Altoona's Newspapers

Searchable archive of Altoona's historic newspapers.


This database holds digital copies of Altoona's historic newspapers.  Each newspaper is fully searchable by exact date, date range or by keyword, making it easy to pinpoint what you are researching. 


Available papers include:

Altoona Ruster (1890-1890)

Altoona Herald (1890-1975)

Iowa Rural Letter Carrier (1991-1991)

Altoona Herald-Mitchellville Index (1975-2000)


This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.