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African American Newspapers, including Washington DC resources, emphasizing eyewitness accounts of events during the 19th century.
Full page and article images of the newspaper from 1837-1985.
Selected digital collections from DC Public Library Special Collections. Find photos, maps, oral histories, local newspapers and more documenting the history of Washington D.C.
Gale Primary Sources
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers provides an as-it-happened window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America. Includes titles from Washington D.C.
The Washington Blade has been Washington, D.C.’s principal lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) newspaper since 1969. The collection on Dig DC contains digitized editions from 1969-1996.
Research local news and history in the long considered "hometown paper of record" for the nation's capital from 1852-1981.
Retrieve, view, print and email digitized images from the Washington Post Final Edition from 2008-present (3-month embargo).
As an alternative voice to The Washington Post, the Washington Times, established in 1982, covers events in Washington, D.C., the nation, and the world. Access from 1990-current.
Monthly magazine for lesbians of color published by Women in the Life Association focusing on culture, politics, and health. All 87 issues, from 1993-2003, have been digitized in Dig DC.