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Community newspapers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Back of the Yards Newspaper Collection

Identifier: spe-n00090
Abstract The Back of the Yards Newspaper Collection contains issues and clippings of Back of the Yards Journal, the paper that worked closely with the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC), along with Journal News, City NewsHound and a selection of corresponding photographs. Collectively, these newspapers served Chicago’s New City, Brighton Park, Archer Heights, McKinley Park, Bridgeport, Gage...
Dates: circa 1930s-2015; Majority of material found within 1969 - 2015

Greek Star Newspaper Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-gsnc

The Greek Star newspaper was founded by Peter Lambros, a Chicago businessman, in 1904, and continued for over a century until 2015. This collection is comprised of an incomplete run of issues of The Greek Star, printed in Chicago for the city’s Greek population.

Dates: 1948 - 1985

Hegewisch and East Side Newspaper Collection

Identifier: spe-n00136
Abstract The collection contains issues of East Side News, The East Side Times, Hegewisch Herald, Hegewisch News, The Herald, South Chicago Chronicle and The South Chicago Herald. These are newspapers that served Chicago’s East Side, Hegewisch and South Chicago communities...
Dates: 1950 - 1994

Wermich-Northcenter News Collection

Identifier: nnhc-wnn

The Wermich-North Center News Collection contains records from the Clarence and Marie Wermich, who published the neighborhood newspaper the Northcenter News. Items in the collection include issues of the newspaper from the 1940s - 1960s; minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings about the North Center Commercial Association; miscellaneous files about other neighborhood organizations, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1983, undated

West Side Newspaper Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-wsnc

The West Side Newspaper Collection consists of partial runs of West Side newspapers including The Austinite, Garfield News, Garfieldian and the West Town News, among others.

Dates: 1880 - 1966