December 5, 2020

U.S. Newspaper Digitization: 165,000 Pages Added to Chronicling America

From an LC Announcement:

[Last] week the Library of Congress added more than 165,500 historic newspaper pages to the Chronicling America Web site.

This update includes new titles from Nebraska, Louisiana, Hawaii, Utah, Texas, and Virginia, as well as many issues added for existing titles. The site now includes more than 3.4 million pages from 457 titles published between 1860 and 1922 in 22 states and the District of Columbia.

Also, take a “sneak peek” at upcoming changes to the site by clicking on the “beta version” links and use the Feedback [+] button to let us know what you think.

Chronicling America is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Direct to Chronicling America

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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