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Free newspaper databases

Are you looking for articles, marriage, death or birth announcements, or just wondering what was going on when your great aunt got married in 1897? Well, check out the newspapers of that time and area!
  • Newspaper Cat

    Maintained by the University of Florida, this digital collection of newspapers could be very helpful!

  • The Otsego Union

    A local paper that has been digitized by the Otsego District Library and is freely available!

  • A list of local historic newspapers

    From http://michigannewspaperhistory.pbworks.com/w/page/20854436/Allegan%20County this list will let you see when each paper began being published and some information about the paper in each area in Allegan County. However it will not link to the historic copies or tell you when the paper stopped running.

  • Newspapers by State

    Compiled and run by the University of Pennsylvania, these databases are open to the public and contain newspapers from every state in the Union! Including the 24 newspapers listed here from Michigan: -Ann Arbor Historical Newspapers (1880- 2009) -Ann Arbor Courier (1880- 1888), Ann Arbor Argus (1888- 1898), Ann -Arbor Argus-Democrat (1898- 1899), Ann Arbor News (1927- 2009), and -Ann Arbor Sun (1967- 1976) -The Ann Arbor Journal (1855- 1863) -Calhoun County Patriot (1838- 1840) Democratic newspaper from southern Michigan -Cass City Chronicle and Cass City Enterprise (1881-2009) Cass City Enterprise coverage begins 1881 and ends 1906; Cass City Chronicle coverage begins 1906. Available through the Rawson Memorial Library of Cass City, Michigan. -Central Michigan Life Student Newspaper Archive (1941- 1998) Student newspaper of Central Michigan University. -Clarke Historical Library Newspaper Collection (1878- 2008) Local newspapers from Clare and Washtenaw Counties. -Detroit Gazette (1817- 1830) Entire run of the newspaper. -Farmington Enterprise (1889-2003) -Gaylord Herald Times (1903- 2008) Weekly paper in Otsego County, MI. -Gobles Newspaper (1925-1932) Gobles is a small town in southwest Michigan. -Grand Traverse Press (1918) Weekly newspaper in Traverse City, MI. Scattered coverage. -Grosse Pointe Public Library Local History Archives newspaper collection (1920-1952) -Includes the Grosse Pointe Civic News (1923-1935), the Grosse Pointe News (1940-2009), and the Grosse Pointe Review (1930-1952). -Kalamazoo Public Library--regional newspapers (1868-1922)) -Lake Orion Review (1868-1957) -Making of Modern Michigan (1862-1890's) A collaborative project involving 52 libraries in Michigan. Includes such newspapers as: Gobles News (1925-1932); Middleville Sun (July-Dec. 1897); Manchester Enterprise (1867-1892); and Owosso Press (1862-1869). -The Michigan Daily (1947- 2009) Student newspaper of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. -The Michigan State Journal (1841- 1847) Whig newspaper published in Ann Arbor. -The Michigan Tribune (1871- 1882) Weekly paper published in Battle Creek, in southern Michigan. -Northville Record (1869-2011) -Owosso Argus-Press (1914-1972) Oswosso is a town in Shiawassee County in central Michigan, about halfway between Lansing and Flint. -Saugatuck Commerical Record (1868-1959) A lumber center in southwestern Michigan on the shore of Lake Michigan. In the early 20th century it became a resort and tourist community for the urbanizing areas of the upper Midwest. -Signal of Liberty (April 1841 - February 1848) An abolitionist paper launched by Theodore Foster and Rev. Guy Beckley in Ann Arbor in 1841. -Manchester Enterprise (1867-1918) Village in southeast Michigan. -Chronicling America

  • Newspapers by State

    Compiled and run by the University of Pennsylvania, these databases are open to the public and contain newspapers from every state in the Union! Including the 24 newspapers listed here from Michigan: -Ann Arbor Historical Newspapers (1880- 2009) -Ann Arbor Courier (1880- 1888), -Ann Arbor Argus (1888- 1898), -Ann Arbor Argus-Democrat (1898- 1899), -Ann Arbor News (1927- 2009), and -Ann Arbor Sun (1967- 1976) -The Ann Arbor Journal (1855- 1863) -Calhoun County Patriot (1838- 1840) -Cass City Chronicle and Cass City Enterprise (1881-2009) -Central Michigan Life Student Newspaper Archive (1941- 1998) -Clarke Historical Library Newspaper Collection (1878- 2008) -Detroit Gazette (1817- 1830) -Farmington Enterprise (1889-2003) -Gaylord Herald Times (1903- 2008) -Gobles Newspaper (1925-1932) -Grand Traverse Press (1918) -Grosse Pointe Public Library Local History Archives newspaper collection (1920-1952) -Includes the Grosse Pointe Civic News (1923-1935), -the Grosse Pointe News (1940-2009), and the -Grosse Pointe Review (1930-1952). -Kalamazoo Public Library--regional newspapers (1868-1922)) -Lake Orion Review (1868-1957) -Making of Modern Michigan (1862-1890's) Gobles News (1925-1932); Middleville Sun (July-Dec. 1897); Manchester Enterprise (1867-1892); and Owosso Press (1862-1869). -The Michigan Daily (1947- 2009) -The Michigan State Journal (1841- 1847) -The Michigan Tribune (1871- 1882) -Northville Record (1869-2011) -Owosso Argus-Press (1914-1972) -Saugatuck Commerical Record (1868-1959) -Signal of Liberty (April 1841 - February 1848) -Manchester Enterprise (1867-1918) -Chronicling America

  • Newseum

    Wondering what was going on somewhere in the world? Newseum has the front page of more than 800 newspapers from around the world.

  • Chronicling America

    From the Library of Congress, Chronicling America has digitized newspapers from 1836-1922 and a U.S. newspaper directory from 1690-present.

Ebooks, audiobooks, and e-magazines

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Your one stop shop for free e- and audio books.

Digital magazines and adult coloring books.