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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

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Historical Newspapers

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a database consisting of full articles from several twentieth century U.S. newspapers. Titles and dates are as follows:  Atlanta Daily World 1932-2003, Atlanta World 1931-1932, The Chicago Daily Defender (Big Weekend Edition) 1966-1973, Chicago Daily Defernder (Daily Edition) 1960-1973, Chicago Daily Tribune 1847-1858, Chicago Daily Tribune 1872-1963, The Chicago Defender (Big Weekend Edition) 1973-1975, Chicago Defender (Daily Edition) 1973-1975, The Chicago Defender (National Edition) 1921-1967, Chicago Press and Tribune 1858-1860, Chicago Tribune 1860-1872, Chicago Tribune 1963- current file, Courier 1950-1954, Daily Defender 1956-1960, Los Angeles Sentinal 1934-2005, Los Angeles Times 1881-1886 Los Angeles Times 1886-current file, New Pittsburgh Courier 1966-1981, New Pittsburgh Courier 1981-2002, New York Amsterdam News 1938-1941, New York Amsterdam News 1938-1941 city edition, New York Amsterdam News 1943-1961 city edition, New York Amsterdam News  1962-1993,New York Amsterdam Star-News 1941-1943,New York Daily Times 1851-1857, New York Star & Amsterdam News 1941-1941, New York Times 1857-current file, The Pittsburgh Courier 1911-1950, Pittsburgh Courier 1955-1956, The Washington Post 1877-1954, The Washington Post 1974- current file, The Washington Post and Times Herald 1954-1959, The Washington Post Times Herald 1959-1973. 

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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Making War, Making Peace: Themester
  • News & Current Events
  • African American and African Diaspora Studies
  • Military Science
  • Communication and Culture
  • Film Studies
  • European Studies
  • Victorian Studies
  • Global Studies
  • American Studies
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • History

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American Newspapers--United States.
United States--History--19th Century--Databases.
United States--History--20th Century--Databases.
United States--Newspapers.
New York Times--Databases.