Historical Italian American Newspapers Online

For these of you who’ve some Italian in your loved ones tree, there are a number of Italian-American newspapers which have been revealed over the past hundred or so years which will enable you to discover some data and tales about your ancestors.

Listed are solely these which are out there on-line. As at all times, there are tons extra out there through microfilm and within the authentic kind through libraries and archives.

Please notice that some are free and a few require a subscription or a login from a college (or native) library. Some are listed, and a few will not be. Within the Free Collections, you might even see some duplicates – it is because the newspaper is supplied on a number of on-line websites, so chances are you’ll want to search or browse every of the duplicates.

(Up to date November 2021; lately added hyperlinks are in BOLD)

Free Collections:

Be aware: in some instances, the town is supplied and in others, it isn’t – the identical is true of the date vary of the title within the on-line assortment.  Additionally, many states will not be represented – this can be as a result of 1) there are not any Italian newspapers in that state; 2) they haven’t been digitized; or 3) this writer has not discovered the hyperlink.







New Jersey

New York




West Virginia



Library Entry Solely:

Readex/NewsBank Titles

From their Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971, there are just a few Italian American newspapers out there. Test along with your close by library to see if they’ve a subscription for this assortment.  Clicking on the hyperlink will offer you a listing of titles.  Please perceive that each one of those titles listed will not be Italian.  There are French, German, Irish, and different ethnic teams contained on this assortment.

Subscription Websites:

Genealogy Bank has just a few Italian American newspaper titles out there:

There are doubtless others within the different main subscription websites, however they don’t seem to be recognized as to ethnicity.

Good Luck and Joyful Looking!