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New Jersey Digitized Historic Newspapers

An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey

Essex County Digitized Newspapers

Belleville

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Belleville Times
(1999 - 2017)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Bloomfield

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Bloomfield Citizen
(1872 - 1913)
Free Access via Old Fulton New York Postcards Incomplete
Bloomfield Independent Press
(1891 - 1985)
Free Access via Old Fulton New York Postcards Incomplete
Bloomfield Life
(1999 - 2017)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Bloomfield Record
(1873 - 1936)
Free Access via Old Fulton New York Postcards Incomplete

Caldwell

Newspaper Title  Access Notes
The Caldwell News
(1892 - 1906)
Free Access via the Verona Public Library Incomplete, Free access is available on-site only at the Verona Public Library

Cedar Grove

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Observer
(1937 - 1948)
Free Access via the Verona Public Library Incomplete, Free access is available on-site only at the Verona Public Library

East Orange

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Grafrica
(1981 - 1982)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library  

Glen Ridge

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Glen Ridge Paper
(1935 - 2019)
Free Access via the Glen Ridge Public Library Free access is available on-site only at the Glen Ridge Public Library

Maplewood

Newspaper Title Access Notes
News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange
(1915 - Current)
Free Access via the Maplewood Public Library Free access is available on-site only at the Maplewood Public Library; also provides 1 issue from 1903 and 1 issue from 1904

Millburn

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Alert
(1942 - 1943)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library  
The Budget
(1886)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library  
The Item
(1889 - 2009)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library Incomplete (1889 - 1891; 1935 - 1950; 1990 - 2009)
The Item
(previous 3 months)
Commercial Access via Newspaperdirect.com Includes rolling access to previous three months of the newspaper; prior issues include only the front page, with interior pages available by subscription
The Thistle
(1976-2010)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library Newsletter of the Millburn Short Hills Historical Society
The Township Tattle
(1942 - 1945)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library Publication of the American Women's Voluntary Services

Montclair

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Montclair Times
(2008-Current)
Free Access via the Montclair Public Library Remote access is available to Montclair Public Library card holders. Free public access is available on-site.
The Montclair Times
(2000-2008)
Free Access via the Montclair Public Library Access is available on-site only at the Montclair Public Library. Please contact the Montclair Public Library for more information.
The Montclair Times
(1877- 2018)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Newark

Newspaper Title Access Notes
After Hours
(1949 - 1986)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete, primarily 1960-1986
Black Mirror News
(1996 - 2011)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library  
Centinel Of Freedom
(1796 - 1820)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers  
Centinel Of Freedom
(1821 - 1876)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers  
Centinel Of Freedom
(1796 - 1876)
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank; 
Commercial Access via Local Historical Newspaper Archives
 
City News
(1990 - 2003)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library  
El Nuevo Essex
(2004 - 2008)
Commercial Access via America's News  
Evening News and Newark Advertiser
(1907-1908)
Free Access via Chronicling America Proceeded by the Star and Newark Advertiser
Information/Informacion
​(1972 - 1979)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library  
Irish Citizen
(Sep 9, 1876)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
Incomplete,1 issue
Ironbound Voices
(1978 - 2001)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library  
Jewish Chronicle
(1921 - 1943)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Jewish News
(1946-2016)
Free Access via the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey This publication was founded in 1946 as The Jewish News. It became MetroWest Jewish News in 1988 and then became New Jersey Jewish News in 1997.
MetroWest Jewish News
(1946-2016)
Free Access via the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey This publication was founded in 1946 as The Jewish News. It became MetroWest Jewish News in 1988 and then became New Jersey Jewish News in 1997.
Newark Daily Advertiser
(1832 - 1866)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers; 
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank;
Commercial Access via Local Historical Newspaper Archives
 
Newark Evening News
(1883 - 1884)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Digitization project is ongoing and more issues are being added continually
Newark Evening Star and Newark Advertiser
(1909-1914)
Free Access via Chronicling America Preceded by the Newark Star and Newark Advertiser
Newark Examiner
(2009 - 2016)
Commercial Access via America's News  
Newark Herald
(1938 - 1966)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete; Alternate names are New Jersey Herald News, Herald Advance, Advance
Newark Star and Newark Advertiser
(1909)
Free Access via Chronicling America Preceded by the Star and Newark Advertiser, proceeded by Newark Evening Star and Newark Advertiser
Newark Star-Ledger
(1945 - 1989)
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank  
Newark Star-Ledger
(1989 - Current)
Commercial Access via America's News  
Newark Sunday Call
(1881 - 1946)
Free Access via Google News Archive Incomplete
New Community Clarion
(1983 - 2014)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete
New Community Douglass-Harrison News Highlights
(1997 - 1998)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete, 5 issues
New Community Intercom
(1996 - 2014)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete
New Jersey Deutsche Zeitung
​(1880 - 1898)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
New Jersey Jewish News
(1946 - 2016)
Free Access via the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey This publication was founded in 1946 as The Jewish News. It became MetroWest Jewish News in 1988 and then became New Jersey Jewish News in 1997.
New-Jersey Telescope
(1808 - 1809)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
New-York Gazette, and the Weekly Mercury
(1776)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers; 
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
Star and Newark Advertiser
(1908-1909)

Morning Edition
(1908)

Free Access via Chronicling America

Morning Edition:
Free Access via Chronicling America

 

Preceded by the Evening Star and Newark Advertiser, proceeded by Newark Star and Newark Advertiser
Sunday Call
(1872 - 1881)
Free Access via Google News Archive Incomplete
Tenant Action News
(1990 - 2001)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete
Trend Magazine
(1957 - 1959)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete
Urban League of Essex County Newsletter
(1971 - 1972)
Free Access via the Newark Public Library Incomplete, 4 issues. Alternate name is The Bulletin
Woods's Newark Gazette
(1791 - 1797)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 

Nutley

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Nutley Sun
(1900 - 1922)
Free Access via NJ Historical Portal  
The Nutley Sun
(1999 - Current)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Short Hills

Newspaper Title Access  Notes
The Arrow
(1881 - 1883, 1983)
Free Access via the Millburn Free Public Library Incomplete; 1983 may be a commemorative edition

Verona

Newspaper Title Access  Notes
Verona-Cedar Grove Times
(1948 - 2010)
Free Access via the Verona Public Library Free access is available on-site only at the Verona Public Library

Last updated November 04, 2020

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