Evanston History Resources

Evanston Newspaper Archives

Search across all Evanston Newspapers (1872 – Present)

Evanston Review: Evanston’s Primary Weekly Newspaper

Evanston Newsette: Important News Source for Evanston’s Black Community

Daily Evanston Newspapers

*Not currently searchable through EPL Historical Newspapers Archive

Additional Weekly Evanston Newspapers

Resources in the Library

Evanstoniana Room is located on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. This room contains many historical materials, including but not limited to:

  • City Directories, dating back to 1879 (paper and microfilm)
  • City Annual Reports
  • ETHS Yearbooks, Evanstonian, & Directories (digitalized example, Directory 1907)
  • This Is Evanston: A Guide to History, Government, Education, and Community Services (digitalized example, 1955), select years from 1940s-present
  • Historic Real Estate Maps

Evanston’s Black Community

Women in Evanston

Additional Resources

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