The following is from Footnote.
I wanted to let you know that for the month of May all the historical newspapers on Footnote.com will be open to the public. A free registration is needed to view the images.
To access the newspaper collections visit www.footnote.com/newspapers.
On Footnote you will find newspapers ranging from small towns to major cities and dating back to the 1700’s. Whether a historian or a genealogists, historical newspapers are one of the best resources that provide a unique window into the past.