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The New York Times Historical Newspaper (1851-2014)

Witness the arrival of immigrants to America’s shores and follow the establishment of neighborhoods and businesses. Experience the rise and fall of financial markets, mark the introduction of the mass-produced automobile, television, space travel, and medical innovations.
Gain insight into the causes and effects of the Civil War in the 1800s, the “war to end all wars” in the 1900s, and the war on terrorism in the 21st century.

This digital archive offers full page and article images with searchable full text from the first issue published in 1851 to 2014. Fully integrated into this electronic database is The New York Times Index (1851-1993).  The Index retains the vocabulary and flavor of the time each article was indexed, enables researchers to narrow a topic based on search results using subject terms, and enhances research capabilities by providing five additional new search categories.

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  • Biography and Genealogy
  • Criminal Justice / Security Studies
  • Education
  • History
  • Language / Literature / Communication
  • News - Current and Historical
  • Political Science / Philosophy / Law

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