Researching Historical Figures using ProQuest Historical Newspapers


TEL has access to the archives of three major Tennessee newspapers: the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Nashville Tennessean, and Knoxville News Sentinel.

As of Summer 2022, that's West, Middle, and East Tennessee coverage!

In the short video below, we demonstrate how these ProQuest Historical Newspaper databases can help answer the following question:

"It's time for my students to start researching historical figures for history day. How can TEL help?"

Click here to see a complete list of the more than 4,000 historical newspapers available through TEL.