Georgia to Add 64 Historical Newspaper Titles in Fall 2020 Update

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The Digital Library of Georgia just announced that 64 titles are to be added during the fall of 2020 and winter of 2021 to the Georgia Historic Newspapers website. The complete announcement can be found HERE.

The announcement also discusses where the funding for each of the added titles came from. 

Here is a list of the titles (and funding organization):

National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP)-funded newspaper titles:

  • Americus Times-Recorder, 1901-1924
  • Athens Republique, 1921-1926
  • Atlanta Constitution, 1894-1903
  • Atlanta Georgian, 1912-1914
  • Atlanta Semi-Weekly Journal, 1899-1920
  • Atlanta Tri-Weekly Journal, 1920-1925
  • Golden Age (Atlanta), 1906-1915
  • Jeffersonian (Atlanta), 1907-1917
  • People’s Party Paper (Atlanta), 1906-1915
  • Savannah Tribune, 1886-1888
  • Trench and Camp (Atlanta), 1917-1919
  • Weekly Jeffersonian (Atlanta), 1907

R.J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation-funded newspaper titles to be digitized in coordination with the Atlanta History Center:

  • Atlanta Daily Examiner, 1854-1855
  • Atlanta Daily Post, 1879
  • Atlanta Evening Capitol, 1885-1887
  • Atlanta Evening Herald, 1893
  • Atlanta Post-Appeal, 1882
  • Atlanta Universalist, 1881-1882
  • Atlanta Weekly Examiner, 1855-1856
  • Atlanta Weekly Post, 1880-1893
  • Baptist Banner (Atlanta), 1862-1864
  • Cherokee Georgian (Canton), 1875-1876
  • Cherokee Intelligencer (Etowah), 1833-1834
  • Christian Index (Atlanta), 1879-1881
  • Christian Index (Atlanta), 1892-1897
  • Christian Index and Southern Baptist (Atlanta), 1881-1883, 1892
  • Columbus Daily Times, 1878-1885
  • Daily Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta), 1850
  • Daily Dispatch (Savannah), 1894
  • Daily New Era (Atlanta), 1865-1868
  • Daily Press (Savannah), 1894
  • Evening Sentinel (Augusta), 1878-1879
  • Georgia Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1845
  • Georgia Courier (Augusta), 1833-1835
  • Georgia Statesman (Milledgeville), 1827
  • Great Kennesaw Route Gazette (Atlanta), 1886
  • Kennesaw Gazette (Atlanta), 1886-1890
  • Living Issues (Atlanta), 1893-1894
  • Looking Glass (Atlanta), 1894-1897
  • Macon News, 1898
  • Marietta Advocate, 1861-1863
  • Marietta Semi-Weekly Advocate, 1861
  • Miners Recorder and Spy in the West (Auraria), 1834-1837
  • National Republican (Augusta), 1868
  • Savannah Daily Times, 1884-1886
  • Savannah Gazette, 1817
  • Savannah Morning News, 1879-1883
  • Savannah Weekly News, 1894-1898
  • Southern Alliance Farmer (Atlanta), 1889-1892
  • Southern Confederacy (Atlanta), 1861
  • Southern Recorder (Milledgeville), 1846-1856
  • Southern Whig (Athens), 1834-1839
  • Standard of Union (Milledgeville), 1836-1840
  • Sunday Gazette (Atlanta), 1878-1880
  • Sunday Phonograph (Atlanta), 1879-1881
  • Times (Savannah), 1880-1881
  • Weekly Augusta Chronicle, 1893-1898
  • Weekly Chronicle & Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1881-1883
  • Weekly Chronicle & Sentinel (Augusta), 1843-1851
  • Weekly Constitution (Atlanta), 1870-1874
  • Weekly Constitutionalist (Augusta), 1862-1869
  • Weekly Georgia Constitutionalist and Republic (Augusta), 1852-1855
  • Weekly Republic (Augusta), 1849-1851
  • Western Georgian (Rome), 1838

In my opinion, the state of Georgia has done an outstanding job – not only consolidating the previous disparate sites, but also adding new titles – not an easy task.

For all of the Georgia Historic Newspapers website titles as well as links to other free Georgia historical newspaper websites, please visit Georgia Online Historical Newspapers Summary

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