• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Ethnic Newspapers in the State of Illinois
 

Ethnic Newspapers in the State of Illinois

on

  • 102 views

Illinois has a rich, diverse history of immigration which continues through today. Newspapers targeted at specific ethnic or cultural groups offer us unique perspectives on historical and current ...

Illinois has a rich, diverse history of immigration which continues through today. Newspapers targeted at specific ethnic or cultural groups offer us unique perspectives on historical and current events. This presentation given by staff from the Illinois Newspaper Projects highlights ethnic newspapers available in libraries and museums throughout the State of Illinois and why it is important to collect and preserve these newspapers for the future.

This slides are from a presentation given at the Illinois Library Association Meeting in Chicago, IL in 2004.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
102
Views on SlideShare
102
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment
  • First anti-slavery paper in Illinois: Genius of Universal Emancipation (1838-39), however, this is NOT an ethnic newspaper. It was published by Benjamin Lundy, a Quaker from New Jersey. It was not published by nor was its target audience a minority or specific ethnic group. <br /> First known newspaper published in Illinois: 1814 (The Illinois Herald) <br /> First known ethnic newspaper published in Illinois: Der Freiheitsbote fur Illinois (1840); German <br /> One issue exists in JFK <br /> First known ethnic newspaper published in Chicago: Volksfreund (Chicago, Ill); 1845-1848; German lang.; <br /> no known existing issues; Edited by Robert B. Hoeffgen per Scott p. 57 <br /> Earliest known issues of an ethnic paper from Chicago: Ilinois Staats-Zeitung (Chicago); 1848 <br /> First African-American paper in Illinois: Conservator (Chicago); 1882-1886 <br /> Chicago Public Library has issues of this paper. (JFK does not) <br /> First African-American paper in down state Illinois: State Capital (Springfield, Ill.) <br />
  • World Cat. Accessible by many libraries. Can search for titles Illinois and nationwide. All newspapers found by the two Illinois newspaper projects are entered into OCLC and will appear in World cat along with the union listing containing holding information. <br />
  • Here select language: Spanish, and serial publications to find foreign language newspapers. <br /> We will search for the keyword Illinois <br />
  • We find 149 results current and historical and within this list we can narrow the search to newspapers. <br />
  • Now our list has been limited to 44 titles. Further down the list… <br />
  • Full record, link to more information on two libraries, Record includes the OCLC number and subject headings <br />
  • The two libraries that hold the title are listed. <br /> I was searching at UIUC, so I could link to the catalog. <br /> Can select descriptor to find other titles with the same subject heading. <br /> At the top of the screen: <br /> Champaign Public Library retains current two years information entered into union list subfield. <br /> UIUC no note because retains everything. <br /> In bibliographic record: <br /> Note reading from the only note in union list. UIUC has actual year, so current 2 years not for UIUC. <br />
  • 2000 titles of periodicals and newspapers published by ethnic groups in North America and held by CRL. <br />
  • Can search by language from Arabic to Yiddish. Newspapers from all over the world. Back holdings are concentrated in the 20th century, but many major titles span the 19th century and several dates to the early 1700&apos;s.” <br />
  • Ethnic Newspapers listed are current titles in the General Information Services Newspaper Department at the Harold Washington Library Center. <br />
  • You will pay, we don’t endorse, but here you go <br />
  • Broad Ax moved from Utah to Chicago in 1899, ran until 1927. Competitor of the Chicago Defender <br /> Julius F. Taylor editor. <br /> OCLC subject African American newspaper, Ancestry does not mention this. <br />
  • ProQuest subscription required. As of 8/27/04 Ethnic Newswatch contained 995,570 articles (218,800 in Spanish) from over 260 ethnic publications. Nationwide coverage. Here I select the English tab. Not English papers verses Spanish papers, but how search screens will appear. For fee service <br /> Full text of ethnic newspapers, magazines and journals <br /> Coverage begins 1990 <br /> Search in either English or Spanish <br /> Need title, can check title list, can’t search by titles, title list does not give location <br />
  • Print view of article, full text example, no way to pull all newspapers from Chicago, need to already know the titles <br />
  • Subscription Service to full text articles from African American Newspapers from the 19th Century, none from Illinois. 1827-1882. Titles included are: <br /> Freedom’s journal (New York, N.Y. ; 1827) [OCLC # 1570144] 1827-1829 <br /> Colored American (New York, N.Y.) [#2259552] and Weekly advocate (New York, N.Y.) [#9460991], 1837-1841 <br /> North star (Rochester, N.Y.) [#10426469], 1847-1851 <br /> National era (Washington, D.C.) [#10642039], 1847-1860 <br /> Provincial freeman (Published in Canada), 1854-1857 <br /> Frederick Douglass’ paper [#10426474], 1851-1955 <br /> Christian recorder (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1861) [#27975220], 1861-1882 <br /> Another newspaper, the Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831) [#1728160] covering 1831-1865, is to be added in 2004. The database provides full text searching. <br />
  • During the New Deal of the 1930s, the Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey (a Federal Writers Project within the WPA) was launched. <br /> As part of this project multi-linguists went through issues of 22 Chicago ethnic (foreign language) newspapers from the 1880s to 1930, selecting and translating articles into English. <br /> 120,000 sheets are <br /> available at the University of Chicago Regenstein Library and at the Chicago Public Library. <br /> German collections <br /> Newberry library owns the largest German-language press collection in Chicago <br /> Swedish collections <br /> Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College <br /> Swedish Pioneer Historical Collections <br /> Bishop Hill <br /> Slavic collections: <br /> SIU-Edwardsville <br /> UIUC <br />

Ethnic Newspapers in the State of Illinois Ethnic Newspapers in the State of Illinois Presentation Transcript

  • Ethnic Newspapers in the State of Illinois Rene Erlandson Teresa Walker James Edstrom
  •  Rene Erlandson  Senior Cataloger, Illinois Newspaper Project  Teresa Walker  Project Cataloger, Illinois Newspaper Project  Jim Edstrom  Head of Technical Services, William Raney Harper College
  • Ethnic Newspapers  Ethnic newspapers in Illinois  Current and historic newspaper titles  WorldCat, CRL,UIUC Newspaper Library database  Other websites
  • Ethnic Newspapers In Illinois  What qualifies as an ethnic newspaper?  First ethnic newspaper published in Illinois?  Freiheitsbote fur Illinois  First ethnic newspaper published in Chicago? Volksfreund  Illinois Staats-Zeitung 
  • Ethnic newspapers in down state Illinois 1814 to date
  • Total newspapers Decade Total ethnic newspapers Decade No. of newspapers 1840s 5 1810s 6 1850s 18 1820s 13 1860s 33 1830s 98 1870s 85 1840s 278 1880s 68 1850s 605 1890s 96 1860s 724 1900s 95 1870s 1,110 1910s 126 1880s 1,027 1920s 70 1890s 1,231 1930s 86 1900s 1,051 1940s 64 1910s 1,082 1950s 35 1920s 966 1960s 69 1930s 920 1970s 82 1940s 833 1980s 74 1950s 806 1990s 52 1960s 872 1970s 955 1980s 809 1990s 544 Ethnic Newspapers, 1840-1995 140 126 120 100 85 80 95 68 60 40 82 69 64 Illinois New spapers, 1840-1995 74 52 1500 1,110 1,027 1000 18 605 500 724 1,231 1,051 1,082 966 920 833 806 872 955 809 544 19 90 s 19 70 s 19 80 s 19 30 s 19 40 s 19 50 s 19 60 s 18 90 s 19 00 s 19 10 s 19 20 s 0s 18 80 s 278 18 7 18 40 s 18 50 s 18 60 s 5 86 70 35 33 20 0 96 0 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1840-1849
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1850-1859
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1860-1869
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1870-1879
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1880-1889
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1890-1899
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1900-1909
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1910-1919
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1920-1929
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1930-1939
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1940-1949
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1950-1959
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1960-1969
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1970-1979
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1980-1989
  • Ethnic Newspapers, 1990-1995
  • Online resources for ethnic newspapers Illinois and Beyond
  • World Cat, SILC—Statewide Illinois Library Catalog
  •  El informador de ChampaignUrbana  2002 Held by two libraries
  • CRL Center for Research Libraries— U.S. Ethnic Press Database
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Newspaper Library Database—NEXWorld
  •  Result list from NEXWorld search for “Illinois” and “Spanish”
  • Other online resources Title Lists
  • Chicago Public Library
  • Library of Congress—Black Press
  • Library of Congress--German American Newspapers and Periodicals
  • NNPA-National Newspaper Publishers’ Association
  • National Association of Hispanic Publications
  • iCON International Coalition on Newspapers
  • Subscription based services
  • ProQuest—Ethnic NewsWatch
  • Ethnic NewsWatch Title List  Ethnic NewsWatch gives a title list including the dates covered in the database and the ethnic group represented.  Lists at least five Chicago newspaper titles
  • Accessible Archives
  • Other sources for ethnic newspapers  Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey  German collections  Swedish collections  Slavic collections