Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Hints & Tips
You never know what you will find about your family in the older newspaper articles! Try to find local newspapers. Look for
- marriage announcements
- ship arrivals
- social events
- court judgements
- sports events
- gossipy news!
Newspaper Resources from Herrick Library
Chronicling America - Newspapers Collection from Library of Congress
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Learn more