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GHNP API

This site provides a JSON API for researchers and digital humanists.

Endpoints

URL Scheme Description Expected Response Notes Example
https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/newspapers.json Data about all available newspaper titles. LCCN, Title and URL for each title Details for all Titles
https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/{lccn}.json Data about Title corresponding to LCCN number. Includes URLs for information about each available Issue Details for Flagpole Title
https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/{lccn}/{issue_date}/ed-{edition_number}.json Data about an Issue from a given day and edition. Includes links to Page data and Batch Details about the March 25, 1895 Issue of Red & Black
https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/{lccn}/{issue_date}/ed-{edition_number}/seq-{page_number}.json Data about a Page of an Issue from a given day and edition. Page information Does not include OCR, PDF or IIIF manifest URLs if batch is thought to still be protected by copyright. Details Page 2 of the March 25, 1895 Issue of Red & Black
https://gahistoricnewspapers.galileo.usg.edu/lccn/{lccn}/{issue_date}/ed-{edition_number}/seq-{page_number}/ocr.txt Raw OCR text a Page of an Issue from a given day and edition. OCR plaintext from Page image Uncorrected OCR and without formatting. Returns HTTP if Issue is thought to still be protected by copyright. OCR text of Page 2 of the March 25, 1895 Issue of Red & Black