Boost Your Genealogy Research With Newspapers

By Kenneth R Marks | Find out how to get articles about your ancestors' family history via historic, old and new newspapers.

Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 10 - Newspapers at the Library

This is part of a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find ancestor …

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Historic Hispanic and Portuguese American Newspapers

For those of you who have some Hispanic or Portuguese in your family tree, there are many Hispanic and Portuguese American newspapers that have been …

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Nevada to Digitize and Make Available Online Two Important Historical Newspapers

The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries has just announced that they have received a grant from the Commission for the Las Vegas …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 9 - Use Abbreviations

This is part of a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find ancestor …

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Historic American Labor and Union Newspapers

Union membership was about 15% in the 1930's and peaked at about 35% in the 1950's in the U.S. Currently, union membership ps about 10%, even though …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 8 - Use Hyphenated Search

This is part of a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find ancestor …

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Historic American Farming Newspapers

Over 35% of American families were involved in agriculture in the late 19th century. It is down to less than 5% today and certainly higher than 35% …

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Arizona to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of Arizona has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to their …

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Advantage Preservation Adds 800 Thousand Historical Newspaper Pages - August, 2017

In February, 2017, I published a list of the catalog of online historical newspapers from over 400 different collections put together by the …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 6 - Change Your Searches

This is part of a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find ancestor …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 5 - Boolean Searches

This is part of a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find ancestor …

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African-American Online Historical Newspapers Summary

The <b>Freedom's Journal</b>, pictured here, is reported to be the first African American newspaper published in the United States. Since then, hundreds of …

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Historic Jewish American Newspapers Online

For those of you who have Jewish ancestry in your family tree, there are lots of Jewish-American newspapers that have been published over the last …

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Historic U.S. Free Online Protestant Newspapers

For those of you who have Protestant ancestors in your family tree, there are lots of newspapers that have been published in the past that may help …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 2 - Search Basics

This is part of a a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find …

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Historical Newspaper Research - Lesson 1 - Where To Find

This is the first in a series of educational posts, intended to provide you with information that will rapidly improve the skills needed to find …

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Historic German American Newspapers Online

​For those of you who have some German in your family tree, there are several German-American newspapers that have been published over the last …

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Historic U.S. and Canada Free Online Catholic Newspapers

• For those of you who have Catholic ancestry in your family tree, there are lots of newspapers that have been published in the past that may help you …

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Georgia to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of Georgia has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to their …

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August, 2017

The "Search Multiple Historic Newspaper Collections All At Once" website, <b>elephind.com</b> has just published an update, that includes many more items and …

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Chronicling America Updates - August, 2017

​Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historic newspapers, regularly updates their collection.<p>…

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A Revealing Interview With Advantage Preservation's COO Jeff Kiley

​<p>​<p>I started focusing on newspaper research several years ago, after I discovered that for genealogy purposes, old newspapers could give me …

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6 Best Free U. S. Online Historical Newspaper Collections

I have been an historic newspaper research addict for a long time. In the past several years I have decided to ratchet up my interest and share what …

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North Dakota to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of North Dakota has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to …

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Delaware to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of Delaware has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to …

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Florida and Puerto Rico to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of Florida has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages for …

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NY State Historic Newspapers Adds 440,000 Pages - June/July, 2017

If you follow this website at all, you know that I from time to time update the free online historical newspapers that are available for you to …

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West Virginia to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of West Virginia has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to …

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Connecticut to Add 100,000 Historical Newspaper Pages to Chronicling America

The State of Connecticut has just announced that they have received funding that will enable the state to add 100,000 historical newspaper pages to …

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