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Old News: Historical Newspapers and Periodicals

U.S. State news: Collections and Directories

America's Historical Newspapers
(Also known as Early American Newspapers) More than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published during the past four centuries, including titles from all 50 present states, 1690-1922.
About America's Historical Newspapers

Hispanic American Newspapers 1808-1980
Digital collection of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the United States since the 19th century
About Hispanic American Newspapers 1808-1980

NewspaperARCHIVE
Digital access to more than 1000 historical newspapers from communities within Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. (Includes Indiana Daily Student 1867-1923).
About NewspaperARCHIVE

Newspapers.com World Collection
Contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles in addition to small local newspapers
About Newspapers.com World Collection

Nineteenth Century U.S.Newspapers
A digital archive of American historical newspapers from the 19th century, including over 1.5 million full-text pages, many complete with images.
About Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Chronicling America (ISSN 2475-2703) is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

Making of America
The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. As of March, 2018, Cornell University Library's Making of America collection has been moved to Hathi Trust. Browse Journals

Historical U.S. Newspapers Online
(Bowling Green State University)

Historical Newspapers Online (University of Illinois)

The Online Books Page: Serials (University of Pennsylvania)

Project Guttenberg Periodicals

Making of America
(MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.

Google News Archive

United States Online Historical Newspapers

Wikipedia: List of online newspaper archives

Open-access newspaper collections digitized by the University of Florida
          Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat)
          Digital Military Newspaper Library
          Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library
"The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. NewspaperCat was funded by a grant from the George A. Smathers Libraries.
Search by keyword, newspaper title or by city, county or state to locate titles. From your search result, click on the link(s) to connect to the digital newspaper(s). In many cases, this content is keyword searchable, depending on the hosting organization.
NewspaperCat currently links to over 1000 full-text newspaper titles with a goal to include links to as many US and Caribbean newspapers with archival digital content as possible. Plans are to expand the Catalog as newly digitized newspaper titles are located."
 

 

U.S. State News: State by State Suggested Sources

Alabama
Birmingham Pubic Library Digital Collections
Avondale Sun
Auburn University Digital Library

Alaska
Alaska Newspapers Index (Index only)

Arizona
Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press
Arizona Historical Digital Newspapers (Arizona Memory Project)

Arkansas
Gentry Courier Journal

California
California Digital Newspaper Collection

Colorado
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection

Connecticut
Newspapers of Connecticut

Delaware
New Castle Public Library

District of Columbia
AFRO American Newspapers

Florida
Florida Digital Newspaper Library Florida Heritage Collection
University of Florida Digital Collections
Digital Library of the Caribbean
US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project

Georgia
Digital Library of Georgia
West Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive

Hawaii
Hawaiian Nupepa Collection
Hawaiian Language newspapers
Index to the Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin 1929-1969
Hawai’i Digital Newspaper Program
Ulukau: The Hawaiian Electronic Library

Idaho
Twin Falls Public Library Newspaper Collection

Illinois
Digital Newspaper Collection (University of Illinois)
Quincy newspapers
The Jewish Sentinel

Indiana
NewspaperARCHIVE
Hoosier State Chronicles
Indiana Farmer
Indianapolis Star (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
      Provides full text access to The Indianapolis Star from 1903 to 2004.
Indianapolis Star
      Online version of the Indianapolis Star on microfilm. Coverage: 2009 to the present
Indiana newspapers from Chronicling America
Newspapers.com World Collection
      Contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles in addition to small local newspapers.
Outdoor Indiana
      Outdoor Indiana is the official publication of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (formerly the Department of Conservation). The magazine debuted in February 1934. The online version includes issues from February 1934 through November-December 1993. For 1996 to present see: http://www.in.gov/dnr/4941.htm

Iowa
The Digital Archives of the Centerville Iowegian
Iowa Digital Newspaper Project

Kansas
The Newspaper Archives of Belleville Public Library
Kansas Digital Newspapers

Kentucky
Kentucky Digital Library
The Kentucky Edition

Louisiana
Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP)

Maine
Maine Newspaper Project

Maryland
Maryland State Archives - Online Digitized Newspapers
The Historic Maryland Newspapers Project

Massachusetts

Michigan
Digital Michigan Newspaper Portal

Minnesota
Minnesota Digital Newspaper Project
Winona Newspaper Project

Mississippi

Missouri
Missouri Digital Newspaper Project
Missouri Digital Heritage

Montana
Montana Memory Project
Digitized Montana Newspapers Online
Montana Newspapers

Nebraska
North Bend Public Library
Nebraska Newspapers

Nevada
Las Vegas Age
Nevada Library Cooperatire

New Hampshire

New Jersey
Cranbury Press
Princeton Papers
      Local Express, Princeton University Weekly Bulletin, The Daily Princetonian, Town Topics
Atlantic County Newspapers
Historical New Brunswick Newspapers
Red Bank Register

New Mexico
New Mexico Digital Newspapers

New York
Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1841-1955)
NYS Historic Newspapers Project
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Fulton History: Old New York State Historical Newspapers
New York Daily Tribune Index (Index only)
HRVH Historical Newspapers
      HRVH provides access to digitized copies of historical newspapers from the Hudson River Valley

North Carolina
North Carolina Newspapers

North Dakota
Newspaper Publishing History in North Dakota

Ohio
Ohio Jewish Chronicle

Oklahoma
Gateway to Oklahoma History

Oregon
Historic Oregon Newspapers
Newspaper Index Search

Pennsylvania
Digital Newspapers at Penn State
Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project
Pennsylvania Civil War Era Newspaper Collection

Puerto Rico
Digital Library of the Caribbean

Rhode Island

South Carolina
University of South Carolina Digital collections

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas
Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Utah
Utah Digital Newspapers

Vermont
Vermont Digital Newspaper Project

Virginia
virginiachronicle
Richmond Daily Dispatch
Civil War Era Newspapers
Virginia Gazette

Washington
Washington State Library. Historic Newspapers
Washington Digital Newspapers

West Virginia

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Historical Society Newspaper Collection

Wyoming
Wyoming newspaper project