Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Filling the Gap: Library Saves 'Lost' Newspapers


January 14, 2021

Tony Teal, left, Micrographics Technician at Tennessee State Library and Archives, returned the original newspapers to Library Directore Crystal Nash along with a microfilmed copy of the newspapers for the public to view.

Fifteen previously thought "lost" local newspapers are now available on microfilm at Lewis County Public Library and Archives. Included in this collection are ten issues of the Hohenwald Herald dating from 1907 to 1912 and five issues of the Lewis County Herald dating from 1924 through 1944. Working together with the Tennessee State Library and Archives to complete this preservation and microfilming project, the local library has made these rare snapshots of our county's history accessible to our community.

Although the local and state library both maintain microfilmed Lewis County news...

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