Public News online

The cover of the first issue of Public News. Features a picture of Wendy O. Williams of the Plasmatics.
1st edition of Public News

We’re happy to announce that one of Houston’s alternative weeklies is now digitized. Last year, Craig Keyzer donated his early run of Public News. We thought it would be a great newspaper to digitize. We were able to do this with funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) project “Digitizing hidden selections of Houston’s African American and Jewish heritage” grant.

We will eventually have Public News in our repository, but now you can view 88 issues from the first three years of the publication via The Portal to Texas History

As part of the same grant, UNT has helped us digitize a variety of newsletters and papers, including:

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