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Chronicling America Newspaper Site Adds More Pages, Features

Apr 1 2008

More than 79,000 newly digitized newspaper pages, along with several new site features, have recently been added to the Chronicling America Web site of the Library of Congress.

With this update, the site now provides access to more than 500,000 digitized newspaper pages, dating primarily from 1900 to 1910, and representing 61 newspapers from California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Utah and Virginia. Chronicling America is a project of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), which is a partnership between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

The Library of Congress blog highlights the new features and content available through Chronicling America, including The Assassination of President McKinley and the San Franciso earthquake of 1909.

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