Old Newspaper links

I saw this link on a Michigan FaceBook genealogy group page and thought others would like to see it. https://www.cmich.edu/library/clarke/Pages/Michigan-Digital-Newspaper-Portal.aspx I will have to so some work on this and include only the free web sites. Maybe this will be my next project. Thank You.  

How To Transcribe a news item

Many people will clip an obit from a newspaper and will put it on the tree or post it on a web page but they do not know how to transcribe the information into a useable format. I’ve struggled with this over the many years of working with newspaper items but I now have an… Continue reading How To Transcribe a news item

Small item can lead to huge tree

In every newspaper old or new you will find some small item that has been put there by a relative and it is in memory of a loved one. They are usually very small item and really don’t have much information, but they can lead to many more newspaper items. For instance this 1928 Milwaukee… Continue reading Small item can lead to huge tree

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 the item. I thought I would look at these files, go back to the newspaper link and capture the item so that… Continue reading Cassie M. Johnson 1974

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 in the United States USA newspaper list and instructions on how to capture all the newspaper articles Downloading, Saving & Printing from Google… Continue reading Who Is He?

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 even a broken out version which lists only the newspapers published in the United States USA newspaper list. So we now can browse 2440… Continue reading Clip It ! – How to do a screen print