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What can you do with America's Historical Newspapers - 1690-2000? A lot!

Find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries, inventions and more from hundreds of primary sources. Search using either the timeline or topic search to easily find news and eyewitness accounts and pro/con articles of events, issues and daily life in the colonies or during the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, the Great Depression, Vietnam War, World War II, Civil Rights Movement, Cold War, globalization and other eras. Right at your fingertips!

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America’s Historical Newspapers - 1690-2000 includes early newspapers (1690-1922), African American Newspapers (1827-1998); Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection (1799-1971), and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).

Also included are illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people and other articles exactly as they appeared in print.

To access NMH’s America’s Historical Newspapers - 1690-2000 database you can start at the NMH Hub >> Library >> Library Databases >> and select America’s Historical Newspapers - 1690-2000.