Historical newspaper articles: Chicago Tribune, 1849-1986

Have you ever wondered what was on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on December 7, 1941? Are you looking for information on Wisconsin’s reaction to the Lincoln assassination? Maybe you’re curious about the effects of Prohibition on businesses in the Midwest in 1935?

Then you will love the Library’s new online database: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1849-1986). This database provides searchable full text access to all aspects of the Chicago Tribune between 1849 and 1986, including articles, ads, obituaries, cartoons, marriage announcements, and more.

You can find the database via the Library’s alphabetical listing of databases (scroll down until you see the database). Or, on the Library’s home page, click the Find link, then Articles, then click on P under Indexes and Databases in Alphabetical Order and scroll down until you see the database.

For more information on finding Wisconsin and other state and national historical newspapers–online, in print, and on microfilm–see the Finding Historical Newspapers online user guide. Or, ask a reference librarian for assistance.

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