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.
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.