Newspapers and their dates – Alabama

While working with the Google News Archive collection you will have to be careful to pay attention to the date that appears on the scan title and the date that appears on actual newspaper. The following case will show you what to look for. I was doing some genealogy research and came across a Newspaper… Continue reading Newspapers and their dates – Alabama

The Blind Slave Girl

This morning, Friday, February 17, 2017 as I lay in bed waiting for the sun rays to shine through the window and announce a new day, my thoughts turned to the blind girl of 1873. I had read an item in an 1873 newspaper about a blind girl and wondered what people of her day… Continue reading The Blind Slave Girl