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New Jersey Digitized Historic Newspapers

An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey

Monmouth County Digitized Newspapers

Please note: The New Jersey State Library may not have access to any of the commercially accessible papers listed below. They are presented here for your information only. Please check with your local public library to see if they subscribe to the database listed. NJSL's collections can be found here: NJSL Newspaper Guide

Aberdeen

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Jersey Chronicle
(1795 - 1796)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers  

Allentown

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Allentown Industry
(1880)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Allentown Messenger
(1903 - 1971)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Allentown Times
(1881)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Herald
(1883)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Messenger-Press
(1972 - 2008)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Asbury Park

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Asbury Park Daily Press 
(1898 - 1901)
Free Access via the Ocean Grove Historical Society  
Asbury Park Evening Press
(1905-1974)
Commercial Access via ProQuest Historical Newspapers  
Asbury Park Journal
(1876 - 1901)
Free Access via the Ocean Grove Historical Society Incomplete
Asbury Park Press
(1887 - Current)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Asbury Park Press
(1974 - 2009)
Commercial Access via ProQuest Historical Newspapers  
Asbury Park Press
(2010 - Current)
Commercial Access via ProQuest US Newsstream  
The Shore Press
(1891- 1904)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Atlantic Highlands

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Atlantic Highlander
(1915 - 1918)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Atlantic Highlands Journal
(1895 - 1954)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Monmouth Press
(1892 - 1914)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Belmar

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Belmar Newspapers (various)
(1881 - 1974)
 
Free Access via the Belmar Historical Society Incomplete. Collection includes The Crab, The Coast Advertiser, the Ocean Grove Times and the Coast Echo
Coast Advertiser
(1943 - 1944)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Berkeley Heights

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Ledger Local
(2006 - Current)
Commercial Access via America's News  

Freehold

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Freehold Transcript and The Monmouth Inquirer
(1888 - 1964)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Monmouth Daily Inquirer
(1858)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com Incomplete
Monmouth Democrat
(1834 - 1942)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Monmouth Democrat and Farmers' and Workingmens' Advocate
(1842 - 1853)
Commercial Access via America's Historical Newspapers;
Commercial Access via Genealogy Bank
 
The Monmouth Inquirer
(1821 - 1933)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com Incomplete
Monmouth Press
(1888 - 1890)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Monmouth Star
(1820 - 1821)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Keansburg

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Keansburg News
(1935 - 1953)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Keyport

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Enterprise
(1879)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Keyport Enterprise
(1885 - 1948)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Keyport Weekly
(1878 - 1962)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Keyport Weekly
(1962 - 1972)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Long Branch

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Echo
(1904 - 1943)
Free Access via the Red Bank Public Library African-American newspaper; published in Long Branch 1904-1909, published in Red Bank 1910-1943; image quality is variable, two different scans of the newspaper are provided for comparison
Long Branch Daily Record
(1903 - 1975)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Long Branch Record
(1900 - 1910)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Matawan

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Matawan Independent
(1954 - 2000)
Free Access via the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library

Missing 1970 and 1971

Matawan Journal
(1869 - 1973)
Free Access via the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library Incomplete
Matawan Journal
(1869 - 1961)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The NJ Standard
(1852 - 1869)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com Distributed simultaneously at Keyport, N.J., (1852-1855); published at Keyport, distributed simultaneously at Middletown Point [i.e. Matawan], N.J., (1855-1858); published at Red Bank, N.J., (1858-1900).

Manasquan

Newspaper Title Access Notes
The Coast Star
(1899 - Current)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Sea-Side
(1877 - 1888)
Free Access via NJ Historical Portal  

Ocean Grove

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Ocean Grove Record
(1875 - 1899)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Ocean Grove Times
(1875 - 1986)
Free Access via the Ocean Grove Historical Society Incomplete

Red Bank

Newspaper Title Access Notes
Daily Register
(1964 - 1991)
Free Access via the Middletown Township Public Library & Red Bank Public Library  
Daily Standard
(1901 - 1941)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
The Echo
(1904-1943)
Free Access via the Red Bank Public Library African-American newspaper; published in Long Branch 1904-1909, published in Red Bank 1910-1943; image quality is variable, two different scans of the newspaper are provided for comparison
Red Bank Register
(1878 - 1964)
Free Access via the Middletown Township Public Library & Red Bank Public Library  
Red Bank Register
(1878 - 1891)
Free Access via Old Fulton New York Postcards

Incomplete; link is to to a search engine. Paper is browsable with a free account

Spring Lake

Newspaper Title Access Notes
South Monmouth News
(1852)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  
Spring Lake Gazette
(1923 - 1950)
Commercial Access via Newspapers.com  

Last updated May 05, 2021

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