The Kankakee Daily Journal

In May 2019, the Small family and the Daily Journal provided copyright clearance for the Kankakee Public Library to digitize the microfilm archive of the Daily Journal for the purpose of making it available via the internet to the general public free of charge. The Kankakee Public Library used gift funds and grant support from the Community Foundation in order to digitize the Daily Journal microfilm. Olivet Nazarene University and Benner Library host the archive in their Institutional Repository, Digital Commons @ Olivet.

Copyright clearance covers July 1854 through one year before the current date. However, only the years 1854-2014 have been digitized from microfilm. As time permits, these files are manually combined into issues and added to this website.

Issues currently available online are:
  • 1920 (Feb)
  • 1923 (three issues)
  • 1930 - 1931(Jun)
  • 1937 (Sep 29)
  • 1938 -1939 (May 20, Dec 20-30)
  • 1940 (Oct 19)
  • 1941 - 1943 (Apr 24)
  • 1944 (Apr)
  • 1945 (Jun)
  • 1946 (Mar 15)
  • 1947 - 1950 (Apr 15)
  • 1954 (Apr 9)
  • 1955 -1965

Title history:
  • Kankakee Gazette
  • Evening Democrat
  • Kankakee County Democrat
  • Kankakee Daily Gazette
  • Kankakee Daily Republican
  • Daily Journal

Thank you to the Small Family and the Daily Journal for sharing your treasure with our community.

ACCESS
  • Scroll down to access scanned files from the microfilm archive.
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  • These .pdf files are large and may require several patient minutes to download, especially for those with a slower internet connection.
  • The microfilm collection of Kankakee Daily Journal is housed at The Kankakee Public Library. Microfilm search requests can be made via email to Carol Zoladz at czoladz@lions-online.org. For best results, please provide a month and year date range to be searched.

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Submissions from 1920

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January 23, 1920 (Friday) Kankakee Weekly Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 22, 1920 (Thursday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 21, 1920 (Wednesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 20, 1920 (Tuesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 19, 1920 (Monday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 17, 1920 (Saturday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 16, 1920 (Friday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 16, 1920 (Friday) Kankakee Weekly Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 15, 1920 (Thursday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 14, 1920 (Wednesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 13, 1920 (Tuesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 12, 1920 (Monday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 10, 1920 (Saturday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 09, 1920 (Friday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 08, 1920 (Thursday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 07, 1920 (Wednesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 06, 1920 (Tuesday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 05, 1920 (Monday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 03, 1920 (Saturday) Kankakee Daily Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal

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January 02, 1920 (Friday) Kankakee Weekly Republican, Kankakee Daily Journal