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You can use German local newspapers to inquire for genealogical help in your ancestor's town. However, you may have a better response if you use a local genealogical society periodical rather than a general newspaper. The following is a current newspaper directory for {{Germany: -sidebar}}{{breadcrumb| link1=[[Germany Genealogy|Germany]]| link2=| link3=| link4=| link5=[[Germany Newspapers|Newspapers]]}} __TOC__
*[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13118688&referer=brief_results ''BennNewspapers printed during your ancestor's Media Directory International'']lifetime may contain birth or marriage notices. Tonbridge, England: Benn's Business Information Services, annualDeath notices and war casualties are especially common in old German papers. (FHL book 011Death notices typically list birth and death dates and burial places.35 B439Sometimes they list the birth place or immediate family members.) This is arranged by Since few indexes are available, you must know the nation and city approximate date of the newspaperto search.Newspapers became more common in Germany after 1855, when a tax on paper was lifted.  == Resources for German Newspapers ==
Newspapers printed during your ancestor's lifetime may contain birth or marriage notices. Death notices === Libraries and war casualties are especially common in old German papers. Death notices typically list birth and death dates and burial places. Sometimes they list the birth place or immediate family members. Since few indexes are available, you must know the approximate date of the newspaper to search. Newspapers became more common in Germany after 1855, when a tax on paper was lifted. Archives ===
The Family History Library has virtually&nbsp;no German newspapers. A few related items may be found in the Place Search of the catalog under the name of the town or state and the topic NEWSPAPERS. For example, copies of the ''Augsburgisches Intelligenz-Blatt''&nbsp;1797-1827 and the ''Intelligenz-Blatt und Wochentlicher Anzeiger von Augsburg 1827-1899'' can be located in the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitysearch&columns=*,0,0 Place Search] of the ''Family History Library Catalog'' under '''Germany, Bayern, Augsburg - Newspapers'''. The ''Amts-Blatt der Koenigl. Bayer. Stadt Augsburg'' 1900-1917 is listed under '''Germany, Bayern - Newspapers'''.<ref>"Newspapers, Unique Sources for German Family and Local History, Part II," ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12335732&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results German Genealogical Digest]'', 3 (1987): No. 4.</ref> To find newspapers in German repositories, use this source:
*Hagelweide, Gert, ed. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1198097&referer=brief_results Deutsche Zeitungsbestände in Bibliotheken und Archiven = German newspapers in librairies and archives]'' Düsseldorf: Droste, [1974] (FHL book 943 B3h.) This book covers the years 1700 to 1969, citing 2,018 papers from 222 towns and stored at 579 German and foreign repositories. It does not list every paper ever published, but it is still an excellent list.
A helpful website for some digitized newspapers can be found here [http://digital-b.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/digitale_bibliothek/digital.php?gruppe=zeitung digitized newspapers] Another ==German Newspaper [http://www.wochenschau-archiv.de/titelsuche2.php?titlePapers in the Americas===Ufa+-+Wochenschau&PHPWochenschau] can be found here.
Newly arrived immigrants and their home towns are often listed in old newspapers. For a listing of about 5,000 historical German-interest newspapers and the repositories, see the following source:  *Arndt, Karl J. R., and May E. Olson. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/253998571&referer=== brief_results ''The German Immigrant Newspapers ==Language Press of the Americas, 1732-1968: History and Bibliography =Die Deutschsprachige Presseder Amerikas, 1732-1968: Geschichte und Bibliographie'']. 2 vols. München, Germany: Verlag Dokumentation, 1973-1976. (FHL book 973 B33a1976.)
In most places where Germans settled around the world, they published a German-interest newspaper.
*Wynar, Lubomyr R., and Anna T. Wynar. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/321239&referer=brief_results ''Encyclopedic Directory of Ethnic Newspapers and Periodicals in the United States, 2nd ed'']. Littleton, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, 1976. (FHL book 973 E4w.)
Newly arrived immigrants ===Newspaper Directories=== *[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13118688&referer=brief_results ''Benn's Media Directory International'']. Tonbridge, England: Benn's Business Information Services, annual. (FHL book 011.35 B439.) This is arranged by the nation and their home towns are often listed city of the newspaper. *An online newspaper directory is available at [https://zdb-katalog.de/index.xhtml German Newspaper databank]. The intro page says it "does not contain contents, i. e. journal articles", however, the site also links to many libraries that provide <u>free access to the newspapers online</u>. To browse a list of newspapers available online, in old the [https://zdb-katalog.de/list.xhtml?dok=Zeitung Newspapers section] -- select a country from the drop-down list, select "Digitisation of newspapersaccording to original layout" and perform a blank search. For a listing (German language, click on British flag at top left for English) === Digital Issues Online === {{wikipedia|Wikipedia:List of online newspaper archives|List of about 5online newspaper archives}}  *A helpful website for some digitized newspapers can be found here [http://digital-b.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/digitale_bibliothek/digital.php?gruppe=zeitung digitized newspapers] (German language) *Another website for newspapers comes from Aachen and can be located at this link: [http://www.izm.de// Internationales Zeitungsmuseum]. (German language) *The [http://digital-b.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/digitale_bibliothek/digital.php?gruppe=zeitung Digitale Bibliothek has many interesting newspapers] including occupational papers, such as locomotives and Germans in Argentina,000 historical etc. (German language)*[https://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Historic_German_Newspapers_Online Historic GermanNewspapers Online]. images*[http://www.actualidad.com/dLI.cfm?co=98&OrdC=Rank World Newspapers Online] *[http://www.wochenschau-interest archiv.de/index.php?sprache=eng Wochenschau] - German Newsreels.*[https://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Historic_German_Newspapers_and_Journals_Online EuroDocs Historic German Newspapers and Journals Online] == Family History Library == The Family History Library has virtually no German newspapers . A few related items may be found in the Place Search of the catalog under the name of the town or state and the repositoriestopic NEWSPAPERS. For example, see copies of the following source''Augsburgisches Intelligenz-Blatt''&nbsp;1797-1827 and the ''Intelligenz-Blatt und Wochentlicher Anzeiger von Augsburg 1827-1899'' can be located in [https: //www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog FamilySearch.org] in the Place Search of the ''FamilySearch Catalog'' under '''Germany, Bayern, Augsburg - Newspapers'''. The ''Amts-Blatt der Koenigl. Bayer. Stadt Augsburg'' 1900-1917 is listed under '''Germany, Bayern - Newspapers'''.<ref>"Newspapers, Unique Sources for German Family and Local History, Part II," ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12335732referer=brief_results German Genealogical Digest]'', 3 (1987): No. 4.</ref>  
*Arndt, Karl J. R., and May E. Olson. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/253998571&referer=brief_results ''The German Language Press of the Americas, 1732-1968: History and Bibliography = Die Deutschsprachige Presseder Amerikas, 1732-1968: Geschichte und Bibliographie'']. 2 vols. München, Germany: Verlag Dokumentation, 1973-1976. (FHL book 973 B33a1976.)
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