The second batch of Alaskan historical newspaper pages has been accepted for ingest in Chronicling America!
The first batch of Alaskan historical newspapers is live on Chronicling America – FREE for you to search!
There are multiple ways to search historical newspapers for information using Chronicling America. But where do you start?
“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”…”
“Newspapers have been called history’s first draft…”
There are two main principles behind the National Digital Newspaper Program which are also cornerstones of library and archival science, ACCESS and PRESERVATION.
The first batch of Alaskan historical newspaper pages will become available to the public in Fall 2017…
Starting Fall 2017 the Alaska State Library will begin making 100,000 pages of historical Alaskan newspapers available…