Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

7 Jul 2019

Mapping Newspapers at Chronicling America

By |7 Jul 2019|Databases, Newspapers, Search Strategies|5 Comments

Interested in mapping newspapers in Chronicling America collection? An interactive data visualization project at Stanford maps locations of historic newspapers in the Chronicling America collection. How cool is that? The International German Genealogy Conference [...]

2 Aug 2013

Updates to Chronicling America Historic Newspapers

By |2 Aug 2013|Newspapers|3 Comments

Updates to Chronicling America Historic Newspapers August 2013 is today's Follow Friday. The Library of Congress announced the additions yesterday of 600,000 historic newspaper pages. First-time contributions are from Iowa, Michigan, and West Virginia. Other new [...]

30 Mar 2013

Searching Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

By |30 Mar 2013|Newspapers|0 Comments

Searching Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers highlights a portal with video guides on using and searching Chronicling America, the Historic American Newspapers database from the Library of Congress and NEH. Chronicling America, begun in [...]

2 Oct 2012

Tuesday’s Tip: Updates to Chronicling America

By |2 Oct 2012|Newspapers|Comments Off on Tuesday’s Tip: Updates to Chronicling America

Updates to Chronicling America now bring the total to 5,206,652 pages of newspapers available. Not familiar with this free site sponsored by the Library of Congress and NEH? Visit the site at chroniclingamerica.loc.gov to take advantage of [...]

15 Nov 2011

Latest Additions to Chronicling America Newspaper Database

By |15 Nov 2011|Digital Collections, Newspapers|2 Comments

The latest additions to Chronicling America Newspaper Database happened 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 [...]

29 May 2019

Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries

By |29 May 2019|Chicago Genealogy, German Genealogy, Hann, Obituaries, Translation|4 Comments

These Chicago German-Language Newspaper Obituaries helped me break through my Austrian genealogy brick wall. Searching for an Austrian Birthplace Churchyard at the Ladis Catholic Church. Regular readers know how elusive Gottfried Hann, [...]