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HIST 294 Seminar on Historical Method: Research Techniques

Library Resources for History 294 with Dr. Amanda Seligman

Historical Newspaper Databases

Searching for Major Newspapers

This video demonstrates how to search and browse the historical newspaper databases. These search tools allow you to find historical articles and issues published in the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. Find database links below the video. Please note: you cannot find current or recently published news articles in these databases.

Newspapers on Microfilm

Using Microfilm

Popular Publications on Microfilm

  • MILWAUKEE JOURNAL (Milwaukee, Wis.: 1890), Call Number: (MF) AN 06, 1890-1995
  • MILWAUKEE SENTINEL (Milwaukee, Wis.), Call Number: (MF) AN 05, 1883-1995
  • TIMES (London, England),  Call Number: (MF) AN04, 1788-

List of microfilm publications