Newspaper Digital Collections

Read through past issues of Western Michigan University-related and Kalamazoo-area newspapers.

Collections

  • Western Herald Archive

    The longest-running publication on Western Michigan University’s campus, includes an almost complete run of the newspaper from 1916 to 2009.

    Western Herald Archive

  • Focus

    An African-American newspaper based in Kalamazoo, published bi-weekly from June 1965 to July 1966 and monthly after that. In April 1968, the name was changed to Focus News.

    Focus

  • Focus News

    Kalamazoo’s longest, continuously produced newspaper reporting on news of interest to the African-American community, published from 1968 to 1982.

    Focus News

  • The Kalamazoo Angelus

    Weekly Catholic newspaper featuring news of area Catholic churches, schools and organizations, began publication on April 23, 1893. The newspaper changed its name to The Kalamazoo Augustinian in June 1893.

    Issues not digitized are at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center.

    The Kalamazoo Angelus

  • The Kalamazoo Augustinian

    Successor to The Kalamazoo Angelus newspaper featuring news of area Catholic churches, schools and organizations, began publication on June 18, 1893. The newspaper changed its name to The Augustinian in July 1905.

    Issues not digitized are at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center.

    The Kalamazoo Augustinian

  • The Augustinian

    Successor to The Kalamazoo Augustinian and featured news of area Catholic churches, schools and organizations, began publication on July 8, 1905, and continued until the 1930s.

    Issues not digitized are at the Zhang Legacy Collections Center.

    The Augustinian

  • Kalamazoo News

    Alternative weekly newspaper focusing primarily on regional news, published by John Prange from Aug. 23, 1979, to Feb. 19, 1987.

    Kalamazoo News

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