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Local Historical Publications

Genealogy ArchivesGet a glimpse of the past with new digital access to some of our most unique holdings! Stark County District Library just added over 90 years of historical local out-of-print publications to our website.

Previously only available on microfilm, the digital archives include over 180,000 pages of publications dating back to 1840 and can be searched from anywhere via computer browser. Check out articles from the day the NFL was created (right here in Canton) or the day the Titanic sank. Publications include:

  • Canton Daily News
  • Canton Morning News
  • Canton Evening News
  • Canton News Democrat
  • Canton City Directories 1859 - 1930
  • Democratic Transcript
  • News Democrat
  • Stark County Democrat
  • Stark County Republican
  • Stark County Tax Duplicate 1809 - 1838


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