14 March 2006


New and free from newspaperarchive.com, the largest newspaper archive online (28.9 million newspaper pages) are the Titanic Newspaper Archives (15,000 images) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Newspaper Archives (50,000 images). Each database has searchable digitized newspaper pages that are printable or available for purchase. Also on the site are links to other archives and a timeline. The images were a bit slow to load, even with my high-speed connection and some content is available only with a paid subscription, but this is a good resource. Also available from newspaperarchive.com are collections on asbestos, Abraham Lincoln, and the history of the Olympic Winter Games.

Titanic: http://www.titanicarchive.com/
MLK: http://www.martinlutherkingjrarchive.com/

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