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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 498A: Confronting the Great Depression

Historical Newspapers

For the most complete and up-to-date information on finding historical newspapers, please visit our Historical Newspapers guide.

In order to find out if we have a particular newspaper, or to find out if we have a newspaper for a particular city or town, you can search our database of newspapers held at the University of Illinois Library:

There are relatively few U.S. newspapers from the 1930s that have been digitized, aside from the ProQuest Historical Newspapers.  For newspapers other than these few big city dailies, you will need to use our newspapers on microfilm. 

Current Newspapers

Use these sources to access content from the past 5 to 10 years, unless otherwise noted.