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Physical collection
  • American Press ePaper

    • inside library access only 
      • Read your local newspaper online
        • Choose daily or archive then click the Log In button.
    • America's GenealogyBank's Newsbank (Historical Newspapers)

      • Start searching today!
        • America’s GenealogyBank's comprehensive newspaper archive features over 230 years of fully-searchable historical newspapers printed in small towns and big cities throughout the U.S. Find old newspaper articles, obituaries, birth, and marriage records, sports articles and stats, photographs, advertisements, and more historic newspaper information online. 
        • BONUS: additional collections include America's Obituaries, Historical Books and Documents, and the Social Security Death Index. 
    • Catalog 


      • an online newspaper archive consisting of 16 million+ pages of historical newspapers from 2,000+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond. 
    • Historical Newspapers 

      • Historical Newspapers 
      • Search newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s
      • inside library access only 
    • General OneFile 

    • Louisiana Online Newspaper Index (State Library)

      • free newspaper sites in LA and other states here