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HIST 28906: Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

A guide to library resources for students in Professor Lippert's course (Winter 2018).

Major U.S. Newspapers (19th-20th Centuries)

Major national newspapers offer extensive reporting on sports, recreation and the arts, including performance reviews and display ads.

Newspapers databases with relevant content

For articles from small-market newspapers that are no longer published, weeklies and specialized newspapers, search the following databases. You can limit to newspapers from specific states or towns.

African American Newspapers

Full-text editions of African American newspapers published in the nineteenth century.