NewspaperARCHIVE features billions of articles from historical newspapers around the U.S. and the world. Discover fascinating news in archived newspapers hundreds of years old – including obituaries, birth announcements, sports articles, comics, and more.
From this homepage you are able to do a multitude of things! If you scroll down you are able to browse popular articles from around the globe about interesting topics. You are able to do a keyword search in the upper search box. You can also browse by location, by date, or perform an advanced search. All of these options are located in the black header bar towards the top of your screen. Other options along this bar include Ask a Librarian, Help(FAQ), and Create Free Account.
Create Free Account Screen
You are not required to create an account to use the NewspaperArchive. However if you decide to, you will be able to save searches and images of newspapers you are interested in!
Browse By Location
By browsing by location you are able to narrow down your search results to one specific area (Nation, State, City) Once a specific location is chosen (either by search or selecting a point on the map) you can then enter search terms which include name or keywords.
Browse By Date
When you browse by date you can narrow your search results to either a century or a specific year. Once you select which century you wish to search under, you can then choose which year you would like to search a name or keyword under. This is helpful if you know exactly when you would like information from.
By performing an advanced search you are able to search for a specific article with greater accuracy. If you know exactly what you are looking for then this is the option for you. You can search by name and from there narrow your search target by dates, years, location, publication, and specific text that is included in an article.
If you have additional questions NewspaperArchive has a helpful Frequently Asked Questions section which is also located under the Help tab in the black header bar on any page while you are on the NewspaperArchive site.