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How to Find U.S. Newspapers

[Los Angeles Times]

To search for newspapers, go to Catalog Search Options, or alternatively, go to the Catalogue. Select the Newspapers tab.

One can browse by country; the search results will display the country entry subdivided by smaller geographic units, e.g. by city.

U.S. Newspapers

CRL holds over 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating to the colonial era, including a strong collection of U.S. ethnic newspapers, published from the 1850s to the present.

CRL has a subscription to at least one newspaper from every state and to newspapers from an additional 25 cities with the greatest population nationally.

Major collections within the U.S. newspaper collection include:

  • African American newspapers
  • Civilian Conservation Corps Newspapers
  • U.S. ethnic newspapers