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The following titles are now on Virginia Chronicle:
Virginia Beach WeeklyThe Musical Advocate and Singer’s FriendAlexandria Daily Gazette, Commercial & PoliticalAlexandria Gazette, Commercial and PoliticalAlexandria Gazette & Daily AdvertiserAlexandria Gazette, 1835-1857Hall ChatterAugusta NewsTowers LeaderAnd the Library of Virginia has begun a project to digitize the Bath News (1895-1897), Salem Sentinel (1895-1902), Jeffersonian Republican (Lynchburg, 1828-1830), the Bedford Bulletin (1895-1903) and the Arcadian (1930-2007), a student newspaper published by St. Catherine’s School in Richmond. These will be available exclusively on Virginia Chronicle.
Listed below are titles arriving to both the Chronicling America site and Virginia Chronicle in the coming months. Digitized with generous funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the focus of this National Digital Newspaper Program grant cycle, the fifth for Virginia, is antebellum newspapers. So, the vast majority of this group of newspapers will be pre-Civil War era. A noteworthy exception is the Tribune, an African American newspaper published out of Roanoke from 1951-1957:
- Alexandria Herald, 1813-1825
- Central Gazette/Virginia Advocate (Charlottesville), 1824-1829
- Chronicle and Old Dominion (Norfolk), 1843-1845
- New Era (Portsmouth), 1845-1847
- The Recorder (Published in Richmond, includes infamous reportage of the Thomas Jefferson/Sally Hemmings relationship), 1802-1803
- Tribune (Roanoke), 1951-1957
- Virginia Argus (Richmond), 1797-1816
- Winchester Gazette, 1811-1824
- Additional issues of the Alexandria Gazette, Central Presbyterian, Richmond Enquirer, Richmond Planet and Staunton Spectator.
Keep a look-out for new newspapers arriving to Chronicling America and Virginia Chronicle soon!… read more »