Historical Newspapers and Popular Magazines

Did you know that you can view the full text articles going back to 1851 from the New York Times through our ProQuest Historical Newspapers Database? This includes full page images with advertisements and images, and it is fully searchable by keyword, title and author. Take a look at these articles:

New York Times (1857-Current file).
New York, N.Y.: Oct 2, 1970. p. 37 (1 page)

FRIENDS DINE MRS. SANGER Advocate of Birth Control Goes on Trial Today; Jan 18, 1916.

The Phonograph.New York Times (1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.: Feb 12, 1878. pg. 5, 1 pgs

President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin. The Deed Done at Ford’s Theatre Last Night… New York Times (1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.:Apr 15, 1865.

BUSES BOYCOTTED OVER RACE ISSUE New York Times (1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.:Dec 6,1955.

Highline students, faculty and staff can use the database to find news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, historical photos, stock photos, advertisements and more. You can find the link to the ProQuest Historical Newspapers Database on our Database List web page: http://flightline.highline.edu/reference/databases/index.htm

The focus of December and January’s Recommended Reading List is Popular Magazines and Newspapers.

In addition to newspapers and magazine articles available through our databases, the library has a selection of popular magazines in print on the 6th floor? Magazines like Organic Gardening, Rolling Stone, Harpers Bazaar, Consumer Reports and National Geographic. We have the print copies of some of these magazines dating back a few decades. Do you remember some of these magazine covers?


Most of these periodicals are available for checkout for 2 weeks. Stop by the library and check out the display of selected magazines on the Plaza Level. Full List attached.


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