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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 [...]

30 May 2018

Finding Newspapers Worldwide for Genealogy

By |30 May 2018|Digital Collections, Newspapers, Research Tips|0 Comments

Today's post is about finding newspapers worldwide for genealogy research.'s goal is to make it possible to search the world’s online historic newspapers from one place. Veridian Software, a technology company that digitizes newspapers for [...]

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 [...]

19 Aug 2014

Google News Archive for German Newspapers

By |19 Aug 2014|Genealogy, Newspapers, Obituaries, Translation|0 Comments

Today's guest post is about using the Google News Archive for German newspapers. German-language newspapers published in the U.S. can be important sources for obituaries and other information on German immigrant ancestors. My Germanic Genealogy teacher, Carolyn [...]

3 Aug 2014

Free Online German-Language Newspapers

By |3 Aug 2014|Genealogy, German Genealogy, Newspapers, Search Strategies|0 Comments

Free online German-language newspapers published in the United States are invaluable resources for genealogists. If you're searching for ancestors from Germany, Austria, and Prussia who emigrated to America, 19th- and 20th-century German-language newspapers can hold [...]

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 [...]

22 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers

By |22 Mar 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Newspapers|0 Comments

Chicago Genealogy: Chicago German-Language Newspapers are an invaluable source for German genealogical research in Chicago. Gottfried Hann's obituary I've been working on the list of research resources for finding German ancestors in [...]