Inventory of New Jersey Newspapers on Microfilm

New Jersey Information Center
Inventory of New Jersey Newspapers on Microfilm

The biggest Newark papers are the Newark Daily Advertiser (19th century) the Newark Evening News (1883-1972) and the Star Ledger (became the largest paper after the News). The papers below are not indexed or full-text searchable unless otherwise specified (e.g. Newark Evening News has a full run index for most articles 1914-1972 [obits not death notices], Star Ledger after 1971 has a partial index).

For reference questions, research services, and to order copies, call the New Jersey Information Center at (973) 733-7775 or email njreference@npl.org.

Name of paper Period on microfilm Town/City  associated with newspaper Other Information
American Jewish Ledger 1946-1963 Newark
Amsterdam News (NJ) 1971 New York Also known as New Jersey 
Amsterdam News.
The Argus 1875-1879 Jersey City
Asbury Park Evening Press Nov 17, 1954 Asbury Park On “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel
Atlantic City Press 1983-1986 Atlantic City
Belleville Telegram 1966-1981 Belleville Two versions: one microfilmed from Belleville Public Library, one from Rutgers.
Bergen County Courier 1832 On reel “Bergen County Newspapers”
Bergen County Gazette and Jersey City Advertiser 1829-1831 On reel “Bergen County Newspapers”
Bergen Review / Valley Star 1931-1971 Closter
Bergen Record 1962-2010 Hackensack See “(The) Record”
The Black Voice 1972-1976 Newark Published by United Black Workers
Bloomfield Citizen 1883-1915 Bloomfield
Bloomfield Gazette et. al 1872-1892 Bloomfield
Bloomfield Record 1873-1893 Bloomfield
Caldwell News 1892-1906 Caldwell
Caldwell Progress 1911-1941 Caldwell Also included on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel.
Centinel of Freedom 1796-1820 Newark Also known as Sentinel of Freedom.
Central Post 1959-1975 Kendall Park
Daily True American  1880-1913 Trenton
East Orange Citizen 1922-1932 East Orange
East Orange Record May 2, 1963 East Orange On “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel
Evening Star & Newark Advertiser 1907-1908 Newark Part of “Newark Star Ledger”
Franklin News Record 1975 Middlebush/Somerset
Hackensack Record 1962-2010 Hackensack See “(The) Record”
Herald News Tercentenary 1/1/1964-1/4/1964 Passaic Also on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel,not the same as “New Jersey Herald News”
Hillsborough Beacon 1975 Hillsborough Twp./Princeton
Ironbound Voices 1980-2001 Newark Also titled “Trilingual Ironbound Voices”
Irvingtonian 1872 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington Record 1894-1895 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington News 1898-1903 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington News & Essex Record 1903 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington News & Vailsburg Enterprise 1903 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington News 1904-1906 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington News & Newark Liberal 1906-1907 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington Progress & Hilton Publisher 1912 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Irvington Times 1943-1945 Irvington On reel “Irvington Newspapers”
Italian Tribune 1934-1988 Newark http://www.italiantribune.com/ hard copy available from 1990
to present
Jersey Journal  1957-2007; 2009-2011 Jersey City http://www.nj.com/jjournal/
Jewish Chronicle 1921-1943 Newark Also included on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel
Jewish News  1946-1982 Newark Continues as Metro West 
Jewish News. Also included on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel
Jewish Post 1934-1941 Paterson
La Tribuna de North Jersey 1979-1987
Lawrence Ledger 1975 Lawrence Ledger
Luso Americano 1971-1988 Newark http://www.lusoamericano.com hard copy available from 1990
-present
Magyar Jovo (Hungarian Daily Journal) 1947-1950 New York
Manville News 1975 Manville
Metro West Jewish News  Newark hard copy available for 1993;
part of 1994; and 1995-present
New Brunswick Political Intelligencer 1783-1786 New Brunswick
New Jersey Afro-American  1941-1988 Newark
  New Jersey 
Amsterdam News
1971 New York Also known as Amsterdam News (NJ).
New Jersey C.I.O. News 1943-1944 & 1946-1960 Newark/Paterson
New Jersey Eagle 1820-1847 Newark
New Jersey Freeman 1844-1850 Boonton
New Jersey Freie Zeitung 1880-1930 Newark Also included on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel.
New Jersey Gazette 1777-1786 Trenton
New Jersey Herald 1938-1946, 1965-1966 Newark Also titled Newark Herald
New Jersey Journal 1779-1783 Elizabeth
N.J. Labor Herald 1946-1969 Newark
N.J. Law Journal 1878-1992 (April) Newark http://www5.law.com/nj/index.shtml hard copy available from May
1992-present
Newark Daily Advertiser 1832-1907 Newark
Newark Daily Eagle 1853-1857 Newark
Newark Daily Journal 1871-1872 & 1886-1895 Newark
Newark Daily Mercury 1849-1863 (end of 1861 and all of 1862 are missing Newark
Newark Evening Courier  1866-1875 Newark
Newark Evening Star & Newark Advertiser 1909-1916 Newark
Newark News (Newark Evening News, Newark Sunday News) 1883-1972 Newark Also on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel. Handwritten indexes available by year 1914-1972 [includes obits but not death notices], as well as subject files.
Newark Herald 1938-1946, 1965-166 Newark Also titled “New Jersey Herald”
Newark Jewish Times 1943-1945 Newark
Newark Morning Eagle 1847-1853 Newark
The Newarker 1911-1915 Newark Also in paper copy, see catalog
Newark Morning Register 1869-1886 (part of 1874 & 1875 are missing) Newark
Newark Star & Newark Advertiser 1909 Newark Part of “Newark Star Ledger”
Newark Star Eagle 1916-1939 Newark Part of “Newark Star Ledger”. Also on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel
Newark Star-Ledger 1907-1964 Newark 1907-1939 has many different titles. All boxed as “Newark Star-Ledger”. Continued as Star-Ledger.
Newark Sunday Call 1872-1946 Newark Also on “New Jersey Newspapers Anniversary Issues” reel.
Newark Times 1891-1895 Newark
Novos Rumos  1973-1980
Nuevo Coqui, El 1981-1988
Paterson People 1894-1895 Paterson
Paterson Volksfreund 1898-1909 Paterson
People’s Paper 1871 Newark
The Record 1962-2010 Hackensack http://www.bergen.com/
Rivington’s Gazette 1773-1783
Sentinel of Freedom 1796-1820 Newark Also known as Centinel of Freedom.
South Somerset News 1967-1974 Manville/Princeton
Star & Advertiser 1908-1909 Newark
Star-Ledger 1964-present Newark http://www.starledger.com
Continuation of Newark Star-Ledger. Card file index available from 1972 to 1989 [partially online]. Full text search 1989 to present [spotty in early years]. Death notice index available 1971-1999.
Sunday Record Call 1968-1969
Sunday Standard 1888-1896 Newark
Times Standard et. al. 1880-1896 Newark
Trilingual Ironbound Voices 1980-2001 Newark Also titled Ironbound Voices
Trenton True American 1908-1913 Trenton
Unity & Struggle 1974-1978 Newark Also ask about “Black Power Movement” microfilm set.
Vailsburg Leader 1959-1991 Irvington
Voce Italiana 1952-1976 Paterson
Voice of the Camden Jewish Community 1941-1961 Camden
Washington Whig 1815-1820 Bridgeton
Windsor Heights Herald 1975 Hightstown