Newspapers

Family histories are enriched when contemporary information published in newspapers is included. Local and regional events shaped their lives—newspapers told our ancestors’ stories and chronicled their comings and goings. These resources await your discovery:

On our websites

Books

  • The St. Clair County Research and Resources, A Genealogist’s Guide outlines many more newspapers, their indexes, and available microfilm (inter-library loan and online), and photograph archives. Updates appear on the member website.
  • Freeburg Tribune Obituary Index 1904-1939 may also be purchased.
  • Learn more about these publications on our book page.

Quarterly articles

Search this site for keywords such as gazette, zeitung, or newspaper, or obituary, and even microfilm. Then view results titled Quarterly Table of Contents.

 

 

 

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