August 1, 2014

Digitization: More Pennsylvania Newspapers Coming to Chronicling America

From the Lebanon Daily News: The Pennsylvania project has been awarded two grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities so far. In the first grant cycle, a selection of newspapers from Pennsylvania’s top population centers of the time period (Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton and Lancaster) was digitized. It has been in the second cycle that […]

Newspaper Digitization: Chronicling America Passes 4 Million Digitized Pages Online Mark

Kudos to all involved in this important and useful project. From the Chronicling America Web Site: Last week, the Library of Congress updated the Chronicling America Web site with more than 190,000 additional newspaper pages in various titles. The site now provides access to more than 4.1 million searchable newspaper pages from 581 newspaper titles, […]

Kansas: "Historical Society Digitizes Old Newspapers"

From the Topeka Capitol Journal: Kansas has been awarded additional funding by the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue its participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program, according to Kansas Historical Society officials. As a result, the Kansas Historical Society will digitize an additional 100,000 pages of Kansas newspapers, dating from 1836-1922. Kansas was […]