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Our Publication Local
308 Main St.
1051 Main St.
509 E. Main
609 E. Main
...and BOOK, too!
P.O. Box 37
Juliaetta Newspapers -- to a page containing years
1914 to 1937 available
Newspapers -- to a page containing years
1891 to 1950 available links.
Kendrick Newspapers -- to a
page containing years
1950 to July 1998 available links.
the newspapers in our service area with the vision of posting them
digitally—including a word search option, has received the Juliaetta-Kendrick
Heritage Foundation (JKHF) attention since 2011. The following people and
many general public newspaper donations have propelled this project to this
Kendrick Gazette owner LuJane Nisse lifted
the newspaper's copyright restrictions (editions beyond Jan. 1923) for this JKHF project.
Kai Eiselein donated over 75
Kendrick volumes of published newspapers that each Kendrick publisher
archived over the years. Each volume covers a year in time and is
in pristine condition.
Acquiring diverse funding made this approximately $10,000.00
valued microfilm to pdf digitization project a reality. The project value
includes over $5,000.00 of donated labor that has thus far been provided.
Two different grant parameters has caused this newspaper digitization project to have two
- In 2013 the National Endowment
for the Humanities awarded the Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS) a
$277,000 grant to begin digitizing 20% of the Society's rich collection
of historic newspapers from around the state.
Kendrick's about 1,166 issues--7,000
newspaper pages, (6.5 microfilm reels) between 1890 - Jan. 1923 was selected to be part of this
project. When completed in
two years, (Aug. 31, 2015) the pages will be available to the public online, free of charge. Better yet, the entire collection will be keyword
searchable. This digital resource will be permanently maintained
at the Library of Congress
and also available on this site with the same free, word searchable
The National Historical Publications & Records
Commission provided JKHF partial project funding on Sept. 15, 2014
digitize the balance (approximately 7,500 issues--45,000 pages and 40 reels) of the Kendrick (post
Juliaetta ISHS microfilm newspaper holdings.
This project phase with downloads to our website IS NOW completed
and available free with word search capabilities using the above links on
this page. Latah County Arts and Culture
Committee Nov. 2014 funding also contributed in a big way to this
project phase. Additional project funding thanks goes
out to the John M. &
Leslie L. Woodward
Foundation. JKHF publication funds covered the balance of this
project phase expenses.
Where To From Here?
- Distribution of the entire data base will be made
to other research localities -- Latah County Historical Society, Latah
County Library District, University of Idaho Archives and Special
Collections Library, Library of Congress, Kendrick School District.
- The ISHS 47 reels of microfilmed newspapers
contains gaps. Our hardcopy archives will be tapped to fill-in those non-digitized editions
and get them on line. Designated project funding donations for this need is being
- We continue to need from you especially
early editions. Also wanted is the 1904 "The Canyon Echo" Kendrick
paper. Juliaetta had a number of newspapers: The Gem, The Potlatch,
The Juliaetta Advance, The Free Potlatch Press, The Register, The Potlatch
Herald, The Juliaetta Enterprise, The Independent, The Juliaetta Record, and
the Juliaetta Sun. We only have copies of a few of the later newspapers. Cameron had
The Potlatch Herald and Wyckliff
Smith published the Potlatch Herald for Southwick also.
JKHF Project Contact: JKHF Board
A key digitization partner in this project has been Integra Paperless Business
Solutions . They are FANTASTIC to work with! We look forward to
continuing to use them in ALL future media conversion to a digital format needs.
If you have a similar preservation need to your media we encourage you to