Announces Black History Resources

Share Article introduces two free resources for researching black history, each containing tens of thousands of full-page digital newspaper pages., the world's largest online newspaper archive, is introducing a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. newspaper archive and an Abraham Lincoln newspaper archive. Both archives are available at no cost and contain 50,000 newspaper pages about their respective subjects.

"These resources are great research tools and contain interesting bits of significant history," said Stephen Carr, Head Web Content Writer for "The archives contain biographies and timelines, each with newspaper pages detailing the noted history of these figures, as well as a comprehensive search tool for users to quickly find what they are looking for."

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. archive is located at and the Abraham Lincoln archive is located at

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. archive contains newspapers discussing the life and history of the noted civil rights leader, as well as articles from the civil rights movement during the 1950's and '60's, and covers King's early life through his assassination by James Earl Ray on April 4, 1968.

The Abraham Lincoln Archive contains newspapers detailing the life and presidency of America's 16th President. The newspapers cover his run for senate, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, his presidency, the Civil War and the Gettysburg Address, and his assassination by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865. will continue to feature free newspaper collections in the upcoming months.


In 1999, Heritage Microfilm launched the brand, the world's largest historical newspaper database online. contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present, spanning almost 3,000 newspaper titles and 762 cities. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Anyone interested in finding more information about Heritage Microfilm and can visit or


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