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Free Historic U.S. Newspapers by State: Home

This guide will provide free access to historic U.S. newspapers by state. It will be open to all users regardlesss of whether they are Purdue faculty, staff, or students.

Free Historic U.S. Newspapers by State

Newspapers are great sources for all kinds of information about local, state, national, and international developments in all areas of human activity..  This guide provides access to digitized free historic newspaper resources by U.S. state and are arranged alphabetically by state.  Holdings vary by date and location.  Some are provided by the Library of Congress' Chronicling America website and other may be provided by state historical societies, public or university libraries, and state libraries and archives. Email chapmanb@purdue.edu if you have additional free U.S. digital newspaper links you recommend.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming