Chicago Newspapers

Online Resources

The Broad Ax

Chicago Defender

The Chicago Eagle

Chicago Examiner

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Tribune

Crain’s Chicago Business

The Day Book

Extra

La Raza

SouthtownStar, Formerly Daily Southtown

Newspapers on Microfilm

These newspapers on microfilm are available on the 3rd floor of the Harold Washington Library Center.

1833-1834

  • Chicago Democrat

1835-1837

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Democrat

1838

  • Chicago Democrat

1839-1841

  • Chicago Daily American
  • Chicago Democrat

1842

  • Chicago Daily American
  • Chicago Democrat
  • Chicago Express (from October 24, 1842)

1843

  • Chicago Democrat
  • Chicago Express (to October 30, 1843)

1844-1845

  • Chicago Democrat
  • Chicago Journal (from August 31, 1844)

1846-1848

  • Chicago Journal

1849-1851

  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Tribune

1852-1854

  • Chicago Democratic Press
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Tribune

1855-1857

  • Chicago Democratic Press
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune

1858-1859

  • Chicago Daily Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune

1860-1871

  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune

1872-1874

  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean (from March 27, 1872)

1875-1880

  • Chicago Daily News (from December 1, 1875)
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1881-1884

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Record
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1885

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Mail (from July 1, 1885)
  • Chicago Record
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1886-1889

  • Chicago Daily Globe (from April 9, 1888)
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Evening Post (from March 1, 1886)
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Mail
  • Chicago Record
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1890-1894

  • Chicago Daily Globe (to June 30, 1893)
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Mail
  • Chicago Record
  • Chicago Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1895-1901

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Chronicle
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Record
  • Chicago Record Herald (from October 1901)
  • Chicago Times-Herald
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1902-1907

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Chronicle
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Record Herald
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1908

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Examiner (from February 1, 1908)
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Record Herald
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean

1909-1914

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Examiner
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Record Herald (to May 13, 1914)
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Inter Ocean (to March 21, 1914)

1915-1917

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Examiner
  • Chicago Herald
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Tribune

1918

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Examiner (to May 1, 1918)
  • Chicago Herald (to April 30, 1918)
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner (from May 1918)
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Tribune

1919-1928

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner
  • Chicago Journal
  • Chicago Tribune

1929

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times (from September 3, 1929)
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner
  • Chicago Journal (to August 21, 1929)
  • Chicago Tribune

1930-1932

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Evening Post
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner
  • Chicago Tribune

1933-1936

  • Chicago American
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner
  • Chicago Tribune

1937-1939

  • Chicago American (to July 31, 1939)
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Herald-American (from August 28, 1939)
  • Chicago Herald-Examiner (to August 26, 1939)
  • Chicago Tribune

1940

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Herald-American
  • Chicago Tribune

1941-1947

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Herald-American
  • Chicago Sun (from December 4, 1941)
  • Chicago Tribune

1948-1952

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Daily Times (to January 31, 1948)
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Herald-American (to March 10, 1953)
  • Chicago Sun (to January 31, 1948)
  • Chicago Sun Times (from February 1, 1948)
  • Chicago Tribune

1953-1961

  • Chicago American (from March 11, 1953 to February 28, 1962)
  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune

1962-1969

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Chicago's American (from March 1, 1962 to April 27, 1969)

1970-1971

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Today
  • Chicago Tribune

1972-1974

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Reader
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Today
  • Chicago Tribune

1975-1978

  • Chicago Daily News
  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Reader
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune

1979-present

  • Chicago Defender
  • Chicago Reader
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune
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