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The Society's Library has subscriptions to several newspaper databases available on the Library's public computers, or through your NetID.
Guide to Wisconsin Newspapers, 1833-2004 by Donald E. Oehlerts and James L. Hansen.
Prison Newspaper Collection by Randi J. Ramsden
Cuban Refugee Camp Newspaper Collection by James P. Danky and Randi J. Ramsden
African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: a National Bibliography by James P. Danky, editor ; Maureen E. Hady, associate editor. Call Number: PN4882.5 A47 1998, Memorial Library Reference Stacks, 2 South (non-circulating)
Ethnic Newspapers: Guide to the Holdings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library (1975). by compiled by Susan Bryl. Call Number: Z6945 E75, Memorial Library Stacks Regular Size Shelving
This pages provides links and information for accessing historic newspapers published both within Wisconsin and nationally. The Society is a national leader in collecting newspapers. We have the second-largest collection of newspapers in the U.S. available for patron use.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has an extensive collection of newspapers on microfilm ranging from small town Wisconsin dailies, to a full run of the New York Times.
Microfilm may be used in the Society's library reading room or may be requested through inter-library loan.
See how to use the catalog to find the newspaper you need here.
Not sure of the newspaper title? Click here for info on how to figure out where to look.