EXCITING - Historic Digital Archive of Ethnikos Kirix/National Herald available to the public for FREE
After a long-awaited 105 years, the Ethnikos Kirix/National Herald digital archive will be available to the public for free thanks to the generous grant of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
As the longest continuously printed Greek-language daily newspaper outside of Greece, this Archive will offer Greeks and Philhellenes alike a newspaper database to research our Community’s rich history. Researchers will able to track its incredible growth and evolution, decade after decade, and read about the fascinating and moving challenges, struggles and triumphs of our Greek immigrant friends and family.
With just a few keystrokes and a couple of clicks, members of our Community will be able to search for their families’ histories in America and beyond.
The history of Hellenism in the United States, as well as around the world, has been printed in the Greek language on the pages of the National Herald from the day of its foundation on April 2, 1915 and in the English language from October 18, 1997. With the help and generosity of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, this invaluable history book will exist in perpetuity for all the generations to come.
Please visit our websites (ekirikas.com & thenationalherald.com) this weekend to access this historic archive. Let us know what you think and what you find! We look forward to hearing from you.