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Great Lakes Region Vintage Newspapers

Below are links to websites with collections of 19th century newspapers.

Great Lakes History Periodicals: Newspapers

The Ancestor Hunt – United States Online Historical Newspaper Links

Kenneth R. Marks, who created this website, made a page for each U.S. State with links to vintage online newspapers, indicating which are free of charge. There are also pages for:

-African-American Newspapers
-Farming Newspapers
-Irish-American Newspapers
-Jewish American Newspapers

For more online collections of U.S. historical newspapers, see: Free Newspaper Archives

See our old magazines online free collection

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Washington: Library of Congress

This Library of Congress directory of U.S. Newspapers lists a huge number of past newspapers, when and where they were published, and where they can be found now. Part of the newspapers are digitized on this site.

Try our free newspaper archives on Century Past

Google News Archive


Google offers archived copies of numerous U.S. newspapers arranged alphabetically. Late-19th century issues are available online for many of these, and a few newspapers offer mid-19th century issues.

Historical Newspapers Online

University of Pennsylvania

This Penn Library site is a collection of links to archived online U.S. newspapers, grouped by state.

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