Newspapers are serial publications. They are usually printed on newsprint and issued daily, on certain days of the week, or weekly . They contains news, editorial comment, regular columns, letters to the editor, cartoons, advertising as well as other items of current and often local interest to a general readership. Some national newspapers are issued twice daily in early and late editions or in different editions for different regions of the country (from Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science).
Access to more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.
1872-1927 - full text and full image (1928-1979 coming soon)
1980-2007 - only on microfilm for full image
2008-3 months ago - full text and full image
1980-present - text only - not full image
New York Times
1851 - 2006 - full text and full image
2007 - on microfilm only for full image
2008 - 3 months ago - full text and full image
1980 to the present - text only - no images
Wall Street Journal
1970-2007 in microfilm
1984 - present (text only)
2008 - 3 months ago (full image)