Friday, July 17, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 17 July 2015



Recently, I found the following articles and items regarding historic newspapers:
Also:
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has updated several hundred of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from all six states, the Australian Capital Territory, and the Northern Territory.
  • The Library of Congress' Chronicling America has updated 56 of its titles with more content from Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
  • The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program has added 11 titles to its collection from the cities of Albany, Astoria, Heppner, Hood River, Monmouth, Pendleton, Salem, and Spray.
  • Since March, GenealogyBank has added 444 new historical digitized titles and updated 46 historical digital titles with more content. They have also added transcribed obituaries from 78 new non-digitized, current newspapers. These include newspapers from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • In February, the Fulton (New York) Postcard Old Newspaper site updated its digitized collection with 105 titles. These include 62 titles from New York, as well as titles from Arkansas, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and the country of Sierra Leone.

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 17 April 2015



Recently, I found the following articles regarding historic newspapers:
Also:
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has updated 34 of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria.

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

US, Australia, and Canada Updates



Florida - four new titles for Lauderdale County from Google News Archive

Idaho - one new title from the Library of Congress

Illinois - one new and one updated title from the Library of Congress

Iowa - four new titles for Wayne County from Advantage-Preservation; 25 new titles for Appanoose County from Advantage-Preservation

Louisiana - three new titles from the Library of Congress

Minnesota - 26 new titles from the Library of Congress

Mississippi - 22 new titles from the Library of Congress

Nebraska - three new titles from North Bend Public Library

New Jersey - corrected two links to New Brunswick Free Public Library; added two new links from Rockaway Township Public Library

New York - corrected 84 links to New York State Historic Newspapers from old Northern New York Historical Newspapers and Rochester Regional Library Council site

Oregon - eight new and four updated titles from the Library of Congress; 20 new and eight updated titles from Historic Oregon Newspapers

Virginia - one new title from Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Washington - removed link to Seattle Post-Intelligencer, pending updated info from webmaster

Wisconsin - three new titles for Milwaukee from Google News Archive

Tasmania - corrected the spelling of Launceston; also updated range of dates for Examiner

Ontario - one new title from Google News Archive

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Friday, April 10, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 10 April 2015



Recently, I found the following articles regarding historic newspapers:
Also:
  • The Library of Congress' Chronicling America has updated 32 of its titles with more content from Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, and West Virginia.
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has updated 70 of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 27 March 2015



Recently, I found the following article regarding historic newspapers:
Also:
  • The Library of Congress' Chronicling America has updated 10 of its titles with more content from Idaho, North Dakota, and South Carolina.
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has updated 25 of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria.
  • The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program has added one title to its collection, Spilyay Tymoo, the current newspaper of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 20 March 2015 (A Day Late)



Recently, I found the following articles regarding historic newspapers:
Also:
  • The Library of Congress' Chronicling America has updated 17 of its titles with more content from Mississippi.
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has updated 35 of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria.
  • GenealogyBank added 31 new titles and updated 11 titles with more content. These include newspapers from Alabama, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington
  • March 16 was the 188th anniversary of the founding of the first black newspaper in the United States, Freedom's Journal, which was published in New York City.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Friday Finds in Newspapers: 13 March 2015



Recently, I found the following article regarding historic newspapers:
  • Women's History Month 2015: Newspapers by Gena Philibert-Ortega at Gena's Genealogy - Gena points out that while it may be difficult to research our female ancestors, historical newspapers make it easier.
Also:
  • The Library of Congress' Chronicling America has updated two of its titles with more content from Ohio.
  • The National Library of Australia's Trove has update  eight of its titles with more content. These include newspapers from Queensland, Tasmania, and Victoria.

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