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Historical Newspapers: American Newspapers & Primary Sources

This guide provides information for accessing historical newspaper that may be in print, microform, or digitized. The date range for historical newspapers is loosely defined as five years ago or longer.

American History / Primary Sources

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Map Image credit: Public domain map of the United States created in 1876. Title: "Centennial American Republic and railroad map of the United States and of the Dominion of Canada. Compiled from the latest official sources." Original in Library of Congress. Source:

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