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ENG 3060: Women and Writing

Spring 2020 remote learning

Major American Newspapers (conglomerate of many newspapers)


Search for Articles on a Subject

Newspaper indexes, like those listed below, let you search for newspaper articles on a particular topic. You can also use them to search for newspaper articles in many different newspapers at a time.

  • America’s Newspapers: coverage varies by title, but articles can be found dating from 1978 to present.
  • Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis Nexis Academic): date coverage varies by source, but some coverage dates to the 1970s.
    • offers sophisticated search tools that make it a resource for content analysis of news coverage.
  • Access Newspaper Archive: includes historical access to local newspapers from across the United States
  • African American Newspapers: coverage dates range from 1823-1998, and content includes African American focused newspapers from across the United States.
  • America’s Historical Newspapers: local and major newspapers. Coverage varies by title, but dates include 1690-2000.
  • US Newsstream Recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format

article from ethnic news watch on Katherine Johnson,

ETHNIC NEWS WATCH, Pittsburgh Courier newspaper, 1962.  Note:  Pittsburgh Courier is an African american owned and operated newspaper, along with Chicago Defender.