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Newspapers

Newspapers provide much personal information, beyond the obituary. Small town newspapers tend to have more "gossip column" type data. Some sites provide obituaries or indexes for them, but those are located elsewhere on this site.

The table below shows a list of newspapers for Cuyahoga County, the dates of publication, as well as institutions that have the papers for viewing and websites which have digital offerings.

Clippings above from collection of Laura Hine. Right death notice from a Canton paper.

NEWSPAPER YEARS OF PUBLICATION YEARS AVAILABLE LOCATION of FILM DIGITAL
Advertiser, The (Berea) 1868-1873 Goo
Advertiser, The (Berea) 1879-1909 1879-1908 BERPL
Advertiser, The (Berea) 1879-1909 1879-1891 WRHS
Aliened American (Cleveland) 1853 GB
Aliened American (Cleveland) 1853 1853 WRHS
Allied American (Cleveland) 1893-1894 1893 WRHS
Amendment (Cleveland) 1883-??? 1883-1885 WRHS
America (Cleveland Romanian) 1905-1969 1944-1969 OHS
American (Cleveland Czech) 1899-1939 1918-1939 OHS
American (Cleveland Czech) 1899-1939 1900-1937 WRHS
American Advertiser (Cleveland) 1850-1852 1850-1851 WRHS
American Eagle (Cleveland) 1850-??? 1854 & 1857 WRHS
American Liberal (Cleveland) 1854-??? 1854-1855 WRHS
American Queen (Cleveland) 1895-??? 1897 WRHS
American Union (Cleveland) 1887-1890 1889 WRHS
Americke (Cleveland Czech Socialist) 1908-1953 1918-1953 OHS
Americke (Cleveland Czech Socialist) 1908-1953 1934 & 1937 WRHS
Amerikanski (Cleveland Slovenian) 1891 - + 1972 OHS
Amerikanski (Cleveland Slovenian) 1891 - + 1971 WRHS
Ameriska (Cleveland Slovenian) 1918 - + 1943 + OHS
Ameriska (Cleveland Slovenian) 1918 - + 1971 + WRHS
Army Herald (Cleveland) 1863-1868 1865 OHS
Artisan (Cleveland) 1899-1900 1899 WRHS
Axe (Cleveland) 1840 1840 OHS
Axe (Cleveland) 1840 1840 WRHS
Baldwin Wallace Exponent 1913-1971 1919-1971 BWC
Bazaar Record (Cleveland) 1876 1876 WRHS
Bedford Bee 1887-1888 1887-1888 BHS
Bedford Bee 1887-1888 1888 WRHS
Bedford Free Press 1884-1885 1884 BHS
Bedford Free Press 1884-1885 1884-1885 Hiram College
Bedford Gazette 1889 1889 WRHS
Bedford Herald 1921-1925 1921-1925 BHS
Bedford Herald 1921-1925 1924-1925 WRHS
Bedford News Register 1891-1899 1891-1899 BHS
Bedford News Register 1891-1899 1891-1899 WRHS
Bedford News Register & Gazette 1899-1901 1899-1901 WRHS
Bedford Times Register 1926-1959 1929-1938 CPL
Bee (Cleveland) 1838 1838 WRHS
Belfrey Owl (Cleveland) 1920-1928 1921 WRHS
Bellaire Puritas Community Post Newsletter pbdc.org
Berea Advertiser 1882-1908 Goo
Berea Enterprise 1898-1955 1898-1955 BERPL
Berea Enterprise 1898-1955 1926-1954 CPL
Berea Enterprise 1898-1955 1910-1911 OHS
Berea Enterprise 1898-1955 1898-1945 WRHS
Bermunkas (Cleveland Hungarian) 1921-1954 1954 OHS
Biene (Cleveland German) 1873-1886 1873-1880 WRHS
Bratenahl Times 1905-1923 1908 OHS
Brecksville Greater News 1940-1947 1941-1947 OHS
Brecksville Sun Courier 1971 BRECKPL
Bric-A-Brac (Cleveland) 1878 1878 WRHS
Brooklyn Mail & News 1889-1894 1892 OHS
Brooklyn Parma News 1919-1964 1948-1961 BROOKLYNPL
Brooklyn Parma News 1919-1964 1929-1964 CPL
Brooklyn Parma News 1919-1964 1953-1965 PARPL
Budicek (Cleveland Czech) 1883 1883 WRHS
Catholic Universe Bulletin 1874-present CPL
Catholic Universe Bulletin (Cleveland) 1874 + 1905 + CPL
Catholic Universe Bulletin (Cleveland) 1874 + 1874-1970 OHS
Cauldron (Cleveland State University) 1929 + 1929 + CSU
Chagrin Falls Exponent 1874-1964 1874-1964 CHAGFALLHS
Chagrin Falls Exponent 1874-1964 1874-1964 CFPL
Chagrin Falls Exponent 1874-1964 1929-1963 CPL
Chagrin Falls Exponent 1874-1964 1880-1881 WRHS
Chagrin Falls Republican 1896-1923 1912 and 1914 CFPL
Chagrin Valley Herald 1930-1933 1930-1931 CFPL
Chagrin Valley Herald Sun 1946 + 1946 + CFPL
Chagrin Valley Herald Sun 1946 + 1967 + SOLONPL
Chagrin Valley Independent 1938-1939 1938-1939 CFPL
Chagrin Valley Times 1971 + 1971 + CFPL
Cleaveland Gazette & Commercial Register 1818-1820 CPL
Cleveland Advance 1878-1879 1878 OHS
Cleveland Advertiser 1831-1841 1831-1841 WRHS
Cleveland Advocate 1873-1897 1884-1893 WRHS
Cleveland Advocate 1914-1924 1915-1920 OHS
Cleveland Advocate, The 1815-1920 OHS
Cleveland Agitator 1858-1860 1858-1860 WRHS
Cleveland American 1844-1848 1844-1847 WRHS
Cleveland Argus 1885-1886 1885-1886 WRHS
Cleveland Call & Post 1927-present CPL and CSU
Cleveland Call & Post 1927-present 1934-2008 FVP
Cleveland Call & Post 1927-present 1951-1961 OHS
Cleveland Call & Post 1927-present 1934-1941 & 1946-1966 WRHS
Cleveland Chronicle 1883-??? 1885 WRHS
Cleveland Citizen 1891-1994 & 2001 to present CPL
Cleveland Commercial Gazette 1856-1868 1861 WRHS
Cleveland Commercial Intelligencer 1838-1839 1838-1839 WRHS
Cleveland Commercial Review 1868-1875 1868-1875 WRHS
Cleveland Correspondent (German) 1908-1914 1911-1914 CPL
Cleveland Courier (German) 1856 1856 OHS
Cleveland Daily Leader 1860-1866 N.com
Cleveland Daily Leader 1865-1873 1865-1866 CA OHS
Cleveland Eagle 1933-1942 1935-1936 CPL
Cleveland Edition 1984-1992 CPL
Cleveland Enterprise 1907-1930 1909-1930 CPL
Cleveland Enterprise 1907-1930 1911 OHS
Cleveland Enterprise 1907-1930 1910-1930 WRHS
Cleveland Federationist 1910-1933 1915-1933 CPL
Cleveland Federationist 1910-1933 1910-1933 WRHS
Cleveland Gazette 1883-1945 1883-1945 CPL and CSU GB
Cleveland Gazette, The 1883-1904 OHS
Cleveland Germania (German) 1846-1872 1850 & 1853 (3 issues only) WRHS
Cleveland Heights Dispatch 1902-1940 1929-1938 CPL
Cleveland Herald 1819-1886 CPL and CSU
Cleveland Herald 1939-1954 1944-1953 CPL
Cleveland Herald 1835-1885 1850-1885 CPL
Cleveland Herald 1835-1885 1835-1885 WRHS
Cleveland Jewish News 1964-present CPL
Cleveland Jewish News Current CJN
Cleveland Journal, The 1903-1910 OHS
Cleveland Leader 1854-1917 CPL and CSU
Cleveland Leader 1865 1865 CA OHS
Cleveland Morning Express 1855 1855 WRHS
Cleveland Morning Leader 1854-1913 FVP
Cleveland Morning Leader 1854-1865 1858-1865 CA OHS
Cleveland News 1905-1960 CPL
Cleveland News 1905-1960 1945-1960 FVP
Cleveland News 1905-1960 1909-1960 WRHS
Cleveland News & Herald 1868-1905 1869-1903 (not inclusive) WRHS
Cleveland Observer 1837-1940 CPL
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present CPL and CSU
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1845-present FVP
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1953-2012 Par
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1908-2013 Euc
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1970-present CLEVHTSPL
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1970-present LAKEPL
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1968-present MPLHTPL
Cleveland Plain Dealer 1842-present 1845-present WRHS
Cleveland Press 1878-1982 CPL, CSU, FVP
Cleveland Press 1878-1982 1940-1982 incomplete Euc
Cleveland Press 1878-1982 1970+ LAKEPL
Cleveland Press 1878-1982 1972+ RRPL
Cleveland Press 1878-1982 1878-1982 WRHS
Cleveland Press, clipping file only, incomplete-subject folders 1878-1972 CSU
Cleveland Recorder 1895-1911 1895-1906 WRHS
Cleveland Review 1857-1861 1857-1861 WRHS
Cleveland Times 1845-1849 1845-1849 WRHS
Cleveland Tri-Weekly Leader 1854-1885 1861-1864 CA OHS
Cleveland True Democrat 1847-1853 CPL and CSU
Cleveland Weekly Herald 1819-1885 CPL & WRHS
Cleveland Whig 1834-1836 CPL and CSU
Cleveland World 1890-1905 CPL
Clevelander Anzeiger und Deutsche Presse 1871-1893 1878-1893 CPL
Clevelander Anzeiger und Deutsche Presse 1871-1893 1872-1893 WRHS
Clevelander Herold (German) 1901-1908 1901-1908 WRHS
Country Intelligencer (Bedford) 1837-1838 1837-1838 WRHS
Cuyahoga County Democrat (Bedford) 1897-1898 1897-1898 BHS & WRHS
Cuyahoga County News Ledger 1894-1915 1894, 1897, 1899 OHS
Cuyahogan 1882-1905 1887-1905 WRHS
Declaration of Independence (Abolitionist) 1841-1842 1842 WRHS
Dennice Novoveku (Cleveland Czech) 1877-1915 1877-1881 & 1892-1913 OHS
Dennice Novoveku (Cleveland Czech) 1877-1915 1877-1881 & 1892-1913 WRHS
Deutsch Presse (Cleveland German) 1889-1891 1891 CPL
Deutsch-Ungarisches (Cleveland German) 1914-1917 1915-1917 WRHS
Dirva (Cleveland Lithuanian) 1915 + 1943 + OHS
Dirva (Cleveland Lithuanian) 1915 + 1971 + WRHS
East Cleveland Leader 1943-1970 1956-1970 WRHS
East Cleveland Leader 1943-1970 1943-1970 ECPL
East End Signal (Cleveland) 1884-1897 1885-1886 WRHS
East Side Shopper (Cleveland) 1929-??? 1929 WRHS
Echo (Cleveland German) 1911-1920 1911-1920 OHS
Emancipator (Cleveland) 1894-1895 1894 WRHS
Enakopravnost (Cleveland Slovenian) 1918-1957 1942-1957 OHS
Euclid News Journal 1940s-2005 incomplete Euc
Euclid News Journal 1938+ 1855-1968+ not inclusive WRHS
Euclid Observer 1937-1940s incomplete Euc
Euclid Observer 1907-1939 1929-1939 CPL
Examiner (Cleveland 1885-1895 1891-1894 WRHS
Forest City Democrat (Cleveland) 1852-1854 1853-1854 CPL
Forest City Democrat (Cleveland) 1852-1854 1852-1853 WRHS
Free Times 1992-2007 CPL
Garfield Heights Leader 1946-1999 FVP
Garfield Heights Leader 1946+ 1950-1956 WRHS
Garfield Heights Record 1928-1939 1931-1939 CPL
Glenville Times 1888-1941 1929-1932 CPL
Grindstone City Advertiser (Berea) 1868-1877 1868-1877 BERPL
Grip (Cleveland) 1886-1890 1886, 1888-1889 CPL
Hebrew Observer 1889-1890 CPL
Hebrew Observer (Cleveland) 1889-1900 1889-1890 CPL
Hlas (Cleveland Slovak) 1916-1930 1918-1927 OHS
Inside Tremont Newsletter Archives Tremont W
Jednosc (Cleveland Polish) 1923-??? 1923-1931 OHS
Jednosc (Cleveland Polish) 1923-??? 1966-1971 WRHS
Jewish Independent 1906-1965 CPL
Jewish Independent 1906-1964 1906-1948 WRHS
Jewish Review & Observer 1899-1963 CPL
Jewish Review & Observer 1893-1964 1898-1964 WRHS
Jutrzenka (Cleveland Polish) 1893-1923 1918-1923 OHS
Lakewood Courier 1902-1939 1929-1939 CPL
Lakewood Independent 1909-1911 1909-1911 CPL
Lakewood Ledger 1959-1969 1965-1968 LAKEPL
Lakewood Press 1917-1923 1917-1919 LAKEPL
Lakewood Sun Post 1923+ 1929-1959 CPL
Lakewood Sun Post 1923+ 1923+ LAKEPL
L'Araldo (Cleveland Italian) 1938-1953 1942-1953 OHS
Maple Heights Pioneer ???-1938 1908-1938 BHS & WRHS
Monitor (Cleveland Polish) 1923-1938 1923-1938 OHS
Nationale Gazette (Cleveland German) 1905-??? 1914-1915 WRHS
Neue Heimat (Cleveland German) 1907-1914 1907-1914 WRHS
Newburg City News 1910-??? 1910-1911 WRHS
Notenblatt (Cleveland German) 1904-1914 1906-1909 WRHS
Novy (Cleveland Czech) 1950-??? 1950-1960 OHS
Novy (Cleveland Czech) 1950-??? 1971+ WRHS
Ohio City Argus 1836-1838 CSU
Old Brooklyn News CSU OBN
Old Soldier's Advocate (Cleveland 1859-1878 1859-1878 WRHS
Parma Citizen 1925-1940 1930-1940 CPL
Parma News 1958-1963 Par
Parma Post 1947-1999 Par
Parma Sun Post 1947+ 1949 & 1953+ PARPL
Parma Times 1963-1967 Par
Parma Times 1963-1966 1963-1966 PARPL
Penny Press 1878-1884 CSU
Plain Dealer (Cleveland) 1842-present 1845-1991 GB
Plain Dealer (Cleveland) 1842-present 1845-1991 NB
Plain Dealer (Cleveland) Current PD
Pokrok (Cleveland Czech) 1873-1878 1874-1876 WRHS
Polonia (Cleveland Polish) 1891-1923 1918-1923 OHS
Post (Cleveland) 1875-1878 1876-1878 WRHS
Pravo (Cleveland Czech) 1912-1916 1912-1916 WRHS
Radnicka (Cleveland Serbian) 1909-1971 1937-1967 WRHS
Republican (Berea) 1876-1879 1877-1879 BERPL
Rockport Observer (Fairview Park/Rocky River) current
Rocky River Call 1915-1938 1929-1938 CPL
Rocky River Sun Herald 1952-+ 1959+ FVP
Rocky River Sun Herald 1952-+ 1965+ WESTPL
Shaker Hts. Journal 1930-1940 1935-1937 WRHS
Shaker Hts. Press 1921-1948 1929-1948 CPL
Shaker Hts. Press 1921-1948 1924-1948 CLEVHTSPL
Shaker Hts. Sun Press 1946+ 1948+ CPL
Shaker Hts. Sun Press 1946+ 1953+ CLEVHTSPL
Shaker Hts. Sun Press 1946+ 1962-1963 WRHS
Siebenburgisch Amerikanisches (Cleveland) 1917-1954 1917-1954 WRHS
Socialist (Cleveland) 1914-1919 1916-1919 WRHS
Solidarity (Cleveland) 1909-1917 1913-1917 WRHS
South End News (Suburban) 1923-??? 1925-1970 CPL
Standard of the Cross 1874-1886 CPL
Sun News 2000-2009 Par
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1924-1937 BERPL
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1966 + BROOKPL
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1960-1973 OHS
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1967 + OLMPL
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1963 + SPL
Sun News (Berea) 1924-??? 1936-1953+ WRHS
Sun Post/Sun Post Herald (W. Cuyahoga) 1975-present FVP
Svet-American (Cleveland Czech) 1911-1950 1911-1950 not inclusive WRHS
Szabadsag (Cleveland Hungarian) 1891-+ 1917-1948 CPL
Szabadsag (Cleveland Hungarian) 1891-+ 1919-1971 not inclusive WRHS
Toiler (Cleveland) 1919-1921 1920-1921 OHS
Toiler, The (Cleveland) soon 1920-1921 OHS
Tribune 1882-??? 1883-1913 not inclusive WRHS
Union Gospel News (Cleveland Protestant) 1888-1906 1889-1890 WRHS
Voce Del Popolo Italiano (Cleveland Italian) 1904-1946 1909-1937 not inclusive WRHS
Wachter am Erie (see Wachter und Anzeiger)
Wachter und Anzeiger (Cleveland German) 1852-??? 1874-1969 not inclusive CPL
Wachter und Anzeiger (Cleveland German) 1852-??? 1853-1939 not inclusive WRHS
West Life (Westlake) 1959+ 1959+ FVP
West Life (Westlake) 1959+ 1960+ WESTPL
Westlake/Bay Village Observer current
Wiadomosci Codzienne (Cleveland Polish) 1916-1966 1933-1966 CPL
Wiadomosci Codzienne (Cleveland Polish) 1916-1966 1921-1966 WRHS
Wiadomosci Codzienne (Cleveland) (The Polish Daily News) 1916-1926 Goo
Zwiazkowiec 1913-??? 1971+ WRHS

Key

BERPL Berea Public Library
BHS Bedford High School
BPL Bedford Public Library
BRECKPL Brecksville Public Library
BROOKLYNPL Brooklyn Public Library
BROOKPL Brook Park Public Library
BWC Baldwin Wallace College
CA http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2004223057/#tab=tab_newspapers Chronicling America Chronicling America, Library of Congress
CFPL Chagrin Falls Public Library
CHAGFALLHS Chagrin Falls High School
CJN http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/ Cleveland Jewish News
CLEVHTSPL Cleveland Hts. Public Library
CPL http://www.cpl.org Cleveland Public Library
CSU http://library.csuohio.edu/ Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University
ECPL East Cleveland Public Library
Euc http://www.euclidlibrary.org/ Euclid Public Library
FVP http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org Fairview Park branch library
GB http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogy Bank (paid site)
Goo http://news.google.com/newspapers/ Google Newspapers
LAKEPL Lakewood Public Library
MPLHTPL Maple Hts. Public Library
N.com http://www.newspapers.com/map/ Newspapers.com Newspapers.com (paid site)
NB http://ezproxy2.cpl.org/login?url=http://infoweb.newsbank.com/?db=EANX-NB NewsBank via Cuyahoga Library
OBN http://www.oldbrooklyn.com/OBN/ Old Brooklyn News
OHS http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page OHS Newspaper Digitization Project Ohio Historical Society Newspaper Digitization Project
OLMPL Olmsted Falls Public Library
Par http://www.cuyahogalibrary.org Parma branch library
PARPL Parma Public Library
RRPL Rocky River Public Library
SOLONPL Solon Public Library
SPL Strongsville Public Library
WESTPL Westlake Public Library
WRHS http://www.wrhs.org Western Reserve Historical Society Research Center

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