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Modern World History - Research Paper: NYT Archives

The New York Times Machine

 With your BC New York Times account, you can access the "TimesMachine", a searchable archive of the NYT! You can search by keyword terms or by date.

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Find primary source articles from historical issues of The New York Times! Check out The New York Times Machine! (must have an account to access)

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