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Primary Newspapers

Sunday Newspapers

The News Journal predecessors did not have a Sunday edition until 1966, when the paper had the title Morning News.

Saving and Printing Newspaper Articles

Newspaper Sources


Useful Resources

How to look up a newspaper microfilm call number in DELCAT Discovery.

nu:s 37

Must have a space between the "s" and the number

Select newspapers from the left options (facets)

This is not a "clean search." But it works well for newspapers


Notice in Pennsylvanische Geschichts- Schreiber. From Genealogical Data Relating to the German Settlers of Pennsylvania and Adjacent Territory: From Advertisements in German Newspapers Published in Philadelphia and Germantown, 1743-1800

Old newspapers contain a lot of personal and community information. You may find notices of births, marriages, and deaths. Notices placed by persons seeking news of relatives and friends, information about people arriving in and moving away from the Pennsylvania area. Advertisements for runaway servants or slaves, missing heirs, outstanding debts, and many other items of interest.

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