Historical New York Times: Complete issues (including images) from 1851 up to four years ago. Good for finding primary sources.
MAS Complete: Designed specifically for high school students, this is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Minnesota Newspapers: State and Local: Searchable articles, from Minnesota newspapers including the Jordan Independent, Prior Lake American, Savage Pacer, Shakopee Valley News, the Pioneer Press, and the Star Tribune.