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Michigan Historical Newspapers: Detroit Free Press

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Detroit Daily Free Press
1837-1842       Detroit Free Press
1842       Detroit Daily Free Press
1842-1848 Democratic Detroit Free Press
1848-1851       Detroit Free Press
1851-1858 Detroit Daily Free Press
Detroit Free Press


Print version: Kept until replaced by microfilm

Microfilm version: A full run from 1837 onwards is arranged by title in the Major Newspapers Section.

Online versions (available only to MSU community):

Daily edition:

Time Span Digital Producer
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
ProQuest Direct
1999-last 31 days  
DFP Official Archives (Pay per view)

ProQuest Digital Microfilm

Last 30 days

DFP Official Web Site

 Weekly Detroit Free Press. Michigan Edition   (Jan 2 1886 - Jun 4 1887)

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