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Major periodical and newspaper repositories
Proquest Historical Newspapers
-Chicago Tribune (1849-1989)
-Christian Science Monitor (1908-1999)
-Los Angeles Times (1881-1989)
-New York Times (1851-2009)
-Pittsburgh Post Gazette
-The Wall Street Journal (1889-1995)
-The Washington Post (1877-1996)
Proquest Historical African American Newspapers
-Atlanta Daily World
-Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)
-Chicago Defender (1910-1975)
-Cleveland Call and Post
-Los Angeles Sentinel
-Philadelphia Tribune (1912-2001)
-New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993)
-Norfolk Journal and Guide
-Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)
Ethnic NewsWatch, 1959-
Provides access to more than 200 ethnic, minority and native press newspapers and magazines.
Legal research database containing law reviews and legal periodicals for their entire runs.
American Historical Periodicals, 1740-1949
Includes digitized images of the pages of 1,100 American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.
Search for sources by genre
Gender and Sexuality-oriented Periodicals and Newspapers
Hundreds of issues of underground/radical feminist and LGBT publications mainly from the 60s and 70s.
Women's Magazine Archive, 1887-2005
Better Homes and Gardens
Ladies Home Journal
Town & Country
Includes more than 100 journals, magazines, newsletters, special reports, unpublished papers and conference proceedings devoted to gender and women's issues.
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
Includes: Billboard (1907-1993), Variety (1940-2000)
And many similar magazines covering theater, film and television.
Additional Newspapers Online
Links to dozens of mainstream and ethnic newspapers: New York Times, Chicago Defender, Washington Post, etc.
Additional 20th Century Magazines Online
Online access to The New Yorker, Life, National Geographic, etc.
Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-1898
The magazine was intended to entertain, inform and educate the women of America. In addition to extensive fashion descriptions and plates, the early issues included biographical sketches, articles about mineralogy, handcrafts, female costume, the dance, equestrienne procedures, health and hygiene, recipes and remedies and the like.
The Ladder, 1956-1972 (microfilm)
First lesbian rights rights periodical in U.S.
Ebony, 1945-2013 (microfilm and online)
Also available in Google Books: https://books.google.com/books?id=r9QDAAAAMBAJ&dq=ebony&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Off Our Backs, 1970-2008
"The longest surviving feminist newspaper in the United States."