earlier.

Subscription site with large historical newspaper collection.

The Olden Times
Scanned collection of 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century US newspapers.

Immigration History Research Center
Extensive collection of ethnic newspapers. Also call (612) 627-4208 or write to 826 Berry St., St. Paul, MN 55114.

From the October 2001 Family Tree Magazine