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Ethnic Newspapers of Greater Boston

Albanian

Dielli. Boston, Albanian, weekly. February 15, 1909-March 29, 1917; August 24, 1939-August 19, 1941; March 27, 1943-December 1960; February 14, 1968-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Kombi. Boston, Albanian, weekly. February 14, 1904-January 1, 1909. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Liria. Boston, monthly, semi-monthly, and weekly. December 18, 1941-October 1995. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Arab

Profile News. West Roxbury, Arabic and English, monthly. No publication dates given. Print (last year): Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Armenian

Armenian Mirror-Spectator. Watertown, English, weekly. July 1, 1932-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web: http://www.mirrorspectator.com/. Web archives (from January 5, 2008) available here.

Armenian Weekly. Watertown, English, weekly. March 27, 1969-present. Print: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Baikar (later: Baikar Armenian Weekly). Watertown, Armenian, daily and weekly. January 1, 1923-1976, January-June 1978, 1982-1993. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Hairenik Weekly (later: Armenian Weekly). Boston, English and Armenian, weekly. February 17, 1939-December 28, 1961; 1957-59; February 8, 1968-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Hayrenik. Boston, Armenian, daily and weekly. February 18, 1916-December 31, 1960; January 3, 1962-December 27, 1978; January-December 1982; January 1984-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Black/Afro-Caribbean

Bay State Banner (also appeared as Boston Banner). Roxbury, English, weekly. September 25-1965-March 27, 2008; April 3, 2008-present. Web editions available here.

Chronicle. Boston, English, weekly. January 9, 1932-April 9, 1960. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Guardian. Boston, English, weekly. July 26, 1902-November 15, 1913; January 7 ,1939- April 20, 1957. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Pine and Palm. Boston, English, weekly. May 18, 1861-September 4, 1862. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Chinese

Sampan. Boston, Chinese, biweekly. October 1972-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

World Journal. Boston, Chinese, daily. February 12, 1976-present. Print: Last 6 months available at Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

French and French Canadian

Courier de Boston. Boston, French, weekly. April 23-October 15, 1789. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Gazette Francaise. Boston, French, weekly. September 21, 1850-July 19, 1851. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Le Courrier de Lynn (later: Le Lynnois). Lynn, French and English, weekly. 1910-1934. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Le Courrier de Salem. Salem, French, weekly. July 17, 1914-November 3, 1950. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Le Republicain: Journal de Progres Intellectuel et Moral. Boston, French, weekly. January 22, 1881-December 24, 1884.

German

Boston Intelligenz-Blatt. Boston, German, weekly. September 22, 1866-May 23,1872. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Boston Merkur. Boston, German, weekly. November 1846-January 1, 1848. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Bostoner Turner Zeitung. Boston, German, weekly. May 24, 1913-February 13, 1915. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Bostoner Zeitung. Boston, German, weekly. September 1865-February 1866. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Germania. Boston, German, weekly. April 1901-August 9, 1952. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

New England Staaten-Zeitung. Boston, German, weekly. July 7, 1877-November 15, 1884; January 3, 1885-December 13, 1890; December 5, 1891-December 14, 1901. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Der Pionier. Boston, German, weekly. May 4, 1856-December 27, 1857; January 5, 1860-December 24, 1879. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Der Boston Telegraph. Boston, German, daily. September 25, 1893-December 18, 1901. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Turner Zeitung. Boston, German, weekly. October 14, 1882-September 1, 1883. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Greek

Athenai. Boston, Greek, weekly. June 1939-December 1942. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Greek Sunday News (also published as Kyriakatika Nea). Boston, Greek, weekly. October 4, 1953-December 1992. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Hellenic Chronicle. Boston, English, weekly. February 1, 1968-September 20, 2000. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Hellenic World. Boston, English, monthly. December 22, 1938-January 1932. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Latino/Spanish

El Mundo. Cambridge, Spanish, weekly. 1974-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions (current and archived issues since January 2013) available here.

El Planeta. Boston, Spanish, weekly. January 2010-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions (current and archived issues since 2011) available here.

La Semana. Boston, Spanish, weekly. January 1978-2007. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Vocero Hispano. Boston, Spanish, weekly. January 1990-present. Print: Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Irish

Boston Irish News. Boston, English, monthly. June 1976-April 1990. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Boston Irish Reporter. Boston, English, weekly. November 1990-present. Microfilm (1990-2008) and print (past year): Boston Public Library. Web editions for current issue here.  Archived editions (since May 2008) available here.

Irish Echo. Boston, English, weekly. 1886-1894; June 20, 1981-August 20, 1988. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Irish Emigrant. Boston, English, weekly. 1995-present. Print (last year): Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Italian

Controcorrente. Boston, Italian, no frequency given. January 19, 1944-August 1945. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Il Corriere de Boston. Boston, Italian, no frequency given. June 7, 1896-July 16, 1899. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Cronaca Sovversiva. Lynn, Italian, weekly. June 6, 1903-October 20, 1920. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Boston Free Press. Boston, Italian, quarterly/monthly. November 1960-December 1967. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Gazzetta del Massachusetts. Boston, Italian and English, weekly. August 8, 1903-December 23,1905; June 15,1907-December 30,1911; January 2-1915-January 26, 1962. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Incontro. Boston, Italian, monthly. October 1971-December 1982. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Italian News. Boston, English, weekly. February 19,1921-December 29, 1923; January 1930-February 19, 1965. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Moscone (with Gazzetta del Massachusetts). Boston, Italian, weekly. March 23-June 8, 1907. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Notizia. Boston, Italian, weekly. January 2, 1939-December 31, 1971. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Post-Gazette. Boston, Italian and English, weekly. March 2, 1962-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web edition (current issues) available here. Web editions (archived issues since January 7, 2011) available here.

Jewish (English and Yiddish)

Boston Hebrew Observer. Boston, English, weekly. January 5-December 28, 1883; January 2, 1885-January 29, 1886. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Boston Jewish Times. Boston, English, weekly. January 1990-February 22, 2001. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Forverts (Forwards). Boston, Yiddish, daily. September 4, 1919-December 31, 1941. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Idisher Fihrer (Jewish Leader). Boston, Yiddish, variable frequency. August 11, 1925-October 15, 1926. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Jewish Advocate. Boston, English, weekly. May 5, 1905-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Web editions (current issue) available here. Web editions (archived issues since April 26, 1905) available here.

Jewish Herald. Boston, English, variable frequency. June 2, 1893; April 27, 1894; June 4, 1894; August 31, 1894.

Jewish World. Boston, English, weekly. January 6, 1939-December 11, 1942. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Journal: Serving the Jewish Community North of Boston (later: Jewish Journal). Salem, English, biweekly and online. 1992-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library. Print (last year): Boston Public Library. Web editions (current issues) available here. Web editions (archived issues since January 12, 2017) available here.

Korean

Boston Korea. Boston, Korean, weekly. 2006-present. Print: last year available at Boston Public Library. Web editions available here.

Latvian

Amerikas Latweetis (later: Amerikas Latvietis), Boston, Latvian, weekly and semi-monthly. 1942-1968, 1970-1975. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Amerikas Westnesis, Cambridge and Roxbury, Latvian, monthly and semi-monthly. June 15 1897-December 15, 1904; January 1, 1918-August 1, 1920. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Apvarsni (Horizons). Boston, Latvian, bi-monthly. June 1975-December 1976. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Rihts. Boston, Latvian, weekly. February 5-December 24, 1920; January-December 1922. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Strahdneeks. Boston, Latvian, variable frequency. January 2, 1912-December 29, 1914; January 4, 1916-December 25, 1917; January 8-December 30, 1919. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Strahdneeku Zihna. Boston, Latvian, weekly. January-December 1939. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Lithuanian

Ateitis. Boston, Lithuanian, weekly. January-April, 1918. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Darbinikas. Boston, Lithuanian, semi-weekly. January 1939-December 1952. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Keleivis (Traveler). Boston, Lithuanian, weekly. February 9-December 28, 1905; January 2, 1908-December 29, 1910; February 1, 1912-December 27, 1933; January 2, 1935-December 29, 1937; January 3, 1940-December 26, 1978. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Polish

Gazeta Polonii. Boston, Polish, weekly. June 8, 1967-December 7, 1972. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Kuryer Codzienny (Polish Daily News, Polish Courier). Boston, Polish, daily and weekly. December 4, 1917-December 29, 1920; October 24, 1921-October 30, 1922; January 3, 1939-December 30, 1960. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Portuguese

O Jornal (Jornal de Fall River). Fall River, Portuguese, weekly. 1975-1983, 1990, 1993-1996. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Novidades. Fall River, Portuguese, weekly. 1917-1948. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Portuguese Times. New Bedford, Portuguese, weekly. February 1971-present. Print (last year): Boston Public Library. Web editions (current and archived issues since April 2, 2014) available here.

Russian

Boston Courier. Boston, Russian, biweekly. 1993-present. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

Vietnamese

Tieng Chung. Boston, Vietnamese, weekly. September 1995-January 2004. Microfilm: Boston Public Library.

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