You can access 34 titles and nearly 70,000 pages of historic Indiana newspapers for free at Chronicling America from the Library of Congress. You can also view over 7 MILLION newspaper pages from across the country!
You can find other freely available digitized Indiana newspapers at Indiana Memory including Howard County Newspapers, Dearborn County Newspapers, the Dale News (Spencer County), and the Smithville News (Monroe County).
Other freely accessible, digitized, newspapers from around the state
Available through Purdue University: the Indiana Farmer.
Available through DePauw University: Putnam County newspapers.
Historic Indiana college and university newspapers: Ball State University Newspapers (Easterner, Ball State Daily News, and the Ball State News), the Butler Collegian, the DePauw, Marian University’s Phoenix, Indiana School for the Deaf newspapers (the Silent Hoosier and the Hoosier), and newspapers from Indiana State University-Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana.
Available through Switzerland County High School: Vevay newspapers, 1840, 1853-1901
Available through the Allen County Public Library: Allen County newspapers.
Available through the Delphi Public Library: Carroll County newspapers.
Available through the Tipton County Public Library: Tipton County newspapers.
Available through the Washington Carnegie Public Library: Daviess County newspapers.