Sunday, September 11, 2016

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #17: Newspapers

Overseer Jim Riley reading a newspaper on Isis Downs Station, 1915. State Library of Queensland. Flickr the Commons
In today's podcast we discuss researching in newspapers. We take a look at various types of articles, excluding obituaries.

From the collection of Jean Wilcox Hibben


Online Genealogy Databases with Newspaper Collections

United States



Chronicling of America 


Trove (Australia) 

British Newspaper Archive  

Library and Archives Canada 

Google News (list of newspapers)

Finding Aids

Wikipedia: List of Online Newspaper Archives

Online Historical Newspapers

Cyndi’s List: Newspapers

The Ancestor Hunt



Your Guide to Using Newspapers for Genealogical Research Newspaper Research Class

Skillbuilding: Using Newspapers Effectively by Sheila Benedict (BCG website)

FamilySearch Wiki - African American Newspapers

Missing Men: Lost Husband Ads in Newspapers for GenealogyGenealogyBank Blog.

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