No single newspaper source holds all the newspapers of the U.S. Spend time with each of these and you'll find coverage of smaller towns in one source and larger in another.
Library of Congress newspapers
The Library of Congress digitized many newspapers that cover 1777 to 1963 - find some unique stories here! Newspapers are uniquely placed to tell the stories of their time... secondary sources at the time, they now give us context to events. Use them widely.
California Digital Newspaper Collection
California coverage from the 1800's.
More newspaper resources
The newspaper guide from Berry College (Georgia) shares a list of African American, Indigenous, Jewish and other newspapers - add perspectives to your classroom.