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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey

Guide to using the microfilm and digital versions of the Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey, a collection consisting of a file of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago.

Link to CFLPS

Do you want to test out your search strategies?  The way to get to the digital files of the CFPLS is by clicking on this link.


Cover of original bibliography of Chicago Newspapers, c. 1935

What papers are included?

Although it is not a complete list, you can get basic information about titles by following this link


This bigger list includes papers that were around Chicago at the time, but not necessarily included in CFLPS: