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New from the Milwaukee Public Library: 19th Century U. S. Newspapers

Consisting of just under 17 million articles, 19th Century U. S. Newspapers from the Thomson Gale Company is a genealogy or history buff's dream come true. Fully searchable by keyword, this database includes papers from across the U.S., and is particularly strong on the Midwest. Newspapers with significant runs include the Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee Sentinel, Wisconsin State Register, Chicago Evening Journal, Hartford Courant, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and Frederick Douglass' Paper, to name just a few.

This database can be accessed at the Milwaukee Public Library or from home/office by City of Milwaukee library cardholders. It is also available on at the UW Madison campus libraries or remotely with a campus id.

Source: Now @ MPL