Research Tools

Limit by Subject

Advantage Archives Newspapers

Access and search digitized local newspapers: Illinois State Democrat (1858-1860), The Public Patron (1897-1898), Pleasant Plains Advocate (1892), The Tri City Register (1918), The Weekly Enterprise (1899), The Rochester Weekly Item (1884).

Prairie Flame

Search and browse image editions of the Prairie Flame, a newspaper that reported "news of interest to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people of downstate Illinois and those who support them in their quest for equality."

Local History, Newspapers
Visit Resource

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender

Digital newspaper archive of various editions of the Chicago Defender and Chicago Daily Defender, with coverage from 1909 to 2010. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.