It’s been a long time since newspapers were hawked on the streets of New York, but you can get articles free from these websites:

  • New York Historic Newspapers Colonial times – recent. Allows you to search by county, city, or newspaper and date ranges to narrow!
  • New York Public Library With a NYPL card, you can access most states & some international news. For NY research, check out the Daily News & The New York Times !
  • Library of Congress all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands), over 3,000 newspapers covering the years from 1777-1963.
  • Brooklyn Newspapers courtesy of the Brooklyn Public Library. Includes The Brooklyn Eagle.
  • Google News Archives everything from L’Abeille de la Nouvelle to the Youngstown Evening Vindicator. Newspapers listed in ABC order, but you can also search across the collection.

New York Law Journal (1888-present) available at The NY Law Institute. Consider a free trial today