The Portal is a gateway to digitized Texas history materials from repositories across the state. It is a great source for local newspapers that may not be available in other databases. However, it also includes books, photographs, and archival materials that may be useful.
Full-text current and historical newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority presses of the U.S. and Canada. Provides the unique viewpoint of Hispanic, Native Peoples, African American, Caribbean, Asian/Pacific Islander, European/Eastern European, and Jewish communities. Dates of coverage: 1959-current.
Search the full-text/full-image of seven major U.S. and two major British newspapers: New York Times (1851-2018), Washington Post (1877-2005), Wall Street Journal (1889-2010), Christian Science Monitor (1908-2008), Los Angeles Times (1881-1997), Chicago Tribune (1849-1998), Austin American Statesman (1871-1980), the Guardian (1821-2003) Observer (1791-2003), New York Amsterdam News (1922-2010), and the Chicago Defender (1909-2010). Coverage begins with the first issue of each title.
Indexes all available issues of this locally focused, black-oriented weekly newspaper from May 29, 1931 through 1959. The general subject in the index is "Education," but also search under "Schools," "Teachers," "Colleges and Universities," or the names of specific high schools, e.g. "Phyllis Wheatley High School." Full text of the newspaper in microfilm is available in the UTSA John Peace Library.
(UTSA subscription) Online access 1990-current.
Does not include stories excerpted from other news sources, paid ads, or obituaries.
Free via web: http://mysanantonio.com/ (current two weeks)
JPL 4th Floor Microfilm: AN 2 .S3 E9 (1868 - current)
Paper: Past 3 months only (JPL 4th Floor Periodicals & Downtown)
Index (Paper): JPL 3rd Floor Reference AI21 .S3 S26 (1988-1995)