Monday, July 16, 2012

Tech Tuesday - Google Newspaper Search

A little over a year ago Google quietly ended an ambitious newspaper scanning project (article via Search Engine Land here), but the links to historic newspapers are still available on Google's News Archive at If you have not checked this paper for family history purposes, it is worth some time, and may help provide some context to the time in which ancestors were living.

The page is rather cumbersome because Google is not adding new sources to the archive, but there's an immense amount of newspaper pages available.

The image below is from the 2 June 1916 edition of the Prescott (AZ) Journal-Miner:

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