Historical Newspapers & Regional Publications


The Historical Newspapers & Regional Publications database is designed to allow online keyword search of historic newspapers, photographs, and other Kalamazoo Public Library holdings that were previously only available on microfilm.

The database begins with newly-digitized issues of the Kalamazoo Telegraph, which was published under varying ownership between 1844 and 1916. We have also just added the library’s holdings of the Progressive Herald, published November 1912 until December 1913. Additional publications and images will be added as resources allow.

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Updates and improvements are being made continuously. Should you encounter errors or wish to leave a comment, please use the feedback link provided at the bottom of each search page. Thank you!

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KPL’s Local Information Database combines indexing of local newspapers, magazines, historical photos, and other Local History resources, including the Kalamazoo Gazette. Library staff add new records to this rich resource of more than one million items every day. Visit the Local Information Database.

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