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Northern Studies: Thunder Bay

Local Newspaper Articles

Local newspapers for Port Arthur and Fort William are available in microfilm format dating back to the late 1800's.  Articles pertaining to agriculture can be located using the online index Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History.
Conduct multiple searches to find a broad spectrum of articles. Useful search terms include agriculture, farms, farmers, farming, crops, crop harvesting, etc. The online index does not include full-text of the articles, it is an index only. Articles can be accessed using microfilm in the library collection.

Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History

Print Resources in the Collection

There are a variety of print resources in the collection that might be of use. The following titles are a sample of the materials available:

Census Data