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6 Aug 2019

Rates of Travel from New York City, 1800-1930

By |6 Aug 2019|Data Visualization, Databases, Digital Collections, Maps|2 Comments

Rates of Travel from New York City helps you calculate how far your ancestors could travel in one day from 1800-1930. Determining rates of travel are especially interesting research questions for genealogists. Did your [...]

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 [...]

4 Jan 2015

Finding Historic Newspapers Online

By |4 Jan 2015|Digital Collections, Genealogy, Newspapers|0 Comments

Today's post is about finding historic newspapers online through the Rural West Initiative, a project of the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University. This project combines visuals and data to create an interactive map of the [...]

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