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FCO 105 - Rhetorical Communication - DelliCarpini

Why newspapers?

Newspapers can serve as a primary resource for reactions, opinions, and reporting on topics. Use our databases below to look for newspapers written during the time period or for the audience you are writing about.

Historic Newspapers

Microfilm and Archives

Even more newspapers and periodicals are available in microfilm. Contact a librarian for help locating sources and using our film reader.


For historic York College student newspapers, visit us in Archives and Special Collections.

Special Topic: York Race Riots

Between 1963 and 1970, York Pennsylvania experienced heightened racial tensions as a result of police violence and discrimination. Years of protests were met with complaints of police brutality, bombings, and inter-gang violence. in 1969, violence resulted in the death of Lillie Belle Allen.

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