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Alabama

Alaska

California

  • California Digital Newspaper Collection 1849-1911 includes the Amador Ledger, 1852-1911; Imperial Valley Press, 1901-1911; Livermore Herald, 1877-1899; Los Angeles Herald, 1873-1910; Sacramento Daily Union, 1851-1899; San Francisco Call, 1890-1913; and more California newspapers

Colorado

Florida

Georgia

  • Digital Library of Georgia: Historic Newspapers includes: assorted Athens newspapers 1827-1922; assorted Atlanta newspapers from 1857-1922; the Cherokee Phoenix, the Dublin Post, and the Colored Tribune (assorted years in the 19th Century); the Columbus Enquirer, 1828-1890; the Macon Telegraph, 1826-1908; Milledgeville newspapers from 1808 to 1920; the Southern Israelite (Atlanta-based Jewish newspaper) from 1929-1958 and 1984-1986; and the South Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive with 15 newspapers from 9 south Georgia cities (Albany, Americus, Bainbridge, Brunswick, Cuthbert, Tifton, Thomasville, Valdosta, and Waycross) from 1845 to 1922. (Coverage varies by newspaper.)

Hawaii

Illinois

Indiana

  • Indiana Newspaper Indexes includes...
    • Indianapolis Newspaper Index, 1848-1991 (for the Indianapolis Herald, Indianapolis Journal, Indianapolis News, Indianapolis Sentinel and the Indianapolis Star; coverage varies by newspaper)
    • Logansport Newspaper Index, 1848-1855
    • New Albany Newspaper Index, 1849-1889
    • Vincennes Newspaper Index, 1804-1827
  • Indianapolis Recorder 1899-2005 Indiana-based African-American newspaper; some years missing
  • Indiana Farmer Newspaper 1851-1917

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