This could not be a bigger headline for all of us with ancestors in Michigan.
There has been limited access (outside of Michigan) to any online issues of the Detroit Free Press until now.
Available issues from 1837 to September 2015. I spent last evening entering names & finding articles. I found 15 news articles in an hour. Everything from engagements to marriage announcements to obituaries and just every day who is visiting from out of town articles.
Here is the link Detroit Free Press. Go to Archives in the left column and you will be taken to the page to search. Even if you are already a subscriber to newspapers.com (as am I), you will have to pay for an additional subscription to access the Detroit Free Press. There is a yearly option for $59.95 and a monthly option for $7.95, which is what I opted for at this time.
If you aren't familiar with how Newspapers.com works I highly recommend their tutorial video. It's only about two minutes long and I just learned a whole lot by watching it. Tips on how to Search on Newspapers.com website
Here are a three of the articles I found last evening.
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