THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers are often regarded as the most important apparatus to glimpse into the past. They allow us to pinpoint factual events that may have been ignored without thorough documentation by newspapers. Contemporary sources give an insight into different attitudes in different historical periods, early newspapers the most significantly. The Daily Mail is an example of ...

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The Washington Post archive: back issue newspapers

The Washington Post archive: back issue newspapers

History of The Washington Post

The Washington Post was founded in 1877 by Stilson Hutchins, then went through a series of owners before being sold at a bankruptcy auction in 1933. Eugene Meyer was the new owner and publisher, and he was able to triple both the circulation and advertising sales, but the paper continued ...

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New York Times archive: back issue newspapers

New York Times archive: back issue newspapers

History of the New York Times

As one of the world’s largest newspapers and the “newspaper of record” for the United States, the New York Times can be one of the best places to search for archival material. The Times was often at the forefront of national and international reporting and has received 117 ...

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Los Angeles Times archive: back issue newspapers

Los Angeles Times archive: back issue newspapers

History of the Los Angeles Times

The largest metropolitan newspaper on the west coast was founded in 1881 by Nathan Cole, Jr. and Thomas Gardiner. The new Los Angeles Daily Times was printed by the Mirror Printing Office and Book Bindery, but after a short time Cole and Gardner were unable to pay for the ...

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How to start your family tree and genealogy search

How to start your family tree and genealogy search

Takemeback.to is a useful resource to find out what the world looked like in any date in the past.
Often people using our service become also willing to know more about their roots and family origin: where do I come from? Do I have "blue blood" in my veins? When did my ancestors move ...

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How and where to find historic newspapers

How and where to find historic newspapers


The World Through New Eyes


Newspaper archives often hold a treasure trove of quirky or useful information. Whether a sudden curiosity has overtaken you about a certain date in history, or you're simply looking for an interesting gift to give the history buff or genealogy bug in your life, old newspapers may hold the ...

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