District of Columbia Newspapers and Obituaries

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History

The first major newspaper in the District of Columbia area, the Daily National Intelligencer, began publication in 1800. The Family History Library has microfilm copies from 1800 to 1852 (FHL 176483). A history of the paper is available, and the marriage and death notices found in it have been abstracted and published for 1806-1858 (FHL 441391).

Resources for District of Columbia Newspapers

The Reference Division of the District of Columbia Public Library has The National Intelligencer from 1800 to 1869, The Evening Star from 1852 to the present, and The Washington Post from 1877 to the present.

Digital Issues Online

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

Indexes

Web Sites