July 27, 2014 – Cover-to-cover reproductions of 1,000+ US newspapers in PDF. Restrict searches to dates/eras, article types (news & opinion, election returns, letters, poetry/songs, legislative, prices, advertisements, matrimony & death notices), region/state, and newspaper name. Includes the digital versions of the Early American Newspapers microforms collection, African American Newspapers 1827-1998, and a collection of Virginia newspapers (labeled Selected Historical Newspapers).
Fighting broke out on July 28, 1914 in what would quickly become World War 1. Researchers seeking contemporary reports and views of the war, politics, international relations, and historical figures of this conflict can access numerous historical American newspapers through this database. Entire papers have been digitized, including not only articles, but photos, advertising, letters to the editor and other editorials, and other features often left out of other scholarly databases. Additional primary source databases can provide and international perspective.