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History[edit | edit source]

Resources for Louisiana Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has very few newspapers from Louisiana. The New Orleans Public Library has the most complete collection of newspapers in the state and an obituary index to several newspapers. The 550,000 cards in the index cover the years 1804 to 1811, 1814 to 1815, 1860 to 1866, and 1876 to 1972.

Two helpful published sources are:

Newspaper Directory[edit | edit source]

The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.

Digital Issues Online[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Chronicling America has some historical issues for the state of Louisiana online.

The Newspaper Access Program - LaNeAP Louisiana Newspapr Access Program  Digital images from 19th and early 20th centuries from 71 different newspapers.

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]