Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Millionth Digitized Newspaper Page Posted in Chronicling America

I think this is pretty incredible! And best of all these pages are FREE!

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009
The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities today marked a major milestone in their partnership to digitize historic U.S. newspapers and make them widely available to the public on the Internet. During an event held at the Newseum, Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, announced that the Chronicling America website (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/)—a free, national, searchable database of historic American newspaper pages published between 1880 and 1922—recently posted its millionth page. Read more about it.

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