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Washington Post (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Alternate Title:
Historical Washington Post

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
ProQuest Information and Learning Company
ProQuest Information and Learning Company

Every backfile issue of The Washington Post has been digitized from cover to cover, including news stories, editorials, photos, graphics, and advertisements.  Searchers can use basic keyword, guided, publication specific, and relevancy search techniques to locate information. They may also browse through issues page by page, as one would browse a printed edition.

Number of Users:
Unlimited simultaneous users
Interlibrary Loan:
Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Haynes, Anne
SFX Source:
Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • Journalism
  • News & Current Events
  • African American and African Diaspora Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Military Science
  • European Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Global Studies
  • American Studies
  • Economics
  • English and American Language and Literature
  • Political Science
  • History

Library of Congress Subjects:

American newspapers--United States.
Washington (D.C.)--Newspapers.