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The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-19
Library of Congress, American Memory Project

From February 8, 1918, to June 13, 1919, the United States Army published a weekly newspaper, The Stars and Stripes, for its forces in France. The newspaper regularly featured American news, sports news, poetry, and cartoons, and was designed to provide troops scattered across the Western... [more]

Alberta Newspapers Collection
University of Calgary

This growing collection currently boasts 695,214 digitized images from every newspaper published in Alberta, Canada between 1885 and 2001. It includes newspapers from the major cities in Alberta--Calgary and Edmonton--and 39 other locations. Due to the wide range of newspapers presented, these... [more]

Australian Periodical Publications Project, 18401845
Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project

This site presents complete digitized versions of 69 Australian magazines and periodicals first published between 1835 and 1852. They include titles from all over Australia, the Pacific Basin, and the British Empire, though the majority of them hail from New South Wales. The publications can be... [more]

Canadian Illustrated News
National Library of Canada

The Canadian Illustrated News was published in Montreal, Canada between 1869 and 1883. Notable for its use of halftone photographs, a process of creating relief engravings from photographs, it produced more than 1,500 halftones in its 14-year run. This site presents 4,000 images, ranging... [more]

Democracy at War: Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War
The Canadian War Museum

This site presents a searchable database of 144,000 newspaper articles related to World War II. The articles are drawn primarily from several English-language Canadian newspapers, including The Hamilton Spectator (Ontario), The Globe and Mail (Toronto), The Toronto Telegram,... [more]

Digital Imaging Project of South Africa
University of Natal

Between 1960 and 1990, South Africa saw a profusion of anti-apartheid periodicals. Although the white minority that controlled the government created sophisticated mechanisms to monitor and suppress dissent beginning in the early 1960s, anti-apartheid organizations continued to disseminate their... [more]

Mexican-American War and the Media
Professor Linda Arnold, Virginia Tech University

This growing digital archive provides transcriptions of thousands of newspaper articles related to the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. The articles are drawn from five newspapers: The Times of London, England; Niles' National Register of Baltimore, Maryland; the Richmond Whig and... [more]

Views of the Famine
Steve Taylor

From approximately 1845 to 1851, Ireland witnessed a potato famine that claimed close to one million lives, spurred waves of mass emigration, and permanently changed the social, cultural, and economic structure of society in Ireland. The famine was covered widely in local and international news at... [more]

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