Additional North Carolina Newspapers Selected for Digitization


North Carolina Historic Newspapers will digitize runs from 28 additional newspaper titles, totaling over 100,000 pages, over the next year and a half.

These pages will be added to the over 100,000 historic North Carolina newspaper pages already available on Chronicling America, the Library of Congress’ free 9 million page and counting newspaper website.

This phase of newspaper digitization includes such titles as The Fool Killer, the local paper of Boomer, Our Living and Our Dead, an important literary-historical periodical chronicling North Carolina’s role in the Civil War, and Die Suedliche Post, a short lived 19th century German publication out of Goldsboro.

Here is a complete list of the title runs to be digitized:

  • Western Sentinel, Winston
  • The Wilson Times, Wilson
  • Spirit of the Age, Raleigh
  • The Banner-Enterprise, Raleigh
  • The Robesonian, Lumberton
  • Orange County Observer, Hillsborough
  • Die Suedliche Post, Goldsboro
  • The Charlotte Journal, Charlotte
  • The Goldsboro Star, Goldsboro
  • The Farmer and Mechanic, Raleigh
  • The State Chronicle, Raleigh
  • The North-Carolinian, Fayetteville
  • The Weekly Intelligencer, Fayetteville
  • The Daily Confederate, Raleigh
  • The Monroe Journal, Monroe
  • The Journal of Industry, Raleigh
  • The Gazette, Raleigh
  • North Carolina Republican, Raleigh
  • Our Living and Our Dead, New Bern
  • Roanoke Rapids Herald, Roanoke Rapids
  • Goldsboro Weekly Argus, Goldsboro
  • Hillsboro Recorder, Hillsborough
  • Hickory Daily Record, Hickory
  • The Hillsborough Recorder, Hillsborough
  • The Durham Recorder, Durham
  • Burke County News, Morganton
  • The Fool-Killer, Boomer
  • Good News, Boomer

Project titles distributed across North Carolina can be found on this map:

North Carolina Historic Newspapers Available via Chronicling America
North Carolina Historic Newspapers Available via Chronicling America.


North Carolina Historic Newspapers has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: We the People. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this post do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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