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JOUR 4650: American Journalism History: Home

Resources needed to complete assignments in JOUR 4650 American Journalism History. Links to digitized historical American newspapers.

Newspaper Analysis

This Research Guide is designed to help you identify newspapers for the assignments in this class.

Please note that many of the newspaper collections owned by the University Libraries are available in microfilm or microfiche, and require you to visit the Libraries or Archives to use. The Archives are not open all the times the Libraries are; check the Archives hours here.

There are also hundreds of historical newspapers available online.

Four different assignments:

  • Newspapers from British colonies or US through 1799 (click on Pre -1800 tab above)
  • Newspapers from only 1860 (click on 1860 above)
  • Newspapers from only 1920 (click on 1920 above)
  • Newspapers from the year of birth (click on 20th century to present above)

Interactive Historical Newspaper Map

Link to Interactive Map

Author of this LibGuide

Carol Singer
Library Teaching & Learning Department
Rm. 152 Jerome Library
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403