NewsInHistory.com offers the most comprehensive digital archive of historical American newspapers available. With thousands of titles and hundreds of millions of newspaper articles, we have the information to satisfy a range of interests – whether you are doing scholarly research, exploring history as a hobby, interested in local or personal history, or simply enjoy a good story from the past.
Local historic newspapers help you track events, issues, first-hand opinions, discoveries, people, companies, social and cultural history, and more. Our wide-ranging collection, with papers from all 50 states, provides first-hand accounts and a variety of perspectives on issues and events as they were happening. Every paper is searchable by keyword, date, title and location, and all articles and pages can be saved and printed.
This Web site is owned by NewsBank, inc., one of the world’s premier information providers. Founded in 1972, NewsBank has dedicated the past 37 years to providing our users with the most comprehensive, Web-based historical and contemporary information products available. In addition to supporting individual research, NewsBank serves over 20,000 corporate and institutional clients worldwide.
Why newspapers matter
Throughout our nation’s history, newspapers have chronicled the American experience and been our primary source of information. They provide extensive local and national coverage of American culture, politics and society with a range of offerings: detailed news articles, eyewitness reporting, editorial perspectives, letters to the editor, speeches, official notices, advertisements, political cartoons, illustrations, photographs, shipping news, sports stories, statistics, weather reports, etc. With our searchable newspaper collection at your fingertips you can explore centuries of American history, culture and daily life.
With our digitized images you can see these newspaper articles exactly as they appeared in print, exploring at your own pace, pursuing your own interests.