Neighborhood Newspapers of San Francisco Digital Scanning Project
|View the collection of digitized newspapers, which is growing by the week!|
We are a collaborative of SF neighborhood history groups comprised of:
Bernal History Project
Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project
Potrero Hill Archives
Shaping San Francisco
Visitacion Valley History Project
Western Neighborhoods Project
Noe Valley Voice
We are community history groups in San Francisco who have come together to:
1) share resources around local history gathering and dissemination;
2) influence the discourse of local history;
3) amplify work done by local historians that is often isolated work; and
4) promote more collaboration around local history.
We identified several underutilized large collections of neighborhood history in the form of neighborhood newspapers—some now out of print—which we are working together with the Internet Archive to digitize and make available as historical resources. The papers we are working to scan and integrate into the collection are:
North Mission News, Mission News, & New Mission News
The Potrero View,
Glen Park News & Glen Park Perspective
Visitacion Valley Grapevine,
Noe Valley Voice,
Bernal Journal, Bernal Heights Journal, & New Bernal Journal
PLUS a special collection of newspapers published around the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake including the additional papers El Tecolote & The New Fillmore
Coming soon: Sunnyside News
Interested in volunteering your time with us to help scan and digitize? We also need help identifying the various topics covered in the newspaper articles and entering them as keyword metadata for the archival collection.
If you have a San Francisco neighborhood newspaper archive you would like us to consider including, let us know.
Please email us to find out how to get involved.