Answered By: Christopher Schiff
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2015     Views: 88

The Bates Library owns several older Lewiston newspapers on microfilm (The Maine Statesman is in paper), including:

The Lewiston Daily Evening Journal
The Lewiston Evening Journal
The Lewiston Falls Journal
The Lewiston Journal
The Sun-Journal
The Sunday Sun-Journal
The Maine Statesman

The library keeps the paper copies of the Sun-Journal until the microfilm is available.

In addition, Google has partnered with the Sun-Journal to make their archives available in searchable full text online:

Lewiston Daily Evening Journal  Apr 20, 1861 - Sep 21, 1963 
Lewiston Daily Sun  Feb 20, 1890 - May 31, 1989 
Lewiston Evening Journal  Apr 20, 1861 - Jul 26, 1980 
Lewiston Journal  Nov 1, 1979 - Jun 3, 1989 
Lewiston Saturday Journal  May 4, 1878 - Mar 31, 1921 
Lewiston Wednesday Journal  Nov 23, 1887 - Mar 15, 1890 
Lewiston Maine Sun Journal  Aug 1, 2005 - Jan 31, 2006 (18 issues only) 
The Sun-Journal Jul 1, 1989 - Dec 30, 2008

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