News Agencies collect and distribute news items to a range of publishers. Among the better known news-agencies are the Associated Press and United Press International in the United States, and Reuters in the United Kingdom.
U.S. President Calvin Coolidge wears a Native American Indian headdress of the Sioux tribe as he is adopted as Chief Leading Eagle and first white chief of the tribe at the celebration of the 51st anniversary of the settlement of Deadwood, South Dakota, in 1927. From AP Images Online.
Part of Claude A. Barnett Papers/ Associated Negro Press, PN4841.A73 H63 1984
Claude A. Barnett founded the Associated Negro Press (ANP) in March 1919 and remained its director through nearly half a century of enormous social change. The ANP was the largest and longest-lived news service to supply black newspapers in the United States with news of interest to black citizens, opinion columns, reviews of books, movies, and records, and occasionally poetry, cartoons, and photographs.
Associated Press (Ancestry): In Ancestry, hit “Search,” then “Card Catalog,” and then filter by “Newspapers & Publications.”
Associated Press, Name Card Index to AP Stories, 1905-1990: This collection includes index cards that were used to catalog AP stories by name from 1905-1990. The records in this collection are linked to images of the articles they catalog, which are available in Associated Press, Stories and Newsfeatures, 1937–1985.
Associated Press, Stories and Newsfeatures, 1937-1985: This collection includes AP news stories (1937-85), which were selected by news librarians for microfilming to create an internal news archive of over 700 reels.
Associated Press, the AP World, 1943–2001: AP World Magazine began publication as The AP Interoffice in 1942 and by 1944 had developed from a mimeographed staff bulletin into a printed and illustrated magazine. With the January 1945 issue, it was renamed The AP World. Intended for both AP staff and member newspapers, the magazine has documented the work of AP journalists, described technological innovations in news transmission from the Speed Graphic camera to High Definition video and spotlighted coverage of major stories, such as World War II, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War and the Moon Landing. The magazine has also featured bureau profiles and company news, including governance and operational changes, staff achievements and historical pieces.
Associated Press, Subject Card Index to AP Stories, 1937–1985: This collection includes index cards that were used to catalog AP stories by subject from 1937–1985.
Associated Press, Service Bulletin, 1904-1927: The Service Bulletin was published from September 1904 through July 1927 with the purpose of communicating the “General Orders” of AP’s General Manager. The Service Bulletin offers a wealth of information about AP’s organization, staffing, and operation in the early 20th century.
The Claude A. Barnett papers: The Associated Negro Press, 1918-1967 – Part One: Associated Negro Press News Releases, 1928-1964. PN4882.5.B37C59 1980x Guide Part 1
The Claude A. Barnett papers: The Associated Negro Press, 1918-1967 – Part Two: Associated Negro Press Organizational Files, 1920-1966. PN4882.5.B37C59 1980x Guide Part 2
The Claude A. Barnett papers: The Associated Negro Press, 1918-1967 – Part Three: Subject Files on Black Americans, 1918-1967. PN4882.5.B37C59 1980x Guide Part 3