ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Combined Search

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This is the Advanced Search page on the ProQuest platform with the following six ProQuest historical newspapers preselected: the Chicago Defender, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Pittsburgh Gazette, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. This search allows you to search within all six newspapers simultaneously. Each issue has been fully digitized and indexed, including all articles, illustrations, and advertisements.

Dates covered

Chicago Defender: July 31, 1909; January 1, 1910 – December 31, 1975
New York Times: September 18, 1851 – 3 years prior to the current year
Philadelphia Inquirer: November 7, 1860 – December 31, 2001
Pittsburgh Gazette: August 29, 1786 – December 31, 2003
Wall Street Journal: July 8, 1889 – 17 years prior to the current year
Washington Post: December 6, 1877 – 16 years prior to the current year

Type of coverage

Full image newspapers.

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