Our April Database of the Month is The Historical New York Times from ProQuest. The New York Times archive provides full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. ProQuest says, "Every issue of each title includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format. Researchers can study the progression of issues over time through these historical newspaper pages, including articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, editorial cartoons, and so much more."
The newspaper contains over 3 million digitized terms allowing scholars to research a variety of subjects. Coverage covers 1851 through 2015. Access the newspaper: