May 21, 2022

Digitization Projects: Milestones: Chronicling America Reaches 5 Million Digitized Historic Newspaper Pages

Congrats to the Library of Congress, National Digitization Newspaper Program, Chronicling America, and NEH teams for reaching this milestone!

Chronicling America now contains five million digitized pages from newspapers published between 1836-1922.

The project is co-sponsored by LC and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Direct to Chronicling America Website/Database that’s also home to the U.S. Newspaper Directory

About Gary Price

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