Breaking news! The Sumter Watchman and the Watchman and Southron are now available in Chronicling America

Breaking News! Two more newspaper titles, the Sumter watchman and the Watchman and southron, are now available online in Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Also, more Charleston daily news content is now online.

So far, 39,024 digitized S.C. newspaper images have been approved and uploaded by the Library of Congress into Chronicling America. We plan on reaching 100,000 total newspaper pages during this grant cycle. To browse these two new titles and to learn more about these newspapers, you may select the links below.

Sumter watchman. (Sumterville, S.C.) 1855-1881

The watchman and southron. (Sumter, S.C.) 1881-1930

The Charleston daily news. (Charleston, S.C.) 1865-1873

At this time, the following newspaper titles are now freely available in Chronicling America:

Newspaper Title Date Range of Title Dates Now Available in Chronicling America
The Anderson intelligencer. 1860-1914 1860-08-14 to 1896-01-29
The Charleston daily news. 1865-1873 1865-09-08 to 1873-04-05 (ALL)
The Columbia phoenix 1865 1865-03-21 to 1865-04-08 (ALL)
The Columbia phoenix 1865 1865-04-10 to 1865-05-13 (ALL)
The Columbia daily phoenix. 1865 1865-05-15 to 1865-07-29 (ALL)
The daily phoenix. 1865-1877 1865-07-13 to 1877-10-02 (ALL)
Tri-weekly phoenix. 1871-1875 1871-12-09 to 1875-05-18 (ALL)
The Sumter watchman. 1855-1881 1870-01-05 to 1872-12-25
The watchman and southron. 1881-1930 1881-08-02 to 1907-08-28

We will be sure to keep you posted on our progress as we continue to add new content to Chronicling America. Happy reading!

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