Friday, May 20, 2011

Farm, Field and Fireside Collection - Historical Agricultural Newspapers

The Farm, Field and Fireside collection is a group of historically significant U.S. farm weekly newspapers published in the late 1800s to early 1900s. It's housed at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's another of the many free newspaper collections now available on-line for free.  You can print, download, or e-mail individual articles.  Here's a list of the newspapers currently available:

    Banker Farmer (1913-1927)
    Berkshire World and Cornbelt Stockman (1910-1926)
    Better Farming (1913-1925)
    Chicago Livestock World (1902-1917)
    Chicago Packer (1907-1939)
    Farmers' Review (1879-1918)
    Farmers Voice (1898-1913)
    Farmer's Wife (1906-1939)
    Farm, Field and Fireside (1884-1906)
    Farm, Field and Stockman (1885-1887)
    Farm Home (1899-1920)
    Farm Press (1906-1913)
    Illinois Farmer (1856-1864)
    Lancaster Farming (1955-1981)
    National Rural and Family Magazine (1898-1900)
    Prairie Farmer (1841-1923)
    Western Rural (1868-1883)
    Western Rural and American Stockman (1879-1894)
    Western Rural and Livestock Weekly (1896-1898)

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