The best way to store useful incidents or documents is by keeping old newspapers, but imagine if you want to know what was the Article of British Newspapers on 15th August 1947. You cannot keep an article for a very long period of time. Today, Internet has made it possible to walk back to some years ago and blow your eyes on a particular day and time in the newspaper. You can find almost all the newspaper and magazines have their web editions and you have to pay nothing for that. Though some websites charge for reading their articles.
Internet has bridged gaps of past and present, but still there are lots of thing are to be done. If we can search for any article on the search engines, we have to follow a long procedure which takes your time as well.
Where We Can Find The Old Newspaper Articles
These are some web places form where we can get online old newspaper and magazines.
Google News: The best and very popular website for search the historic archives. Here you can get not only the historic news but also time to time updated news.
Google Books: In search of older books and magazines Google book is very helpful to you. If you have signed in with Google account, you can share books with your friends and also manage your own bookshelf. The best thing of Google Book out of that is you will find the original print of the article.
The Olden Times: If you like to go deep in the history then the The Olden Times is the better option for you. The only noticeable thing in this website is firstly they do not contain entire article and secondly the contained articles are from 1788 to 1920. But all the articles are free, you have to pay nothing for that.
Throve: Trove has a large number of collection of articles but it is limited to Australia only. The articles are free and also downloadable as PDF files.
Library of Congress: The Library of Congress contains all the newspaper published in America between 1880 to 1922. This is also available as PDF files.
Newseum: Newseum is the museum of the newspapers from the all parts of the world. Here you can get front page of more than 800 newspapers that is updated every day.
OMA: This is another place to access the historic articles. Here, you can find the articles are edited and the distracting advertisements are removed form the original one. This can be also downloaded as PDF file.
Wayback Machine: This is like a Time Machine to take you back in the history. You can view the articles as they are in the past, nothing has changed. You can also find historic events in this webpage.
Newspaper ARCHIVE: This site has the world’s largest article collection since 1753. If you subscribe for an year then Newspaper ARCHIVE costs$9.99 per month.
Times Machine: Times Machine has a wide range of collection of Articles from 1851 to 1922 and contains original posts without any editing.
Times Archive: Time Archive contains articles with time range from 1785 to 1985, but this is chargeable(£4.95 )per day.
Boston Globe: This site have articles of Boston Globe Newspaper printed since 1924.
BBC: We all know the British Broadcast Corporation in this site you can found broadcasted stories since 1950.
Ancestry.com: Like the name ancestry it is the world’s largest family history website, in which you will find details of newspaper back to the 1700’s.
This is not the end of the list, there are lot more webpages where you can find old articles. So when you like to go back into the past, you can use the above links. These are the best websites to view the older articles. It can also boost your knowledge, check it out. [Source]