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Los Angeles Times Historical Newspaper (1881-1995)

Delivers unique coverage of the development of Southern California and the American West. Follow reporter Charles Lummis as he walks from Cincinnati to Los Angeles, recording his travels and providing a unique glimpse into Native American life. Read the Annual Trade Number Edition (published 1886-1962), which promoted Southern California to prospective immigrants from the East and Midwest. Review the “Noticias en Español” news summary column (published 1922-1933), which served the Times’ Spanish-speaking audience.

This digital archive offers searchable (by keywords, author’s names, articles, dates, etc.) full text, and is browsable by full page or issue. Includes photos, graphics and advertisements from the first issue published in 1881 to 1995.