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Illinois Newspaper Collection

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has digitized over 200,000 pages of 131 pre-1922 (out of copyright) historically significant newspapers. Newspapers digitized as part of this program are also included in the Library of Congress Chronicling America collection. Their current  list (as of post update) are below.

Titles Currently Available:

  1. The Advertiser 2 March 1918 – 25 February 1922 (208 issues)
  2. Albion Journal 3 January 1884 – 15 March 1900 (844 issues)
  3. Aledo Press 19 October 1894 – 17 January 1896 (64 issues)
  4. The American Issue (Illinois Edition) 4 July 1913 – 1 May 1932 (420 issues)
  5. The Arsenal Record 2 July 1918 – 9 January 1919 (24 issues)
  6. The Ashton Gazette 14 July 1904 – 21 December 1922 (958 issues)
  7. Banker Farmer 1 December 1913 – 1 February 1927 (158 issues)
  8. Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman 1 January 1910 – 1 January 1926 (197 issues)
  9. Better Farming 1 May 1913 – 1 March 1925 (136 issues)
  10. Blue Mound Leader 25 January 1894 – 4 May 1899 (276 issues)
  11. The Bowen Chronicle 20 September 1900 – 20 September 1917 (30 issues)
  12. The Broad Ax 31 August 1895 – 10 September 1927 (1661 issues)
  13. Bureau County Tribune 1 January 1892 – 29 December 1922 (1559 issues)
  14. The Cairo Bulletin 21 December 1868 – 28 December 1922 (11538 issues)
  15. The Cairo Herald 9 December 1917 – 9 December 1917 (1 issue)
  16. The Champaign County News 7 July 1900 – 3 June 1916 (408 issues)
  17. The Champaign Daily News 29 July 1895 – 31 December 1919 (6142 issues)
  18. Chicago Eagle 5 October 1889 – 30 December 1922 (1590 issues)
  19. Chicago Examiner 1 March 1911 – 30 June 1914 (240 issues)
  20. The Chicago Illinois Idea 28 October 1916 – 28 October 1916 (1 issue)
  21. The Chicago Reflector 16 October 1897 – 16 October 1897 (1 issue)
  22. The Chicago Whip 24 June 1919 – 10 October 1931 (177 issues)
  23. Chicago World 23 June 1934 – 4 February 1950 (61 issues)
  24. Chillicothe Independent 15 October 1881 – 26 September 1885 (147 issues)
  25. Collyer’s Eye 6 April 1918 – 30 December 1922 (248 issues)
  26. Daily Illini 1 January 1874 – 13 December 1975 (16844 issues)
  27. The Daily National Hotel Reporter 2 January 1918 – 30 December 1922 (1526 issues)
  28. Daily National Live Stock Reporter 1 December 1916 – 28 February 1918 (380 issues)
  29. Daily Pantagraph 1 June 1901 – 29 June 1901 (16 issues)
  30. The Day Book 1 November 1911 – 6 July 1917 (2070 issues)
  31. The De Pue Leader 5 January 1917 – 27 December 1918 (102 issues)
  32. The Deer Creek Progress 24 April 1919 – 15 September 1921 (3 issues)
  33. The DeKalb Chronicle 14 January 1894 – 14 July 1895 (72 issues)
  34. The DeKalb Daily Chronicle 2 January 1918 – 30 April 1953 (3890 issues)
  35. Draugas 2 January 1917 – 30 December 1922 (1837 issues)
  36. Dundee Weekly 21 November 1871 – 6 February 1872 (8 issues)
  37. Dziennik Chicagoski 15 December 1890 – 30 December 1922 (9359 issues)
  38. Dziennik narodowy 25 May 1900 – 11 November 1918 (305 issues)
  39. Dziennik Zwiazkowy Zgoda 15 January 1908 – 15 January 1908 (1 issue)
  40. Edwardsville Spectator 29 May 1819 – 20 October 1826 (324 issues)
  41. The Evening Gazette 2 April 1883 – 31 October 1887 (1271 issues)
  42. Express 23 November 1895 – 1 February 1896 (11 issues)
  43. Farm, Field, and Fireside 1 February 1884 – 22 September 1906 (559 issues)
  44. Farm, Field, and Stockman 1 January 1885 – 26 November 1887 (106 issues)
  45. Farm Home 1 August 1899 – 1 June 1920 (190 issues)
  46. Farm Press 1 October 1906 – 1 April 1913 (70 issues)
  47. Farmers Gazette 1 December 1883 – 1 December 1884 (13 issues)
  48. Farmers’ Review 1 September 1879 – 25 May 1918 (1907 issues)
  49. Farmers Voice 1 January 1898 – 15 May 1913 (423 issues)
  50. Farmers’ Weekly Review 24 April 1929 – 31 March 2011 (4240 issues)
  51. Ford County Journal 24 November 1859 – 20 December 1860 (51 issues)
  52. The Forum 3 February 1906 – 30 June 1917 (395 issues)
  53. Franklin Reporter 5 January 1878 – 28 December 1922 (1048 issues)
  54. Galena Daily Gazette 3 January 1870 – 31 December 1909 (10645 issues)
  55. The Galena Tribune 1 March 1905 – 6 October 1906 (514 issues)
  56. Gallatin Democrat 1 March 1906 – 1 March 1906 (1 issue)
  57. Glas Svobode 28 August 1917 – 29 December 1922 (557 issues)
  58. Goreville Record 8 September 1905 – 31 August 1906 (20 issues)
  59. Great Lakes Bulletin 30 March 1918 – 25 December 1935 (397 issues)
  60. Głos polek 1 July 1902 – 27 December 1922 (639 issues)
  61. The Henry Republican 4 July 1901 – 2 June 1921 (1012 issues)
  62. Hillsboro Journal 1 January 1886 – 25 December 1891 (218 issues)
  63. Hlasatel 6 January 1920 – 23 April 1920 (32 issues)
  64. Hutsonville Herald 6 January 1905 – 29 December 1905 (52 issues)
  65. Hyde Park News 3 July 1886 – 27 April 1889 (148 issues)
  66. Illinois Farmer 1 January 1856 – 1 October 1864 (102 issues)
  67. The Illinois Issue 19 January 1906 – 9 February 1912 (125 issues)
  68. The Illinois Star 4 July 1935 – 6 November 1941 (6 issues)
  69. The Illinois Times 14 October 1949 – 20 September 1963 (132 issues)
  70. The Industry Press 23 March 1916 – 29 December 1921 (278 issues)
  71. The Irish Republic 4 May 1867 – 25 April 1868 (52 issues)
  72. Joliet Signal 5 May 1846 – 20 December 1864 (323 issues)
  73. The Lacon Home Journal 26 January 1910 – 27 December 1923 (410 issues)
  74. Lawrence County News 7 January 1909 – 27 December 1922 (104 issues)
  75. Lee County Farm News 6 June 1922 – 19 December 1922 (11 issues)
  76. Lietuva 5 December 1913 – 8 May 1920 (705 issues)
  77. Local Record 5 January 1878 – 8 February 1892 (599 issues)
  78. The Macomb Daily By-stander 1 July 1920 – 7 July 1922 (618 issues)
  79. The Macomb Journal 12 July 1861 – 30 December 1909 (2255 issues)
  80. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader 4 January 1921 – 29 December 1922 (198 issues)
  81. Mason City Journal 1 January 1875 – 29 December 1876 (79 issues)
  82. The Merchants Telegram 12 November 1919 – 10 November 1920 (36 issues)
  83. Metropolis Weekly Gazette 21 July 1911 – 22 December 1922 (426 issues)
  84. Metropolitan News 7 May 1935 – 27 February 1937 (12 issues)
  85. The Monmouth Daily Atlas 1 July 1905 – 30 December 1922 (2791 issues)
  86. National News 22 October 1915 – 10 May 1916 (16 issues)
  87. The National Prohibitionist 5 December 1907 – 27 January 1910 (36 issues)
  88. The News-Herald 4 May 1889 – 7 December 1889 (32 issues)
  89. The Old Soldier 1 February 1840 – 12 October 1840 (18 issues)
  90. The Ottawa Free Trader 23 May 1840 – 2 August 1890 (2497 issues)
  91. The Patoka register 15 November 1907 – 20 December 1912 (60 issues)
  92. Prairie Farmer 1 January 1841 – 11 January 1941 (2476 issues)
  93. Proletarec 1 January 1906 – 27 November 1918 (570 issues)
  94. The Quill 20 May 1892 – 24 April 1923 (1480 issues)
  95. The Republican-Atlas 5 July 1895 – 3 July 1913 (942 issues)
  96. Reynolds Press 24 January 1896 – 8 October 1896 (34 issues)
  97. The Robbins Eagle 3 March 1951 – 15 June 1963 (161 issues)
  98. The Rock Island Argus 2 January 1889 – 30 June 1915 (8235 issues)
  99. The Rock Island Argus 5 March 1877 – 30 September 1885 (2600 issues)
  100. Sangamo Journal / Illinois State Journal 10 November 1831 – 30 December 1865 (5985 issues)
  101. The Saturday Blade 14 January 1905 – 29 November 1919 (237 issues)
  102. Sidney Times 3 January 1908 – 9 December 1910 (93 issues)
  103. St. Anne Record 20 October 1905 – 4 January 1923 (864 issues)
  104. Strike Bulletin 9 April 1913 – 12 May 1915 (106 issues)
  105. The Student 1 November 1871 – 1 December 1873 (23 issues)
  106. Sunday Chicago Bee 1 May 1938 – 20 October 1946 (12 issues)
  107. Sycamore Tribune 7 January 1944 – 18 December 1964 (1039 issues)
  108. Tampico Tornado 8 June 1876 – 17 December 1892 (323 issues)
  109. Telegraf 31 May 1892 – 25 September 1901 (371 issues)
  110. Toluca Star-Herald 10 January 1913 – 12 November 1920 (118 issues)
  111. True Republican 15 December 1869 – 31 December 1968 (7657 issues)
  112. Twin City Review 19 November 1920 – 2 April 1926 (277 issues)
  113. Týdenní hlasatel 20 July 1892 – 26 July 1893 (51 issues)
  114. The Universalist 3 July 1886 – 27 November 1897 (280 issues)
  115. Urbana Daily Courier 1 March 1903 – 31 December 1935 (8449 issues)
  116. Vorbote 10 October 1917 – 27 October 1920 (171 issues)
  117. Warren County Democrat 30 September 1887 – 9 October 1913 (1307 issues)
  118. Weekly Pantagraph 5 January 1883 – 1 September 1916 (1705 issues)
  119. Western Railroad Gazette 15 November 1856 – 19 March 1870 (290 issues)
  120. Western Rural 4 January 1868 – 15 September 1883 (575 issues)
  121. Western Rural and American Stockman 25 September 1879 – 2 August 1894 (240 issues)
  122. Western Rural and Livestock Weekly 2 January 1896 – 27 October 1898 (147 issues)
  123. Whiteside Chronicle 28 June 1870 – 21 December 1871 (79 issues)
  124. The Workingman’s Advocate 17 September 1864 – 13 October 1877 (415 issues)
  125. Zgoda – Unity 4 January 1893 – 26 December 1901 (417 issues)
  126. Zgoda – Unity 1 January 1914 – 28 December 1922 (314 issues)
  127. Zgoda : Wydania dla niewiast 13 September 1900 – 25 December 1913 (627 issues)
  128. Zgoda : Wydanie dla mężczyzn 2 January 1902 – 25 December 1913 (449 issues)
  129. The Zion Banner 22 May 1901 – 30 June 1903 (134 issues)
  130. The Zion City Independent 3 June 1910 – 22 June 1917 (342 issues)
  131. The Zion Herald 8 May 1907 – 29 June 1910 (145 issues)

Topics:
Newspapers,

Collection:
The United States Newspaper collection provides links to digital newspapers which can be found online from the historical to modern day. While most of these are free to view and download, some may not. In this case we try to provide a $ sign after the link to let you know the newspaper is found on a subscription website. We also feature transcriptions from historical newspapers when available. Also see our United States obituary collections.

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