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== History ==
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== History ==
  
== Resources for Louisiana Newspapers ==
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== Resources for Louisiana Newspapers ==
  
=== Libraries and Archives ===
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=== Libraries and Archives ===
  
 
The Family History Library has very few newspapers from [[Louisiana]]. The New Orleans Public Library has the most complete collection of newspapers in the state and an obituary index to several newspapers. The 550,000 cards in the index cover the years 1804 to 1811, 1814 to 1815, 1860 to 1866, and 1876 to 1972.  
 
The Family History Library has very few newspapers from [[Louisiana]]. The New Orleans Public Library has the most complete collection of newspapers in the state and an obituary index to several newspapers. The 550,000 cards in the index cover the years 1804 to 1811, 1814 to 1815, 1860 to 1866, and 1876 to 1972.  
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Two helpful published sources are:  
 
Two helpful published sources are:  
  
*Mayers, Brenda L., and Gloria L. Kerns. ''Death Notices from Louisiana Newspapers, 1811-1919'' vols. 1-6. Baker, Louisiana.: Folk Finders, 1984. (Family History Library {{FHL|133315|title-id|disp=film 1697312 item 3, vols. 1-5; fiche 6087223, vol. 6}}.)
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*Mayers, Brenda L., and Gloria L. Kerns. ''Death Notices from Louisiana Newspapers, 1811-1919'' vols. 1-6. Baker, Louisiana.: Folk Finders, 1984. {{FHL|133315|item|disp=FHL film 1697312 item 3, vols. 1-5; fiche 6087223, vol. 6}}  
*Newspaper Files in Louisiana State University Library. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University, 1961. (Family History Library {{FHL|155227|title-id|disp=book 976.318 B3L; fiche 6051322}}.)
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*Newspaper Files in Louisiana State University Library. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University, 1961.  {{FHL|155227|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051322; book 976.318 B3L}}
  
==== Newspaper Directory ====
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==== Newspaper Directory ====
  
 
The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.
 
The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.
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=== Digital Issues Online  ===
 
=== Digital Issues Online  ===
  
{{wikipedia|List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
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{{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of online newspaper archives}}  
  
 
[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Chronicling America] has some historical issues for the state of Louisiana online.  
 
[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov Chronicling America] has some historical issues for the state of Louisiana online.  
  
The [http://cdm15140.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php?name=Louisiana Newspaper Access Program - LaNeAP Louisiana Newspapr Access Program ]| Digital images from 19th and early 20th centuries from 71 different newspapers.
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The [http://cdm15140.contentdm.oclc.org/index.php?name=Louisiana Newspaper Access Program - LaNeAP Louisiana Newspapr Access Program ] Digital images from 19th and early 20th centuries from 71 different newspapers.
  
=== Indexes ===
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=== Indexes ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
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Contents

History

Resources for Louisiana Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

The Family History Library has very few newspapers from Louisiana. The New Orleans Public Library has the most complete collection of newspapers in the state and an obituary index to several newspapers. The 550,000 cards in the index cover the years 1804 to 1811, 1814 to 1815, 1860 to 1866, and 1876 to 1972.

Two helpful published sources are:

Newspaper Directory

The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.

Digital Issues Online

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: List of online newspaper archives

Chronicling America has some historical issues for the state of Louisiana online.

The Newspaper Access Program - LaNeAP Louisiana Newspapr Access Program  Digital images from 19th and early 20th centuries from 71 different newspapers.

Indexes

Web Sites


 

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