Tag Archive: archives

Slaves in New Jersey – 1882

Chronicling America Nov 1882 Slaves in New Jersey Biography of two people who were born in slavery in New Jersey, as they told it to the newspaper reporter. See below for Link to… Continue reading

Scroll for more info

Many record collections are available but do you really know how to use them? One of those collections is the Associated Press (AP) Name Card Index which has lots of good information but… Continue reading

The Secret Life of Plants – 1905

Back in the 1970’s our little community of organic gardeners; in Lansing, Michigan, was all a buzz about the new book called “The Secret Life of Plants”. [The following picture comes from Wikipedia… Continue reading

NUMBERED AMONG THE DEAD

While helping Luanne; writer of The Family Kalamazoo (A genealogical site devoted to the history of the DeKorn and Zuidweg families of Kalamazoo); to find newspaper items about the Spanish American War; I… Continue reading

Tennessee or New Jersey in Newspaper Table?

Today Feb. 16 2013, I received a message from a Mark Aubrey: “Thanks for the work. A correction for you, though. The Sunday Chronicle of Knoxville, Tennessee is actually from Paterson, New Jersey.”… Continue reading

How To Work with Google News Archive

Step by step lesson on how to work with the huge Google News Archive collection.

Owosso, Michigan – The Argus Press

The Google News Archive list has some wrong newspaper dates. Take for instance the The Argus-Press published in Owosso, Michigan. The November 13, 1911 newspaper is a November 11, 1972 newspaper which is… Continue reading

Teacher Salaries to child labor

Keep your eyes open for new items which come to you when you least expect them. I went looking for teachers salaries in Michigan because in the blog “The Family Kalamazoo” there was… Continue reading

Frank C. Ives – Billiardist 1899

Frank C Ives was a young man when he died, but he was a wealthy man. I found this item: Nevada, Missouri The Nevada Daily Mail August 31, 1899 Frank C. Ives is… Continue reading

Jackie Gamboa Where are You?

Jackie Gamboa When I am reading an old newspaper I look for stories which contain a picture of the person in the item because it might be the only picture available of that… Continue reading

Cassie M. Johnson 1974

Well here is the first of my “old” stories. In my files I had fifty-three (53) items for which I have not been able to find a family tree, where I could send… Continue reading

Who Is He?

In the previous blogs we got the link to the Google News Archive list of old newspapers, an Enhanced News Archive List with Locations, a broken out version which lists only the newspapers published… Continue reading

Clip It ! – How to do a screen print

In the last three blogs we got the link to the Google News Archive list of old newspapers, an Enhanced News Archive List with Locations which shows where those newspapers were published and… Continue reading

USA Only – Enhanced Newspaper Archive Feb 2013

Update: 21 Aug 2013 The Google News Archive list is very useful but needed to be enhanced by adding the name of country or state where the newspaper was published. I completed that… Continue reading

Enhanced Newspaper Archive List

If you have ever worked with Google News Archive list then you know that it only contains the names of newspapers, not where they were published. I’ve enhanced that chart by adding the… Continue reading