Forthcoming Newspapers – Spring 2023

This year, the Digital Library of Georgia will be adding a variety of new newspaper titles to the Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) website (  Below is the list of titles currently slated to be added to GHN in the Spring and Summer of 2023.

Titles funded by the Chattooga County Historical Society

Summerville News, 1949-1979

Titles funded by the Georgia Public Library Service

Augusta Voice, 1995-2007

Hazlehurst News, 1909-1929

Monticello News, 1903-1927

Titles digitized in partnership with Georgia State University

News (Atlanta Gay Center), 1984-1995

Titles digitized in partnership with Kennesaw State University

Southern Voice, 1995

Titles funded by Mercer University Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives

Mercer Cluster (Macon), 1970-1990

Titles funded by Middle Georgia State University Library

Kernel (Cochran), 1930-1970, 1987

Titles funded by the National Digital Newspaper Program with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Atlanta Georgian, 1914

Weekly Georgian (Atlanta), 1914

Titles funded by the Watson-Brown Foundation

Atlanta Georgian, 1915-1920




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 and the DLG’s own site: Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN),

“NEH grants help strengthen and sustain American cultural life, in communities, at museums, libraries, and historic sites, and in classrooms,” said former NEH Chairman Jon Parrish Peede. “As the nation prepares to commemorate its 250th anniversary in 2026, NEH is proud to help lay the foundations for public engagement with America’s past by funding projects that safeguard cultural heritage and advance our understanding of the events, ideas, and people that have shaped our nation.”

The newspapers include:

Featured images:

Savannah Tribune of November 10, 1888, celebrates Republican Benjamin Harrison’s presidential victory:

Athens Republique of January 7, 1922, covers Athens’ 59th Anniversary of Emancipation celebration and looks back on Booker T. Washington’s legacy:

The GHN website also includes several other African American newspaper titles published in Georgia ranging from 1867-2018 that were digitized as part of previous grant-funded projects. These titles can be browsed through at

African American newspapers from across the country can be found in the Chronicling America website at

About the National Endowment for the Humanities 

Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation. Additional information about the National Endowment for the Humanities and its grant programs is available at:

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