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  • 1. Yomidas Rekishikan (Japan)

    The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japanese newspaper database that contains 3 databases: Rekiahikan--more than 10 million articles since its inaugural issue in 1874. The Yomiuri Shimbun -- about 4.8 million news articles of are available from 1986 onward. The Daily Yomiuri (English) -- about 175,000 articles of are available from 1989 onward.
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  • 2. Kikuzo II

    Kikuzo II contains five separate sections: 1. Asahi Shinbun, Shukan Asahi, and AERA: full-text database (1984 to the present) 2. Asahi Shinbun Shukusatsuban: newspaper-page database (1879-1989) 3. Chie-zo: dictionary of contemporary terms 4. Jinbutsu: Who's Who 5. Rekishi Shashin: historical photo archive (1930s-1945) (Updated daily)
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  • 3. Taiwan Nichinichi Shinpo (1898-1944) 台灣日日新報

    Taiwan nichinichi shinpo was an official newspaper of the Taiwanese government under Japanese colonial rule. In the wake of the changing status of affairs, this daily newspaper included news about legislation and the fluctuation of the social hierarchy, in addition to chronicling current events, and cultural activities. The paper was published in Japanese from 1898-1944, and added Chinese text from 1905-1911. It is one of the most indispensable resources for the study of Taiwanese history during the colonial period.
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  • 4. America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1922)

    Series 1-7 offers more than 300 significant 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century newspapers from all 50 present states. Series 1, 1690-1876: contains more than 700 historical American newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia printed between 1690 and 1876. Focusing largely on the 18th century, Series 1 is based on Clarence S. Brigham's "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820" and other bibliographies. Series II, 1758-1900: With more than one million pages from over 200 18th- and 19th-century newspapers, Series II focuses on the period between 1820 and 1860, when the number of titles began to rise dramatically as westward expansion and the penny press helped create thousands of local newspapers and daily editions replaced many weeklies. Along with Series III, Series II provides in-depth coverage of the mid-19th century, including the Civil War. Series III, 1829-1922: With over 125 additional 19th- and 20th-century newspapers totaling more than one million pages, Series III focuses on the period between 1861 and 1900. Its coverage includes the Civil War, Reconstruction and the Progressive Era and extends to World War I and beyond. Many of the titles in Series IV are of historical significance, including The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison's powerful anti-slavery newspaper. Others include the New Orleans Daily Creole, the first African-American newspaper in America Siwinowe Kesibwi (Shawnee Star), the first newspaper in Kansas and the first to be printed wholly in a native American language the Gaceta de Texas, the first newspaper in Texas and the Maryland Gazette, the oldest continuously published newspaper in America. Many titles in Series V are of special historical significance, including the North Star, the famous anti-slavery newspaper founded by Frederick Douglass. Others include the New Hampshire Sentinel, the first newspaper in the state Hokubei Jiji (The North American) the first Japanese-language newspaper in Seattle. Early American Newspapers Series 10, 11, and 12 added in 2016 provide full publication text coverage of selected American newspapers from the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries. These three module contain content from over 300 individual newspaper titles from all fifty states and the District of Columbia. (Updated annually)
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  • 5. Ethnic Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971

    This is the third collection in Readex's American Ethnic Newspaper series following the African-American and Hispanic modules. Based on titles from the Balch Institute of Ethnic Studies, it includes more than 130 fully searchable newspapers in ten languages from across the country. This resource assists greatly with the documentation of immigrant ethnic groups, primarly focused on Czechs, French, German, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Polish, and Slovak communities.
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