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Thursday, November 05, 2009

ProQuest offers online access to Detroit Free Press (1831‐1922)

"The Detroit Free Press has been added to ProQuest Historical Newspapers allowing users to follow the history of Detroit from a small frontier town through its growth into one of the largest cities in the U.S by the early 20th century. Founded six years before Michigan statehood, the Detroit Free Press is recognized as the leading newspaper in the region. The newspaper rose to prominence as Detroit became a major trading post and industrial hub. From advocating statehood, to walking the beat along the waterfront, to producing the first newspaper supplement for women, the Historical Detroit Free Press (1831‐1922) chronicles the history of Detroit"

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