Databases

Historical Newspapers

The ProQuest Historical Newspapers database offers original news articles exactly as they appeared in print decades ago. The PDF articles can be downloaded, printed, or emailed, and are available individually or in cross-searchable collections. 

This database includes the following newspapers:

  • Historical Black Newspapers
    • Atlanta Daily World - 1931-2003
    • The Baltimore Afro-American - 1893-1988
    • Chicago Defender  - 1910-1975
    • Cleveland Call and Post - 1934-1991
    • Los Angeles Sentinel - 1934-2005
    • New York Amsterdam News - 1922-1993
    • The Norfolk Journal and Guide - 1921-2003
    • The Philadelphia Tribune - 1912-2001
    • Pittsburgh Courier - 1911-2002
  • The Baltimore Sun - 1837-1991
  • The New York Times - 1851-2012
  • The Washington Post - 1877-1999

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