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

Missouri newspaper – Google News Archive

Missouri 34 Alphabetical order State, Town name and Newspaper name Update 07July 2013 Correction  of 1808 – that year is really 1898   Missouri – 34       Missouri – Canton Missouri – Cape Girardeau Missouri – Cape Girardeau Missouri – Cape Girardeau Press-News Journal 82 issues Apr 6, 2006 – Apr 16, 2009… Continue reading Missouri newspaper – Google News Archive

Abram Mckee Banks – obituary leads to knowledge

I came across an obit that had a photo on it and I took a screen print of it. I looked for a family tree to tell his relates about the obit and photo but I did not find a tree so I created a family tree for Abram, to hold his obit. I started adding… Continue reading Abram Mckee Banks – obituary leads to knowledge

How to point to a newspaper story when it has no highlight

How to point to a newspaper story when it is not highlighted. A highlight of an item in a newspaper is the way the system finds matches to the search command; therefore if the item is not highlighted the item is not found in a search. When you find an item in a newspaper and… Continue reading How to point to a newspaper story when it has no highlight

Martha E Jett – age 81 – obit Jun 1950 – Virginia

Once again I found one (1) obituary and with that one obit, I was able to create a tree that has 164 people on it. The obituary I found in the The Free Lance-Star was for “Mrs. Martha E Jett” who died in Stafford County, Virginia on June 11, 1950. There was only one (1)… Continue reading Martha E Jett – age 81 – obit Jun 1950 – Virginia

Obits found – Ida Jane Noel 03 Oct 1909, Gettysburg, Penn

Finding one obit in an old newspaper can lead to many more in the same newspaper. It can also lead one to another newspaper from the same town. I was working on a story about newspaper history items; “…don’t feel bad about what is happening in the Supreme Court, the USA has gone through much… Continue reading Obits found – Ida Jane Noel 03 Oct 1909, Gettysburg, Penn

Alta May Bullock Boals

The domino effect does not only happen in world history, as we saw in the call for acceleration in the Vietnam War. The allies, who had fought, side by side, in World War I, World War II and Korea were afraid of the growing threat by the communist regimes around the world. They calculated that… Continue reading Alta May Bullock Boals

Obituaries in different newspapers

Sometimes you will find an item in the newspaper for a relative and you found it by doing a search, which will pick up the person’s name in the newspaper or by reading the newspaper page by page and seeing the relatives name but it is not highlighted to be picked up. [Below is an… Continue reading Obituaries in different newspapers

Annie Charest – Maine

Charest Family Tree In the Enhanced News Archive blog, I’ve featured family trees that were created to hold an obit, that I found in an old newspaper. Usually when I find one item in a newspaper, I can find some more family items in the same newspaper collection. The Annie Charest family tree is the… Continue reading Annie Charest – Maine

How To type in a search command

A FaceBook user asked me if one can do a search on the Google News Archive Collection. I put together two screen prints for demo. and wrote the following “How To”. Once you are on a newspaper page, you can do a search in the box shown on the photo screen of page. I typed… Continue reading How To type in a search command

German Newspapers in USA

I was working on Face Book adding links to some genealogy group pages when I had an idea. Why not post the links to the German newspaper, I have on my Google News Archive Enhanced collection. I remember marking some newspapers as being published in German but I didn’t know exactly in which states they… Continue reading German Newspapers in USA

Small items in the news – Showvaker

Many times you will come across small items in the newspaper that help you with a name or a date; like this one.   I did a search for the name “Showvaker” and one of the links got me to the page but not to the exact item. I had to hunt around the page… Continue reading Small items in the news – Showvaker

Check the date

When you are working with the Google News Archive collection always verify the date given on the file name and on the actual newspaper. Here is one that is titled 1933 but the newspaper is really a 1964 edition. The Morning Record – Apr 29, 1933 (1964) https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wKFIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PQENAAAAIBAJ&pg=1093%2C7121564 ================== I’ve posted on my blog several… Continue reading Check the date

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers on Google News Archive. Alphabetical order State, Town name and Newspaper name Corrected 02 May 2016     Pennsylvania – 83 Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania – Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver Pennsylvania –Beaver Allegheny Times 732 issues Oct 2, 1988 – Jan 31, 2008 Beaver County Times 11,503 issues Nov 2, 1954 – Oct 31,… Continue reading Pennsylvania Newspapers