The digital archive called “Paper of Record”—a significant repository of old newspapers from around the world—disappeared in late January, leaving many historians without a critical tool for their research.
“The site was simply essential for historians working on the history
Yesterday the Official Google Blog announced the launch of Google’s newspaper digitization project, a new initiative meant to digitize millions of newspapers and make them available online. It sounds similar to the Google Books project, in scope and ambition,
While the physical Newseum, the interactive museum of news, is yet to open in D.C., its web site is very much up and running. One of the features available there may be of interest to historians and curious news
Did you know that Miss Elizabeth Murray, the popular young president of the suffragist Political Equality Club of Oakland resigned her office to marry Charles James Newman, a successful San Francisco attorney? Or that Professor H. Morse Stephens, director of