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, published in 25 states and the District of Columbia between 1836 and 1922.
Chronicling America is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
As of today, the number of available pages is: 4,190,363.
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