NPR: Venture Aims To ‘Resurrect And Reimagine’ Anti-Slavery Newspaper For The 21st Century. “The summer of 2020 ignited a wave of nationwide protests and renewed calls for racial justice across the U.S. Now, a new media platform aims to be at the forefront of that push. The Boston Globe and Boston University Center for Antiracist Research are partnering to launch The Emancipator, a resurrection of an early 19th-century abolitionist newspaper that its contemporary founders hope will reframe the national conversation in an effort to ‘hasten racial justice.’”
Digital Library of Georgia: Historic Georgian African American newspapers dating from 1886-1926 are now available freely online, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
Digital Library of Georgia: Historic Georgian African American newspapers dating from 1886-1926 are now available freely online, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce that it has completed the digitization of two historically significant Georgia African American newspapers as part of a National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The digital images will be included in the Library of Congress’ newspaper site: Chronicling America.”
Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project: Litchfield County Post and Litchfield Enquirer Now Online!. “The CT Digital Newspaper Project (CDNP) is excited to announce that two more historic Connecticut newspapers have been added to Chronicling America – the Litchfield County Post and the Litchfield Enquirer! We have digitized Litchfield County Post issues covering 1826-1829 as well as issues of the Litchfield Enquirer, the successor of the County Post. Currently Enquirer issues covering 1829-1866 are available, with additional issues through 1881 to follow later this summer.”
DigitalNC: New Newspaper Title, The Wilmington Sun, Now Online. “176 issues of The Wilmington Sun are now available for browsing on DigitalNC. This a brand new addition to our newspaper collection and we would like to thank our partners at New Hanover County Public Library for making this possible.”
West Liberty University: Trumpet Marks 100 Years Of News. “West Liberty University’s student newspaper, The Trumpet, is marking 100 years of publication in 2021 and in honor of the milestone, students and staff archived hardcopies of the paper digitally, so everyone can access the paper easily from home or office!”
DigitalNC: Fill-In Batch of The Carolina Indian Voice Now Online. “DigitalNC is happy to announce a new batch of digitized newspaper issues from The Carolina Indian Voice. This round of issues includes most of 1976, all of 1977, and fill-ins for the years 1979-1996. These additions have brought us that much closer to a complete online collection of The Voice. We would like to thank our partners at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for providing the physical issues that made this possible.”
Garrett County Republican (West Virginia): Online collection of Republican newspaper now available. “Through a collaborative effort from the Garrett County Historical Society, the Sincell family and the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County, a new free searchable collection of back issues of The Republican newspaper covering the years 1877 to 2016 is now available on the Internet Archive.” The archive is incomplete but more content will be added over time.
DC Public Library: DC Public Library Adds Washington City Paper Archive. “The Washington City Paper digital collection is being added to the Library’s People’s Archive. Washington City Paper has been Washington, D.C.’s principal alternative weekly newspaper since its first issue in February 1981, and focuses on local news and arts. The paper’s name has evolved over the years, from its original, ‘1981,’ to ‘City Paper’ in 1982, to ‘Washington City Paper’ in 1988. Notable writers who were once City Paper staffers include David Carr, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jake Tapper, Katherine Boo, Clara Jeffery and Michael Schaffer.” The archive is still in progress, with issues from 1981 current available.
King City Rustler: More early issues of King City Rustler available online. “San Antonio Valley Historical Association (SAVHA) has announced that issues of the King City Rustler newspaper from 1926 to 1936 are now available online through the California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC).”
KGUN: 3 African American military newspapers from Fort Huachuca digitized. “The three newspapers came out of the fort in the 1920s through the 1940s. During that period of history, three infantry divisions at Fort Huachuca were made up of black men. The 25th, 92nd and 93rd. Each had their own unique newsletter designed to keep families of those soldiers up-to-date with what they were doing.”
University of Wyoming: UW Libraries, Wyoming State Library Launch New Digital Historic Newspaper Collection
University of Wyoming: UW Libraries, Wyoming State Library Launch New Digital Historic Newspaper Collection. “University of Wyoming Libraries and the Wyoming State Library have partnered to launch the Wyoming Digital Newspaper Collection online. This collection of historic newspapers combines the digital holdings of both institutions with a new interface that is more robust, providing easier, customizable searches and better results. More than 800,000 pages are now available, with new content added monthly.”