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JOUR200 - Journalism History, Roles and Structures

Guide to Library research and resources to support Journalism 200.

America's Historical Newspapers (Readex)

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) - first link below - provides searchable full-text of 24 major papers from the late 1800's to the mid-1900's.

The New York Times and Historical Black Newspapers are searched separately using the links below.

Individual links to The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal, which are included within the Historical Newspapers database, also appear below.

Evening Star (D.C.) (Readex)

Considered the newspaper of record for the nation’s capital. Published under such titles as Washington Star-News and The Washington Star, this long-running daily afternoon paper was one of the highest profile publications in the nation.

Locating Other Full-Text Newspapers in Print or Microfilm

Another way to locate historic newspapers is to see if the UM Libraries own a print or microfilm subscription. Follow the steps below to search for a newspaper title in WorldCat UM: