The first batch of Alaskan historical newspapers is live on Chronicling America – FREE for you to search! Continue reading FIRST BATCH LIVE!
There are multiple ways to search historical newspapers for information using Chronicling America. But where do you start? Continue reading Searching Chronicling America
“Our Paper bears the name of The Thlinget not because this is the name of the largest tribe of Alaskan natives but because it means “the people”…”
Continue reading Opening Statement: The Thlinget
The rush to Atlin Lake as reported in the August 9, 1898 issue of the Daily Alaskan. Few endeavors are as exciting still as the placer strikes of Alaska. However, while we may remember aspects such as location, the … Continue reading On This Day In History: August 9
Ads can tell us a lot about what is happening in a community during a particular time. Think about the ad you see in papers today – there are advertisements for goods, businesses, and services offered to name a few. So what can these tell us? Continue reading Parts of a Newspaper: Advertisements
“Those who do not care for the natural beauties of the country may reasonably remain passive over the destruction of the forests, though people who have cast their lot here must certainly be alive not only to the destruction of timber but to the commercial value of strikingly beautiful scenery.” [cont.] Continue reading On This Day In History: July 18
“Newspapers have been called history’s first draft…” Continue reading What is the National Digital Newspaper Program?