Louisiana Online Historical Newspapers

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Parish & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Ascension - DonaldsonvilleDonaldsonville Chief1871 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Assumption - NapoleonvillePioneer of Assumption1877 - 1879FreeLibrary of Congress
Assumption - NapoleonvilleLe Pionnier de l'Assomption
(French)
1850 - 1855FreeLibrary of Congress
Bienville - ArcadiaBienville Democrat1919 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportCaucasian1900 - 1920FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportProgress1892 - 1898FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportSemi-Weekly News1865FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportSemi-Weekly Shreveport News1862 - 1864FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportShreveport Daily News1861FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportShreveport News1864 - 1865FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportShreveport Semi-Weekly News1861 - 1862
1864 - 1865
FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportShreveport Weekly News1861
1863 - 1866
FreeLibrary of Congress
Caddo - ShreveportSouth-Western1854 - 1870FreeLibrary of Congress
Calcasieu - WelshRice Belt Journal1900 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
Caldwell - ColumbiaCaldwell Watchman1894 - 1916FreeLibrary of Congress
Claiborne - HomerClaiborne Guardian1877 - 1883 FreeLibrary of Congress
Claiborne - HomerHomer Guardian1888 - 1890FreeLibrary of Congress
Concordia - VidaliaConcordia Eagle1875 - 1885FreeLibrary of Congress
Concordia - VidaliaConcordia Sentinel1911 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
East Baton Rouge - Baton RougeBaton Rouge Gazette1837  - 1853FreeLibrary of Congress
East Baton Rouge - Baton RougeDaily Gazette and Comet1860 FreeLibrary of Congress
East Baton Rouge - Baton RougeLouisiana Capitolian1879 - 1881FreeLibrary of Congress
East Baton Rouge - Baton RougeWoman's Enterprise1921 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
East Carroll - Lake ProvidenceBanner-Democrat1892 - 1909FreeLibrary of Congress
East Feliciana - ClintonFeliciana Democrat1855 - 1859FreeLibrary of Congress
Grant - ColfaxColfax Chronicle1876 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Iberville - PlaquemineGazette and Sentinel1860 - 1861FreeLibrary of Congress
Iberville - PlaquemineSouthern Sentinel1848 - 1858FreeLibrary of Congress
Imperial Calcasieu - Jennings
(Jennings became the county seat of the newly formed Jefferson Davis Parish in 1913)
Jennings Daily Record1901 - 1902FreeLibrary of Congress
Jefferson - Carrollton
Carrollton Sun
1860 - 1861
Free
Library of Congress
Lafayette - LafayetteLafayette Gazette1893 - 1903FreeLibrary of Congress
Lafayette - Vermilionville
(Vermilionville changed its name to Lafayette in 1884)
Lafayette Advertiser1869 - 1914FreeLibrary of Congress
Lafayette - VermilionvilleLouisiana Cotton-Boll1873 - 1879FreeLibrary of Congress
Lafourche - ThibodauxWeekly Thibodaux Sentinel1900 - 1903FreeLibrary of Congress
Madison - TallulahMadison Journal1889 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
Madison - TallulahMadison Times1884 - 1888FreeLibrary of Congress
Natchitoches - NatchitochesLouisiana Populist1894 - 1898FreeLibrary of Congress
Natchitoches - NatchitochesNatchitoches Populist1898 - 1899FreeLibrary of Congress
Natchitoches - NatchitochesNatchitoches Spectator1867 - 1868FreeLibrary of Congress
Natchitoches - NatchitochesPeople's Vindicator1874 - 1883FreeLibrary of Congress
Natchitoches - NatchitochesSemi-Weekly Natchitoches Times1866 - 1867FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New Orleans
L'Abeille
(French)
1827 - 1831
Free
Google News Archive
Orleans - New Orleans
L'Abeille de la Nouvelle
(French)
1862
1865
1867
1870
Free
Google News Archive
Orleans - New Orleans
L'abeille de la Nouvelle-Orleans
(French)
1846
1849 - 1851
1861
1865 - 1906
1908 - 1916
1918 - 1923
1929
FreeGoogle News Archive
Orleans - New Orleans
L'Ami des Lois
(French)
1823 - 1824
Free
Google News Archive
Orleans - New Orleans
L'Ami des Lois & Journal du
Soir
(French)
1816 - 1819
Free
Google News Archive
Orleans - New OrleansHerald1911 - 1922Free Library of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansLousianian1870 - 1871FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansMorning Star and Catholic
Messenger
1868 - 1879FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansNew Orleans Crescent1868 - 1869FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansNew Orleans Daily Crescent1852 - 1866FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansNew Orleans Daily Democrat1877 - 1880FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansEl Pelayo
(Spanish)
1851FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansSemi-Weekly Louisianian1871 - 1872FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansTrue American1837 - 1839FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansVoice of the People1913 - 1914FreeLibrary of Congress
Orleans - New OrleansWeekly Louisianian1872 - 1882FreeLibrary of Congress
Ouachita - MonroeDailyTelegraph1870 - 1886FreeLibrary of Congress
Ouachita - Monroe
Ouachita Telegraph
1869 - 1889
Free
Library of Congress
Plaquemines - Point à la HacheLower Coast Gazette1909 - 1914FreeLibrary of Congress
Pointe Coupee - False River
(False River incorporated as New Roads in 1875) 
Pointe Coupee Democrat1858 - 1862FreeLibrary of Congress
Rapides - AlexandriaConstitutional1860 - 1861FreeLibrary of Congress
Rapides - Alexandria
Louisiana Democrat
1859 - 1903
Free
Library of Congress
Rapides - AlexandriaLumberjack1913FreeLibrary of Congress
Rapides - AlexandriaRapides Gazette1871 - 1873FreeLibrary of Congress
Richland - RayvilleRichland Beacon1872 - 1889FreeLibrary of Congress
St. James - BringierLe Messager1851 - 1855FreeLibrary of Congress
St. James - ConventLe Louisianais
(English and French)
1865 - 1881FreeLibrary of Congress
St. John the Baptist - LucyLe Meschacébé
(English and French)
1854 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Landry - OpelousasSt. Landry Clarion1890 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Landry - OpelousasSt. Landry Democrat1878 - 1894  
St. Landry - OpelousasOpelousas Courier1852 - 1910FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Landry - OpelousasOpelousas Journal1868 - 1878FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Martin - St. MartinvilleWeekly Messenger1886 - 1919FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Mary - FranklinPlanters' Banner1849 - 1872FreeLibrary of Congress
St. Tammany - CovingtonSt. Tammany Farmer1878 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Tensas - St. JosephTensas Gazette1894 - 1922FreeLibrary of Congress
Terrebonne - Houma Houma Ceres1855 - 1858FreeLibrary of Congress
Terrebonne - HoumaHouma Courier1879 - 1920FreeLibrary of Congress
Vermilion -  AbbevilleAbbeville Progress1913 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
Vermilion - Abbeville Meridional1877 - 1905FreeLibrary of Congress
Washington - BogalusaBogalusa Enterprise1914 - 1916FreeLibrary of Congress
Washington - FranklintonEra-Leader1910 - 1921FreeLibrary of Congress
West Baton Rouge - Port AllenSugar Planter1856 - 1919FreeLibrary of Congress
West Feliciana - Bayou SaraTrue Democrat1896 - 1919FreeLibrary of Congress
West Feliciana - St. Francisville Feliciana Sentinel
1877 - 1892
Free
Library of Congress
West Feliciana - St. FrancisvilleWest Feliciana Sentinel 1876 - 1877 FreeLibrary of Congress
Winn - WinnfieldComrade1894 - 1911FreeLibrary of Congress
Winn - WinnfieldSouthern Sentinel1861 - 1909FreeLibrary of Congress






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