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Billings Gazette: Archived Newspapers
View a selection of archived Billings Gazette newspapers on two sites:

  1. The Advantage Preservation portal stores digital archives of recent editions starting with January 2013. The collection is expanded at quarterly intervals and includes an assortment of early papers from 1929 to 1970.
  2. Search the Billings Gazette’s historic newspaper pages from 1899-1909 at Chronicling America on the Library of Congress website. Chronicling America is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Historic Montana Newspapers from the Montana Historical Society
The full-text searchable database Montana Newspapers contains over 1 million pages from 100+ Montana newspapers dated 1873-2015. These do not overlap with the Chronicling America website. There is a complete list of the newspapers available.

Other historic Montana newspapers are available through links from the  Montana Historical Society at Digitized Montana Newspapers Online.

Chronicling America: More Historic Montana Newspapers
The Chronicling America project from the Library of Congress also features digitized historic Montana newspapers. There is a complete list of Montana newspapers in *.PDF format for the Chronicling America site. The main Chronicling America site has historic American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Montana Newspapers in a Graphical Map Interface
This Graphic map of digitized historic Montana newspapers consolidates several sites into one clickable map for access to digitized Montana newspapers.

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