Tag Archive: Google News Archive

Spirits in Rhode Island

Sometimes when I am looking for the dead I find spirits.       I will let you decide which item to read.   Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan   Link to… Continue reading

William R. Mack Killed – 1913

“…having found two trees I was satisfied with my work and I thought I was done with this particular newspaper item, but I was wrong.” In March of 2013 I was reading an… Continue reading

Civic Pride 1936

I was looking through some old newspapers articles and this one caught my eye. As I read this 1936 Wyoming article I was thinking how things haven’t changed much; we want to preserve… Continue reading

Belinda Easlick of Elsie, Michigan – 1972

I thought that a 1972 wedding announcement with a lot of information would yield a real family tree for the bride or groom, but I have not been able to find a home… Continue reading

A picture can be your confirmation

Back in 2012 I found an obituary in an Arkansas newspaper which contained a lithograph portrait of William L Walker. I did not know how to capture a screen print back then so… 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

Blockading 1909

Well, here is something I never heard of. From “The Dispatch – Wednesday Nov 24, 1909, Lexington, N. C.” “Jim Sprat, a white farmer living on the Catawba river in Mecklenburg county, was… Continue reading

“Spirit of ’76” First a Cartoon

Many people have used this painting in their political messages, but do they know the story behind it? Here in a 1926, Sundance, Crook County, Wyoming newspaper is the story. This is just… Continue reading

WWII hits home!

Every once in a while I read another person’s blog and because of my newspaper project I can add to the story by providing the actual newspaper account. This is one of those… 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

Amistad Africans 1841

I had planned on doing another blog but while researching the McLeod Case for a neighbor (I live in the Detroit area, he lives across the lake in Canada) I saw a small… 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

Google News Archive Correction

The Google News Archive web page has some errors in their newspaper data base and I am trying to correct the errors as I find them.  In my Table of States table I’ve… Continue reading