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Newspapers

The newspapers in this collection have been scanned as part of a pilot project using microfilm and microfiche. After using a microfilm/fiche scanner to create a digital image of each page, we process the resulting images so that each reel is contained in a single item with easily navigable files.

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St. Louis Argus 1915-1926
collection
598
ITEMS
184,545
VIEWS
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eye 184,545
St. Louis Argus Newspaper (1915-1926) This collection contains digitized and enhanced issues of the St. Louis Argus scanned from micro-film for the years 1915-1926. The St. Louis Argus, while not technically the 'first' black newspaper in St. Louis, became the most recognizable name in the black journalism locally for much of the 20th century. For a few articles on the Argus please see the following link‚Äč to the St. Louis Media History foundation:...
Topics: St. Louis, African American, Newspaper
California Eagle [microform]
collection
45
ITEMS
66,250
VIEWS
collection
eye 66,250
The California Eagle, the West's oldest African-American newspaper, was published from 1879-1964. John James Neimore established it in Los Angeles as The California Owl in 1879, to ease black settlers' transition to the West. The paper provided housing and job information, and other information essential to surviving in a new environment. The paper evolved into one of the leading papers of the day while under the control of Charlotta A. Bass and her husband, John Bass. Charlotta Bass assumed...
Shelton State Courier
collection
181
ITEMS
42,642
VIEWS
collection
eye 42,642
The Shelton State Courier is the Student Newspaper of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The paper was published from 19 November 1997 until 22 September 2009, though some issues from a previous incarnation in the 1980s have been located. It was uploaded and maintained by the Shelton State Libraries.
Topics: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, newspaper, Shelton State
Shelton State Chronicle
collection
186
ITEMS
11,966
VIEWS
collection
eye 11,966
The Shelton State Chronicle is a publication for the faculty and staff of Shelton State Community College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Topics: Shelton State, Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, Newspaper