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Environmental Inequality in Postwar America: News Media

Why Newspapers?

You can use historical newspapers to find out how issues and events were reported during a specific time in history.

Interested in Newark Newspapers?

See the Newspapers page on the Newark Experience site. (Rutgers Guide)

Historical Newspapers and Newsreels

Contemporary Accounts: U.S. Media

Alternative Press

Independent Voices
Full text access to alternative press newspapers, magazines, and journals published in the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century, including periodicals produced by radical student organizations; LGBT, African-American, Native American, and Latino activists; feminists, dissident military personnel, and others.

What about newspapers that haven't been digitized?

One option is to check the Newspapers at the Center for Research Libraries. CRL has more than 12,000 U.S. and foreign newspapers (current and restrospective) at their facility in Chicago. Because the Rutgers Libraries are members, CRL will lend copies of newspapers (usually on microfilm) to Rutgers researchers .

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