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Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive

Search full text articles from Civil War-1922. You can search by dates and eras including US Presidencies and Eras in American History (Antebellum Period, US Civil War, Roaring Twenties etc.). You can also search by article types, including: News/Opinion, Election Returns, Letters, Poetry, Legislative Acts or Legal Proceedings, Prices, Shipping News, Advertisements, Birth Notices, Cartoons and Comics.

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WVPL library card required