Have you checked out our New & Updated papers page lately? It’s the best place to find out which newspapers have recently been added to our site.
Let’s take a quick look at a few of the newest papers:
If you have ancestors from northern Illinois, check out our new papers from DeKalb: the DeKalb Chronicle and the Daily Chronicle. The DeKalb Chronicle was a weekly paper that in mid-1895 switched over to a daily format and changed its name to the Daily Chronicle. Between the two papers, Newspapers.com has more than 100 years’ worth of issues.
If your relatives hail from Franklin County Missouri or areas nearby, try the St. Clair Chronicle. The St. Clair Chronicle was a weekly paper that ran for about 60 years, starting in the 1920s. Newspapers.com currently has issues from the ’20s into the ’70s.
Do you have ancestors who come from Australia? Then check out the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age (based in Melbourne). The issues of the Sydney Morning Herald on Newspapers.com stretch back as far as 1831, when the newspaper began publication. It began as a weekly called the Sydney Herald, but after about 10 years of publication it became a daily and the name was changed to what it is now. The Sydney Morning Herald is the continent’s oldest continuously published paper.
The Age was another historically prominent Aussie paper, and Newspapers.com currently has issues as far back as 1859. In its earliest years, the paper didn’t do very well, but under the ownership of the Syme family, it became one of the most successful papers in the world in the late 19th century.