Search the Content Index of Digitized Newspapers
(Currently 5,736 Records)

We are developing a database of local newspapers including; the Washington County Journal (1912-1926), the Journal-Virginian (1927-1948), the Glade Spring Citizen (1887-1893), the Washington County News (various issues), and the Political Prospect (1812-1813), an Abingdon, Virginia newspaper.

The papers are being indexed using automated Optical Character Recognition (OCR) which is, at the moment, the most feasible solution for a small organization such as ours. As you may know, OCR is sometimes an imperfect rendition of the textual content. This is especially true when run against the yellowed fading text of older newsprint. Accordingly, you may find some garbled text in the search result preview.

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