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HIST 021/136 U.S. History 1 & HIST 022/137 U.S. History 2: Primary Sources - Newspaper Articles

US HIST 1 = HIST 021 / 136 and US HIST 2 = HIST 022 / 137

Historical Newspapers

Using Historical Newspapers

Historical Newspapers in Library Databases 

King County Library System (KCLS) - History Databases

Green River Students can freely use the KCLS libraries!

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As a student at Green River College, you automatically have access to online library resources at King County Library System, including the history databases below. 

Log in to KCLS Databases
  • To Log in: use GRC + your student username. (The part before the @ in your GRC email address.)
  • Example OLD email: GRCjsmith23
  • Example NEW email: GRCsmith.jane.23
  • PIN number: your pin is the last four characters of your log in. Example: e.23
History Databases
  • 19th Century US Newspapers
  • Daily Life through History
  • Historical Statistics of the US (may open in some browsers and not others)
  • New York Times Historical

More Recent Newspapers

ProQuest news and newspapers

  • Contains 350+ national and Washington State newspapers, 1959-2016.
  • You can limit your search results to a specific time period.
  • Newspaper articles from a specific time period can be primary sources (for example, newspaper articles that reported the terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 or articles that reported the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal from the mid-1990s)