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     The Microfilm collection includes 95 different newspapers from 15 counties in the Upper Peninsula and campus publications.  These excellent primary sources are a valuable resource for historical research. The collection is available at any time during the Archives’ open hours. Patrons can also make special access arrangements with the Archivist (to view the Archive’s hours, click here). 

Browsing

Below is a list of available microfilm:

1) NEWSPAPERS LISTED BY COUNTY:

Alger County:

Grand Marias-

    Grand Marias Herald (April 1899- October 1910)
    Voyagers’ Harbor

Munising-

    Alger County Democrat (April 1891-January 1892)
    Munising News (February 1898-December 1939)
    Munising Republican (November 1898- August 1906)


Allegan County:

Martin-

  Martin Review (March 16, 1916)

Ashland County:*

Odanah, Wisconsin-

      Masinaigan (December 1983- Spring 2002)

Baraga County:

L’Anse-

    L’Anse Sentinel (September 1890- December 1982)

Delta County:

Escanaba-

     Delta (April 1886- April 1890)

      Escanaba Daily Mirror (January 1906- January 1924)

      Iron Port (October 1877- May 1891; May 1893- July 1910)

Gladstone-

      Delta County Reporter (January 1917- January 1918)

      Delta County Reporter and the Gladstone Delta (January 1918- May 1922)

      Delta Reporter (January 1923- December 1930)

      Gladstone Delta (May 1901- January 1918)

Dickinson County:

Iron Mountain-

    Daily Tribune (January 1897- July 1899)

     Iron Mountain Press (May 1897- May 1917)

     Iron Range (May 1891- October 1892)

     Menominee Range (March 28, 1889- May 14, 1891)

     Range Tribune (November 1892- April 1898)

Gogebic County:

Ironwood-

     Ironwood News Record (January 1913- December 1919)

     Ironwood Times (January 1913- December 1920)

Houghton County:

Calumet-

     Calumet News (April 1908-October 1937)

      Copper Country Evening News (January 1896- October 1907)

      Evening News

Hancock-

      Evening Copper Journal (June 1909- April 1916)

      Evening Journal (August 1904- May 1909)

      Hancock Evening Journal (July 1901- July 1904)

Houghton-

      Daily Mining Gazette (October 1899- December 1920)

      Lode (March 1980- February 1982)

      Michigan Tech Lode (September 1972-May 1983)

      Mining Gazette (July 1892- July 1893)

      Portage Lake Mining Gazette (September 1864- October 1897)

Iona County:*

Belding-

      The Daily Bee (July 1903- August 1903)

Mackinac County:

St. Ignace-

      Republican News (March 1910- May 1933)

      Republican News and St. Ignace Enterprise (May 1933- December 1959)

      St. Ignace Democrat (March 30, 1888)

      St. Ignace Enterprise (November 1913- May 1933)

      St. Ignace News (February 1887- July 1887)

Marquette County:

Ishpeming-

      Iron Home (April 1874- September 1874)

      Iron Ore (December 1887- March 1951)

      Iron Ore and Reflector (April 1951- December 1953)

      Reflector (February 27- March 29, 1951)

      The Iron Agitator (January 1882- September 1886)

      The Weekly Agitator (October 1879- December 1881)

Marquette-

     Campus Review (1972 and 1977) [NMU]

      Daily Mining Journal (January 1896- August 1914, May 1926- March 1929, June-       August 1995)

     Marquette Daily Mining Journal (September 1914- April 1926, April 1929- September 1952)

     Marquette Mining Journal (November 1868- July 1918, September 1979- May 1995, January 1996      1996- December 1997)

      Marquette Mining Journal Weekly (1886-1907, 1910-1918)

      Marquette the Mining Journal (January 1920- March 1920)

      Mining Journal (1855-1868)

      Nishnawbe News (July 1971- Fall 1982)

      Northern College News (September 1927- July 1955)

      Northern Michigan Press (August 4, 1974)

      Northern News (September 1955- June 1927)

      Northern Normal News (January 1919- July 1927)

      North Wind (November 1974- April 2000)

      The Mining Journal (January 1998- December 1999, October 2001- August 2002, October 2002- August  August 2007)

Montcalm County:*

 Fenwick-

      The Fenwick News (January 1903- June 1903)

Ontonagon County:

Ewen-

      Cloverland Press (May 1919- February 1923, November 1932- October 1942)

Ontonagon-

  Ontonagon Herald (October 1890- September 1924)

Schoolcraft County:

Manistique-

     Courier- Record (January 1919- December 1920)

      Manistique Courier

     Manistique Tribune (December 4, 1896)

      Manistique Tri-Weekly Pioneer (July 1887- June 1892)

      Manistique Pioneer-Tribune (December 1896- December 1971)

      Saturday Morning Star (June 1891)

      Schoolcraft County Pioneer (May 1880- April 1885)

      Semi-Weekly Pioneer (April 1885- December 1886)

      Sunday Morning Star (October 1890- April 1891)

      Tribune (June 1, 1893)

      Tri-Weekly Pioneer (January 1887- July 1887)

      Weekly Tribune (June 1893- December 1893)

Wayne County:*

Dearborn-

      Dearborn Independent (November 1919- October 1921)

Detroit-

      Democratic Free Press (May 1883- January 1834)

      Detroit Courier (December 1830- January 1834)

      Detroit Journal and Michigan Advertiser (November 1830- November 1832)

      North Western Journal (November 1829- November 1930)

      Spirit of ’76 and Theller’s Weekly Republican Advocate (August 1839- October 1840)

*Not Located in the Upper Peninsula