The Wilmington Journal Collection, 1953-1977

Resource Advisory: 

For physical access to this collection, contact the North Carolina Room at the downtown branch of the New Hanover County Public Library.

This collection contains copies of the local, weekly African-American newspaper, The Wilmington Journal, which was founded in Wilmington, N.C. in 1901. Thirteen digital copies are included here--twelve before the paper's burning in 1971 and one after. The New Hanover County Public Library has microfilmed copies from 1974 to 1982, available at the North Carolina Room of the downtown branch. Original physical copies, from 1983 through the present, are also available at the library.