Almost 40,000 Free Online Historical U.S. Newspapers Now Available to Research – End of 2021

On this website, the first set of free online links to U.S. historical newspapers was published in February 2014. with about 10,000 titles. There have been at least two updates published each year since then. The final update of 2021 adds another 1,400 titles.

The grand total is 39,080 links to Historical American Newspapers that can be searched for Free Online. That is a four-fold increase in seven years!

More and more newspapers are being digitized and are being made available for all of us to research. Some are full-text searchable and others are browsable.

To search the new and updated links, choose your state link below and see all the newspapers that are available for you to research. Also included is the number oif titles digitized for each state.

Good Luck and Happy Hunting!

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