The Associated Press Online Archive is a collection of news stories, in various stage of production, covering major local, regional, and national stories from 1848 to 2009. This fully-searchable database include news stories, correspondence, internal communications, and photography documenting 19th and 20th century American history. The modules include those from the AP Washington D.C. Bureau, AP U.S. Cities Bureaus, and news features and internal communications. (Not updated)
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