1916 News Flashback outside Moffitt Library

Newspaper front pages on display outside Moffitt Library

Have you noticed some decidedly old news posted on Moffitt’s Newspaper Display Wall alongside current events from around the world?

We’re posting the front page of a different 1916 newspaper each week so you can see what was making headlines a century ago.

We primarily post newspapers from California or other Western states, though not exclusively. Each historical paper is up Thursday through Sunday, while the other front pages in front of Moffitt change daily.

We hope you enjoy this peek into the past!

For more old news, see our online news databases and check out blog posts on historical newspapers from History Librarian, Jennifer Dorner.