Special Collections of the Orange County Library

The Orlando Public Library in downtown Orlando hosts multiple special collections in Learning Central, located on the 4th floor.

Orlando Newspaper Microfilm

The microfilm for the Orlando area newspapers includes:

the Orlando Daily Reporter Star 1911-1914

the Evening Reporter Star 1914-1974

the Sentinel-Star 1974-1981

the Orlando Morning Sentinel 1911-present

the Orlando Post 1951-1955

the Orlando Business Journal 1992-1996

This un-indexed film set is a primary source for researching the history of Orlando and Orange County.

Other U.S. newspapers

The Orlando Public Library carries microfilm of some other major newspapers for research purposes.

New York Times (Index available upon request)


Wall Street Journal


Washington Post

1990-February 1998 (1999-2006 available on request)


Available on Request

There are other items on microfilm that are available on request including:

Library Journal 1876-2006

Life Magazine 1937-1999 - this collection can be used with the bound Life Magazines found underneath the hanging folders of magazines on the 4th floor.

We have several other microfilmed magazines in storage, ask at the desk and we will be happy to get them for you.