Newspapers and Popular Periodicals
ProQuest Historical Newspapers -- searchable full text of The New York Times and three dozen other major city newspapers, from the mid-19th century up to very recent years
America's Historical Newspapers -- searchable facsimiles of thousands of smaller newspapers, including ethnic American, Hispanic and Black American, and Caribbean publications
American Periodicals -- contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
19th Century U.S. Newspapers -- A full-text database of ca. 500 urban and rural U.S. newspapers, published between 1800 and 1899.
African-American Newspapers, 1827-1998 -- Fully-searchable collection of 270 newspapers from 36 states
African American Newspapers: the 19th Century -- Searchable text of seven newspapers, including Frederick Douglass' Paper and The Colored American
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995 -- Provides online access to more than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans, published in 26 states
Women's Magazine Archive -- full-page images of thirteen magazines (including advertisements) from 1846 to 2005; titles include The Ladies' Home Journal and Good Housekeeping.