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NEWSPAPERS & NEWSPAPER DATABASES
City newspapers, community and neighborhood newspapers, and newspapers geared toward specific ethnic and cultural groups can provide excellent information about cities and experiences. Below is a selection of newspaper sources. For more newspapers, see:
Full-text news resource consisting of local, regional, national, and international primary source information on issues and events from newspapers, newswires, transcripts, video clips, the web, and blogs. Coverage: 1972 - present, updated daily.
Pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports and in-depth oral histories, revealing the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and African American culture and identity.
Full-text newspapers and magazines from alternative, independent presses, offering an alternative to mainstream media perspectives. Coverage: 1970 - current, but coverage of the 1970s is spotty and should be complemented with Alternative Press Index Archive and Independent Voices.
Newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.
Includes the module Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. Full coverage: 1959 - present.
Mac Users: To open PDFs, note special on-screen instructions to “open with your PDF reader.” For historical content, date filter for years "1959-1989".
Compare facts and live data about multiple cities anywhere, anytime within themes of work, movement, people, public space and systems including temperatures, urban footprint winds, impaired water, new development and more.
WebUrbanist is now a passive archive and not an active publication, though its creators and contributors encourage you to delve into its archive of over 5,000 articles. Between 2007 and 2020, the site covered urban architecture, art, design and built environments, reaching an audience of over 100,000,000 visitors.