Regional and Local Journalism
New York State
Carroll, Margaret Lasch. “Martin Glynn’s Newspaper Editorials: Constructing Albany’s Answers to the Irish Questions, 1913-1924.” Nordic Irish Studies 14 (2015): 111-125.
Cressman, Dale. “From Newspaper Row to Times Square: The Dispersal and Contested Identity of an Imagined Journalistic Community.” Journalism History 34:4 (Winter 2009): 182-193. NY City
Dillon, Michael J. “From Populist to Patrician: Edward H. Butler’s Buffalo News and the Crisis of Labor, 1877-1892.” American Journalism 16:1 (1999): 41-58.
Follet, Frederick. History of the Press of Western New York. reprint edition. Harrison, NY: Harbor Hill Books, 1973.
Fox, Louis H. “New York City Newspapers, 1820-1850: A Bibliography.” Papers of the Bibliographic Society of America. 21, parts 1-2. Chicago, 1927.
Hamilton, William W. The Country Printer in New York State, 1785-1830. Port Washington, NY: I.J. Friedman, 1964.
Morgan, David. The Capitol Press Corps: Newsmen and the Governing of New York State. New York: Praeger, 1978.
Roff, Sandra. “Brooklyn New York’s Lost Publishing Past Revealed: 1806-1870. Journalism History 46:2 (June 2020): 165-180.
Sumpter, Randall S. “Sensation and Century: How Four New York Dailies Covered the End of the Nineteenth Century.” American Journalism 18:3 (2001): 81-100.
Abramosko, Donald J. “Victor Lawson and the Chicago Weekly News: A Defeat.” Journalism Quarterly 43 (Spring 1966): 43-48.
Andrews, Robert. A Corner of Chicago. Boston: Little, Brown, 1963.
Banning, Stephen A. “Not Quite Professional: Bohemian and Elitist Newspaper Clubs in Nineteenth-Century Chicago.” Journalism History 40:1 (Spring 2014): 28-39.
Bekken, Jon E. “Working Class Newspapers, Community, and Consciousness in Chicago, 1880-1930.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois, 1992.
Bekken, Jon. “Labor Confronts the Chicago Newspaper Trust.” Journalism History 18 (January 1992): 11-17.
Bekken, Jon E. “The Chicago Newspaper Scene: An Ecological Perspective.” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 74 (1997): 490-500.
Dewey Johns, Elizabeth. “Chicago’s Papers and the News.” PhD dissertation, University of Chicago, 1942.
Dornfield, A.A. Behind the Front Page: The Story of the City News Bureau of Chicago. Chicago: Academy, 1983.
Erickson, John Edward. “Newspapers and Social Values: Chicago Journalism, 1890-1910.” PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 1973.
Fedler, Fred. “Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow and Other Newspaper Tales About the Chicago Fire of 1871.” American Journalism 3 (1986): 24–38.
Green, N., S. Lacy, and Jean Folkerts. “Chicago Journalists at the Turn of the Century: Bohemians All?” Journalism Quarterly 66:4 (Winter 1989): 813-821.
Griffin, Dick, and Rob Warden, eds. Done in a Day: 100 Years of Great Writing from the Chicago Daily News. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1977.
Groeninger, David V. “Chicago Imagined: The Role of Newspaper Columnists in Creating a City of the Mind, 1890–1930.” PhD dissertation, Loyola University, 2005.
Junger, Richard. Becoming the Second City: Chicago’s Mass News Media, 1833-1898. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.
Klatt, Wayne. Chicago Journalism: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.
Lorenz, Larry. “The Whitechapel Club: Defining Chicago’s Journalists in the 19th Century.” American Journalism 15, no. 1 (1998): 83–102.
McPhaul, John J. Deadlines and Moonshines: The Fabled World of Chicago Journalism. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1962.
Mayer, Gordon. “Party Rags?: Politics and the News Business in Chicago’s Party Press, 1831-71.” Journalism History 32:3 (Fall 2006): 138-146.
Peterson, Paul V. “The Chicago Daily Herald: Righting the Historical Record.” Journalism Quarterly 46 (Winter 1970): 697-701.
Rapoport, Ron, ed. From Black Sox to Three-Peats: A Century of Chicago’s Best Sports Writing from the Tribune, Sun-Times, and Other Newspapers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Schmidt, Royal. “The Chicago Daily News and Illinois Politics, 1876-1920.” Phd dissertation, University of Chicago, 1957.
Sims, Norman H. “The Chicago Style of Journalism.” PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 1979.
Solomonson, Katherine. The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition: Skyscraper Design and Cultural Change in the 1920s. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Boyd Hinds, Lynn. Broadcasting the Local News: The Early Years of Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995.
Fassett, Frederick Garner. A History of Newspapers in the District of Maine. Orono: University of Maine Press, 1932.
Hamilton, Milton W. The Country Printer. Port Washington: I.J. Friedman, 1964.
Hixson, Richard F. “The Founding of New Jersey’s First Permanent Newspaper.” Journalism Quarterly 40 (Spring 1963): 233-235.
Humphrey, Carol Sue. “The Rhode Island Pillar: Rhode Island Newspapers and the Ratification of the Constitution.” Rhode Island History 52 (1994): 48-57.
Miller, Alan Robert. The History of Current Maine Newspapers. Lisbon Falls, ME: Eastland Press, 1978.
Morse, Jarvis M. Connecticut Newspapers in the Eighteenth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935.
Preston, Dickson J. Newspapers of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Centerville, MD: Queen Anne Press, 1987.
Steirer, William. “Philadelphia Newspapers: Years of Revolution and Transition, 1764-1974.” PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1972.
Wyatt, James J. “Covering Suburbia: Newspapers, Suburbanization, and Social Change in the Postwar Philadelphia Region, 1945–1982.” PhD dissertation, Temple University, 2012.
The South and Appalachia
Acheson, Sam. News: 35,000 Days in Texas. New York: Macmillan, 1938.
Allen, Charles L. Country Journalism. New York: Nelson, 1928.
Allsopp, Fred W. History of the Arkansas Press for 100 Years and More. Little Rock: Park-Harper Publishers, 1922.
Baker, Kathleen Ann. “The Press that Cotton Built: Printing in Mobile, Alabama, 1850-1865.” PhD dissertation, University of Alabama, 2004.
Cappon, James L. Virginia Newspapers: A Bibliography and Historical Introduction. New York: Appleton-Century, 1936.
Carter, Hodding. Their Words Were Bullets: The Southern Press in War, Reconstruction, and Peace. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1970.
Casad, Dede W. Texans Behind the News: Texas Journalists of the Twentieth Century. Austin: Eakin Press, 2000.
Colistra, Rita. “The Rumble and the Dark: Regional Newspaper Framing of the Buffalo Creek Mine Disaster of 1972.” Journal of Appalachian Studies 16 (Spring–Fall 2010): 79–100.
Chute, Michael D. “Clayton Thomas Rand and the Role of the Rural Press in the Development of Mississippi.” PhD dissertation, Southern Mississippi, 2001.
Clark, E. Culpepper. “Francis Warrington Dawson: The New South Revisited.” American Journalism 3:1 (1986): 5-23. (Charleston News and Courier)
Clark, Thomas D. The Southern Country Editor. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1948.
Cox, Patrick. The First Texas News Barons. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.
Cumming, Doug. The Southern Press: Literary Legacies and the Challenge of Modernity. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2009.
Cumming, Douglas O. “Ink and Blood: Dueling as an Occupational Hazard in Southern Journalism.” Journalism History 44:1 (Spring 2018): 40-49.
Davies, David R., ed. The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2001.*
Davis, Harold E. “‘A Brave and Beautiful City’: Henry Grady and the New South.” American Journalism 5 (1988): 131–44.
Davis, Horance G., Jr. “Pensacola Newspapers, 1821-1900.” Florida Historical Quarterly 37 (1959): 419-445.
Dougan, Michael B. Community Diaries: Arkansas Newspapering, 1819-2002. August House Publishers, 2004.
Durham, Frank D. “Anti-Communism, Race, and Structuration: Newspaper Coverage of the Labor and Desegregation Movements in the South, 1932-40 and 1953-61.” Journalism and Communication Monographs 4:2 (Summer 2002).
Ellison, Rhoda C. “Newspaper Publishing in Frontier Alabama.” Journalism Quarterly 23 (September 1946): 269-301.
Ellison, Rhoda C. History and Bibliography of Alabama Newspapers of the Nineteenth Century. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1954.
Garrett Segura, Judith. Belo: From Newspapers to New Media. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009. (Texas NP history)
Garrigus, Carl E. “Profit and the Press: Georgia Newspapers from the Stamp Act to the Nullification Crisis.” PhD dissertation, Georgia State University, 1997.
Gelsanliter, David. Fresh Ink: Behind the Scenes at a Major Metropolitan Newspaper. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1995. (Dallas Morning News)
Griffith, Louis Turner, and John Erwin Talmadge. Georgia Journalism 1763-1950. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1951.
Grimes, Millard B. The Last Linotype: The Story of Georgia and its Newspapers Since World War II. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1985.
Hollis, Daniel Webster, III. An Alabama Newspaper Tradition: Grover C. Hall and the Hall Family. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1983.
Jean, Susan. “‘Warrented’ Lynchings: Narratives of Mob Violence in Southern White Newspapers, 1880–1940.” American Nineteenth Century History (London) 6 (September 2005): 351–72.
Johnson, Delores M. “Not a Story to be Told: Discourse, Race, and Myth in Huntington, West Virginia Newspapers, 1872-1972.” PhD dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1995.
King, William L. The Newspaper Press of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston: Lucas and Richardson, 1882.
Lauchlan, Angus. “The Texas Liberal Press and the Image of White Texas Masculinity, 1938–63.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 110 (April 2007): 487–512.
Leich, Jean F. “A History of Newspapers in Lincoln Parish, 1873-1923.” North Louisiana Historical Association Journal8:2 (Winter 1977): 81-86.
McMullan, T. N. Louisiana Newspapers, 1794-1961. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1965.
McMurtrie, Douglas C. Early Printing in New Orleans, 1764-1810. New Orleans: Searcy and Pfaff, 1929.
McMurtrie, Douglas C. “Pioneer Printing in Georgia.” Georgia Historical Quarterly 16:2 (1932): 77-113.
McNeely, Patricia. Fighting Words: The History of the Media in South Carolina. Columbia: South Carolina Press Association, 1998.
Makar, Scott D. “Free Press in 1940s Florida: Pennekamp v. Florida.” Journal of Supreme Court History 42:3 (November 2017): 295-313.
Margolies, Daniel S. Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization. Knoxville: University Press of Kentucky, 2006.
Merriwether, James B., ed. South Carolina Journals and Journalists. Spartanburg: Southern Studies Program, University of South Carolina, 1975.
Mooney, Jack. Printers in Appalachia: The International Printing Pressmen and Assistant’s Union in North America, 1907-1967. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Press, 1993.
NeCamp, Samantha. “The Hazel Green Herald and the ‘Idea of Appalachia.’” Journal of Appalachian Studies 17 (Spring–Fall 2011): 66–84.
Osthaus, Carl R. Partisans of the Southern Press: Editorial Spokesmen of the Nineteenth Century. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994.
Parry, Janine A., and Dusty Higgins. “Arkansas’s Cartoon Campaign Advertisements, 1942-1970.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 77:3 (Autumn 2018): 208-249. Political ads
Risley, Ford. “The Savannah Morning News as a Penny Paper: Independent, but Hardly Neutral.” American Journalism16:4 (1999): 19-36.
Simpson, Edgar. “Pressing the Press: W.E. Chilton’s Investigation of Newspaper Owners.” Journalism History 36:4 (Winter 2011): 196-206. Charleston, West Virginia
Skates, John Ray. “From Enchantment to Disillusionment: A Southern Editor Views the New Deal.” Southern Quarterly 5 (1967): 363-380.
Stafford, Thomas. Afflicting the Comfortable: Journalism and Politics in West Virginia. Morgantown: University of West Virginia Press, 2005.
Stem, Thad, Jr. Tar Heel Press. Charlotte: Heritage Printers, 1973.
Stroupe, Henry S. The Religious Press in the South Atlantic States, 1802-1865. Durham: Duke University Press, 1956.
Teel, Leonard Ray. “W.A. Scott and the Atlanta World.” American Journalism 6, no. 3 (1989): 158–78.
Tobin, Sidney. “The Early New Deal in Baton Rouge as Viewed by the Daily Press.” Louisiana History 10 (1969): 307-337.
Underwood, James Lowell. Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press. Charleston: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.
Wheeler, Joseph Towne. The Maryland Press, 1777-1790. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1938.
Williams, King E. The Press of Alabama: A History of the Alabama Press Association. Birmingham: Alabama Press Association, 1997.
Woody, Robert H. The Republican Press of South Carolina. Charlottesville: Historical Publishing Co., 1936.
Zimmer, Roxanne M. “The Urban Daily Press: Baltimore, 1797-1816.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Iowa, 1982.
The “Frontier,” the Midwest, and the West
Abbott, Carl. Boosters and Businessmen: Popular Economic Thought and Urban Growth in the Antebellum Middle West. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981.
Ahmad, Diana. “Virginia City’s Fledgling Police Force Takes on Journalists and Opium, 1870s–1880s.” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 54 (nos. 1–4, 2011): 126–141.
Alinsky, Marvin. “Arizona’s First Newspaper, The Weekly Arizonan, 1859.” New Mexico Historical Review 34 (April 1959): 134-143.
Allen, Charles L. Country Journalism. New York: Nelson, 1928.
Alter, J. Cecil. Early Utah Journalism. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1970. reprint of 1936 edition.
Armstrong, Robert D. “‘Impenetrable Obscurity’: The Comptroller, the Secretary, and Territorial Printing.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 99 (September 2005): 411–25.
Armstrong, Robert D. “‘I Scornfully Rejected the Terms’: Wyoming Territory’s Public Printing, 1870–74.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 101 (March 2007): 73–89.
Ashton Jr., Wendell. Voice in the West: Biography of a Frontier Newspaper. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1950. Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah
Berardi, Gayle K., and Thomas W. Segady. “The Development of African-American Newspapers in the American West: A Sociohistorical Perspective”. The Journal of Negro History. 75: 3/4 (1990): 96–111.
Barker, Eugene C. “Notes on Early Texas Newspapers, 1819-1836.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 21:2 (October 1917): 127-144.
Bennion, Sherlyn Cox. Equal to the Occasion: Women Editors of the Nineteenth Century West. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1990.
Berens, Charlyne, and Nancy Mitchell. “Parallel Tracks, Same Terminus: The Role of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers and Railroads in the Settlement of Nebraska.” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Fall 2009): 287–300.
Bernhardt, Mark. “The Selling of Sex, Sleaze, Scuttlebutt, and other Shocking Sensations: The Evolution of New Journalism in San Francisco, 1887-1900.” American Journalism 28:3 (Fall 2011): 111-142.
Black, Susan Easton. “The Frontier Guardian.” BYU Studies 49:1 (2010): 135-159.
Blumberg, Nathan B. A Century of Montana Journalism. Missoula: Mountain Press Co., 1971.
Boles, Frank. “Michigan Newspapers: A Two-Hundred-Year Review.” Michigan Historical Review 36 (Spring 2010): 31–69.
Brier, Warren J., and Nathan Blumberg. A Century of Montana Journalism. Missoula: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1971.
Brinegar, David F. “Arizona’s First Chain Journalists.” Journal of Arizona History 24 (Spring 1983): 73-88.
Butler, James H. “Indiana Newspapers, 1829-1860.” Indiana Magazine of History 22 (September 1926): 297-333.
Cloud, Barbara. The Business of Newspapers on the Western Frontier. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1992.
Cloud, Barbara. The Coming of the Frontier Press: How the West was Really Won. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2008.
Collins, Ross F. “Cattle Barons and Ink Slingers: How Cow Country Journalists Created a Great American Myth.” American Journalism 24:3 (Summer 2007): 7-29.
Connelley, William E. History of Kansas Newspapers: A History of the Newspapers and Magazines Published in Kansas from the Organization of Kansas Territory, 1854, to January 1, 1916. Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1916.
Cottman, George S. “The Early Newspapers of Indiana.” Indiana Quarterly Magazine of History 2:3 (September 1906): 107-121.
Dagenais, Julie. “Newspaper Language as an Active Agent in the Building of a Frontier Town.” American Speech 42-2 (May 1967): 114-121.
Dary, David. Red Blood and Black Ink: Journalism in the Old West. New York: Knopf, 1998.
Davidson, Levette Jay. “O.J. Goldrick, Pioneer Journalist.” Colorado Magazine 8 (January 1936): 26-37.
Doll, Louis W. A History of Newspapers of Ann Arbor, 1829-1920. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1958.
Eldredge, Michael S. “William Glasmann: Ogden’s Progressive Newspaperman and Politician.” Utah Historical Quarterly 81 (Fall 2013): 304–324.
Endres, Fred F. “We Want Money and Must Have it: Profile of an Ohio Weekly, 1841-1847.” Journalism History 7 (Summer 1980): 68-71.
Evans, James F. “Clover Leaf: The Good Luck Chain, 1899-1973.” Journalism Quarterly 46 (Autumn 1969): 482-491. Midwest regional newspaper chain
Fowler, Giles. “Unsung Jazz: How Kansas City Papers Missed the Story.” Journalism History 22:2 (Summer 1996): 64-72.
Fridtjof Halaas, David. Boom Town Newspapers: Journalism of the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, 1854-1881. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1981.
Friesen, Ruth. “Newspapers Spread the News from Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Trail.” Wagon Tracks 34:2 (February 2020): 13-21.
Fry, John J. “Good Farming-Clear Thinking-Right Living: Midwestern Farm Newspapers, Social Reform, and Rural Readers in the Early Twentieth Century.” Agricultural History 78:1 (Winter 2004): 34-49.
Fry, John J. The Farm Press, Reform and Rural Change, 1895-1920. New York: Routledge, 2005.
Garfrerick, Beth H. “A History of Weekly Community Newspapers in the United States.” PhD dissertation, University of Alabama, 2009.
Garfrerick, Beth. “Syndicates Attempt to Sway Public Opinion as a ‘Silent Partner’ of the Country Press, 1900-1950.” Journalism History 46:1 (2020): 16-31.
Garza, Melita M. “Sword and Cross in San Antonio: Reviving the Spanish Conquest in Depression-Era News Coverage.” Journalism History 39:4 (Winter 2014): 198-207.
Gilluly, Sam. The Press Gang: A Century of Montana Newspapers, 1885-1985. Helena: Montana Press Association, 1985.
Gragg, Larry Dale. “Protecting a City’s Image: The Death of Las Vegas Beat, 1961.” Studies in Popular Culture 34 (Fall 2011): 1–22.
Gribben, Brian. “Waving the Bloody Newsprint: Partisan Coverage of Populism in Ellis County, Kansas, 1891–1896.” Heritage of the Great Plains 44 (Summer 2011): 5–13.
Gurian, Jay. “Sweetwater Journalism and Western Myth.” Annals of Wyoming 36 (April 1964): 79-88.
Gutgesell, Stephen, ed. Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973. Columbus, 1974.
Hage, George S. Newspapers on the Minnesota Frontier, 1849-1860. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1967.
Halaas, David F. Boomtown Newspapers: Journalism on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1981.
Hall, Martin H. “The Mesilla Times, A Journal of Confederate Arizona.” Arizona and the West 5 (Winter 1963): 337-351.
Hamilton, James F. “Newspapers, Migration, and Small Town Culture.” Journalism History 14 (Spring 1987): 78-85.
Hartley, Robert E. “The East St. Louis Journal and Its Soldiers in the War on Crime, 1945–1965.” Journal of Illinois History 13 (Autumn 2010): 166–188.
Hedges, Andrew H. “News from Salt Lake, 1847-1849.” Utah Historical Quarterly 84:3 (Summer 2016): 216-235.
Heuterman, Thomas H. “Assessing the ‘Press on Wheels:’ Individualism in Frontier Journalism.” Journalism Quarterly 53 (Autumn 1976): 423-428.
Highton, Jake. Nevada Newspaper Days: A History of Journalism in the Silver State. Tracy, CA: Heritage West Books, 1990.
Homsher, Lola. A Guide to Wyoming Newspapers, 1867-1967. Cheyenne: Wyoming State Library, 1971.
Hooper, Osman C. The History of Ohio Journalism, 1793-1933. New York: Macmillan, 1924.
Houseman, Robert L. “Early Montana Territorial Journalism as a Reflection of the Frontier in the New Northwest.” PhD dissertation, University of Missouri, 1934.
Houseman, Robert L. “The Frontier Journals of Western Montana.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 29 (July 1938): 269-275.
Huefner, Michael S., and Shauna Anderson Young. “Joseph E. Johnson: Author of Frontier News, Promotion, and Progress.” Great Plains Quarterly 33 (Summer 2013): 141–159.
Hufford, Kenneth. The Arizona Gazette, a Forgotten Voice in Arizona Journalism.” Journal of Arizona History 7 (Winter 1966): 182-187.
Hufford, Kenneth. “P.W. Dooner: Pioneer Editor in Tucson.” Arizona and the West 10 (Spring 1968): 25-42.
Huntzicker, William E. “Historians and the American Frontier Press.” American Journalism 5 (1988): 28-47.
Johnson, Michael K. Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African-American West. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
Karolovitz, Robert F. Newspapering in the Old West. New York: Bonanza Books, 1965.
Karolovitz, Robert F. With a Shirt Tail Full of Type: The Story of Newspaper in South Dakota. Brookings: South Dakota Press Association, 1982.
Katz, William A. “The Western Printer and His Publications, 1850-1890.” Journalism Quarterly 44 (Winter 1967): 708-714.
Keen, Elizabeth. ” Wyoming Frontier Newspapers.” Annals of Wyoming 33 (October 1961): 133-158.
Keen, Elizabeth. “Wyoming Frontier Newspapers: The Newspapermen.” Annals of Wyoming 34 (April 1962): 61-84.
Kerstetter, Todd. “Mobocratic Feeling”: Religious Outsiders, the Popular Press, and the American West.” American Journalism 20:1 (Winter 2003): 57-72.
Kingenfelter, Richard E., and Karen Rix Gash. The Newspapers of Nevada: A History and Bibliography, 1854-1979. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1984.
Kinley, Kylie. “Growing Up on the Farm: Nebraska Farm Youth Pages, 1904–1965.” Nebraska History 90 (Winter 2009): 170–179.
Kirk, Andrew Taylor. “Dens of Hell in the Cities of Zion: Newspaper Coverage of Opium Abuse in Territorial Utah, 1869-96.” Journalism History 35:4 (Winter 2010): 229-237.
Knight, Oliver. “The Owyhee Avalanche: The Frontier Newspaper as Catalyst in Social Change.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 58 (April 1967): 74-81.
Kokeny, Andrea. “The Construction of Anglo-American Identity in the Republic of Texas, as Reflected in the Telegraph and Texas Register.” Journal of the Southwest 46:2 (Summer 2004): 282-308.
Lent, John A. “The Press on Wheels: A History of the Frontier Index.” Journal of the West 10 (1971): 662-699.
Lingenfelter, Richard E., and Karen Rix Gash. The Newspapers of Nevada: A History and Bibliography. Salt Lake City: University of Nevada Press, 1984.
Lorenz, Alfred Lawrence. “Out of Sorts and Out of Cash:’ Problems of Publishing in Wisconsin Territory, 1833-1848.” Journalism History 3 (Summer 1976): 34-39, 63.
Lutrell, Estelle. Newspapers and Periodicals of Arizona, 1859-1911. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1950.
Lynn, William H. The Pioneer Editor in Missouri. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1965.
Lyon, William H. “The Significance of Newspapers on the American Frontier.” Journal of the West (1980): 3-13.
Lyon, William H. Those Old Yellow Dog Days: Frontier Journalism in Arizona 1859-1912. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994.
McEnteer, James. Fighting Words: Independent Journalists in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.
McLaws, Monte B. Spokesman for the Kingdom: Early Mormon Journalism and Desert News, 1830-1898. Provo: Brigham Young University Press, 1977.
McMurtrie, Douglas C. “The History of Early Printing in New Mexico, with a Bibliography of Known Issues, 1834-1860.” New Mexico Historical Review 4 (October 1929): 372-410.
McMurtrie, Douglas C., and Albert H. Allen. Early Printing in Colorado. Denver: Hirschfield Press, 1935.
McMurtrie, Douglas C. “The Public Printing of the First Territorial Legislature of Colorado.” Colorado Magazine 13 (March 1936): 72-78.
McNay, John T. “Breaking the Copper Collars: Press Freedom, Professionalism, and the History of Montana Journalism.” American Journalism 25:1 (winter 2008): 99-123.
McWilliams, James. Mark Twain in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, 1874-1891. Albany: Winston Publishing Co., 1997.
Mahoney, Timothy R. “The Rise and Fall of the Booster Ethos in Dubuque, 1850-1861.” Annals of Iowa 61 (Fall 2002): 371-419.
Marshall, Lawrence W. “Early Denver History as Told by Contemporary Newspaper Advertisements.” Colorado Magazine 8 (September 1931): 161-173.
Meyers, John M. Print in a Wild Land. Garden City: Doubleday, 1967.
Miles, George. “The Press in the West: A Roundup of Recent Work.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 99 (September 2005): 445–58.
Miner, Craig. “Editor Clumer Buys a Press.” Kansas History 30 (Summer 2007): 92–111.
Moehring, Eugene P. “Promoting the Varied Interests of the New and Rising Community: The Booster Press on Nevada’s Mining Frontier, 1859-1885.” Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 42 (Summer 1999): 91-118.
Mueller, James E. Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and the Little Bighorn. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013.
Myers, Rex. “Montana Editors and the Custer Battle.” Montana: A Magazine of Western History 26 (April 1976): 18-31.
Nichols, Roger L. “Printers’ Ink and Red Skins: Western Newspapermen and the Indians.” Kansas Quarterly 3 (Fall 1971): 82-88.
Norris, Wendell W. “The Transient Frontier Weekly as a Stimulant to Homesteading.” Journalism Quarterly 30 (Winter 1953): 44-48.
Norton, Wesley. Religious Newspapers of the Old Northwest to 1861. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1977.
Oehlerts, Donald E., Comp. A Guide to Colorado Newspapers, 1859-1963. Denver: Bibliographical Center For Research, 1964.
Oehlerts, Donald E. Guide to Wisconsin Newspapers: 1833-2000. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society, 2002.
Perkin, Robert L. The First Hundred Years: An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News. New York: Doubleday, 1959.
Pfeiffer, Benjamin. “The Role of Joseph E. Jonson and His Pioneer Newspapers in the Development of Territorial Nebraska.” Nebraska History 40 (June 1979): 119-136.
Purcell, George W. “A Survey of Early Newspapers in the Middle Western States.” Indiana Magazine of History 20:4 (December 1924): 347-363.
Reed, V. Delbert. “A Last Hurrah for the Frontier Press.” American Journalism 6 (1989): 65-85.
Reilly, Hugh J. Native American: Yesterday and Today: The Frontier Newspapers and the Convergence of the Plains Indian Wars. (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010)
Russell, F.A. “The Newspaper and Periodical Publishing Industry in Illinois from 1880-1915.” PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 1916.
Russo, David J. “The Origins of Local News in the U.S. Country Press, 1840s-1870s.” Journalism Monographs, no. 65 (Feb. 1980).
Savage, William W. “Newspapers and Local History: A Critique of Robert R. Dykstra’s The Cattle Towns.” Journal of the West 10 (July 1971): 572-577.
Scharlott, Bradford W. “The Influence of the Telegraph on Wisconsin Newspaper Growth.” Journalism Quarterly 66 (Autumn 1989): 710-715.
Schmitt, Jo Ann. Fighting Editors: The Story of Editors Who Faced Six-shooters with Pens and Won. San Antonio: The Nagler Co., 1958.
Scott, Frank W. Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879. Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1910.
Seigel, Peggy. “A ‘Fearless Editor’ in a Changing World: Fort Wayne’s Jesse Greene.” Indiana Magazine of History 113:4 (December 2017): 309-340.
Shulman, Stuart W. “The Progressive Era Farm Press: A Primer on a Neglected Source of Journalism History.” Journalism History 25:1 (Spring 1999): 26-35.
Sibley, Marilyn M. Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers Before the Civil War. College Station: Texas A&M Press, 1983.
Sim, John C. The Grass Roots Press: America’s Community Press. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1969.
Simpson, Lee M. A., ed. “Boosterism in the West.” Journal of the West 42 (Fall 2003). Special Issue
Sloan, Wm. David. “The Frontier Press, 1800-1900: Personal Journalism or Paltry Business?” in Perspectives in Mass Communication History. Hillsdale, NJ, 1991.
Stratton, Porter A. The Territorial Press of New Mexico, 1834-1912. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1969.
Swibold, Dennis. “Anaconda Sheds Its Press: The Story behind the Company’s Decision to Sell Its Newspapers.” Montana 56 (Summer 2006): 2–15.
Swibold, Dennis L. Copper Chorus: Mining, Politics, and the Montana Press, 1889-1959. Helena: Montana Historical Society Press, 2006.
Thornton, Vic. “Tucson’s Pioneer Newspaper.” Arizona Highways 20 (January 1944): 37-40.
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