is to historical newspapers like Ancestry is to genealogy. It is one of the largest online newspaper databases, with almost 100 million newspaper pages from the 1600′s forward! The bulk of NewspaperARCHIVE’s collection is from 1860 onward as newspaper publications multiplied. Their most extensive newspaper titles occur in the East Coast, Midwest, and southwestern states for the U.S. They also hold extensive newspaper titles from England, Canada, Jamaica, Germany and Japan plus others worldwide.
NewspaperARCHIVE’s collection is fully indexed by name, location, date, and/or keyword. The keyword feature is a good one for the historian trying to learn about history from first hand accounts. You can get a feel for the site by looking up members of your family tree and seeing how many matches they have per person before you subscribe. For the family genealogist or historian, make history come alive at