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How can I find local newspaper archives (not from Des Moines but from my birthplace Minneapolis, MN)?

I just need an article from a newspaper published on my birthday (9/22/1994). I actually need one article from a hometown newspaper and from a state newspaper.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2014  |  2 Views
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From our homepage click on Find.  Next click on the Research Guides (Guide by Major) option. In the Research Guides list, scroll down and click on Journalism & Mass Communication. Use the News/Internet tab at the top and then the Online Newspapers to identify titles of newspapers in your local area. 

Then, again, from our homepage click on Find. Next click on the (Journals List) option. Search for the newpaper title in the journals search box, NOT THE SUPERSEARCH BOX. Or, for more specific results, use the Advanced Search, and change the Search Type from Contains to Begins with. (Do not include the, an or a at the beginning of the journal title.) The results (There may be more than one per title.) will tell you what years we own in print and online, if any.  For any online holdings there will be a link to the newspaper.  Hope this helps. Thank you.

Answered by Lorraine HopperBookmark and Share

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