Homework Help for Teens - Local Newspapers

Offers full page and article images of the newspaper from 1837-1991.  Full text search access to diverse regional perspectives and coverage on events that shaped the 19th and 20th century.

Search the full text of the DC Metropolitan newspapers (EXCLUDING the Washington Post) and other sources of current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more. It includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections.

Search and browse "scanned" copies of every page of every issue of the Star, long considered the "hometown paper of record" for the Nation’s Capital.  This valuable archive offers significant new research opportunities from the Antebellum Period to World War I to the start of the Korean War.

The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable.

The Washington Post
Coverage from 2008 - recent (2 week embargo).

The Washington Post Online
Library card holders can also access The Washington Post online both onsite and offsite. 

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.