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​Using the Historic Oregon Newspapers Website

A guide for searching in the Historic Oregon Newspapers website.

Using the Historic Oregon Newspapers Website

Evening Capital Journal front page

Historic Oregon Newspapers provides access to historic newspaper pages digitized under the NEH/LC National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), as well as current newspapers with which we have agreements. This full-text searchable database contains over 900,000 pages from Oregon newspapers dated 1846 - 2017, and we are continually adding new titles. You can search Historic Oregon Newspapers to find:

  • information on persons, places, or events;
  • specific topics or news of the day;
  • concepts or ideas;
  • unique passages of text, such as the source of a frequently-quoted phrase.

This guide will help you use the different search and browsing functions of the website.

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