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COMMUNITY NEWSLETTERS AND CHICANO PRESS ASSOCIATION (CPA)

LOCAL AND STATE NEWS PUBLICATIONS

La Opinión is the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States and the second most read newspaper in Los Angeles. The paper was established in 1926. La Opinión documents local, national, and worldwide events from a perspective outside the dominant US narrative.

The Eastside Journal has been published weekly since 1934 and 1935 respectively. The contents of the issues were the same except for the front page. Scanned from microfilm, the full issue of the Belevedere Citizen is followed by a tearsheet of the front page from the Eastside Journal. For access to microfilm of the full run through 1960, contact Occidental College specialcollections@oxy.edu. For access to physical papers from 1980-2018, contact the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center at librarian@chicano.ucla.edu.

NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES AND RESOURCES

A freely accessible repository of digitized California newspapers from 1846 to the present. This collection contains 184,777 issues comprising 1,956,297 pages and 16,861,779.

The Google News Archive is an extension of Google News providing free access to scanned archives of newspapers and links to other newspaper archives on the web, both free and paid. Some of the news archives date back to the 18th century. There is a timeline view available, to select news from various years.

Chronicling America (ISSN 2475-2703) is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. An NEH award program will fund the contribution of content from, eventually, all U.S. states and territories.

The Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press collection documents and showcases historic Mexican and Mexican American publications published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s.