18,950 Free Mid West States Online Historical Newspaper Titles Now Available

640 new and updated Free Online Historical Newspaper Links have been added to the Mid West States’ free “newspaper link lists”: These were all updated in November 2022, and represent additions from the past 6 months. There is a total of 18,950 historical newspapers available to search for free from the Mid West States. Just […]

Oklahoma Institutional Records

Institutional records are another class of collections that should be part of one’s genealogy research repertoire. Although most of your ancestors may not have spent time in an institution, I’ll bet that almost every family tree has several that have. So they are worth your effort to research. Here are a few good primers for […]

Iowa Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Iowa is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers, however, there are numerous library and county-wide online collections that are quite good (and abundant). Several states use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main central online site for searching old newspapers […]

South Dakota Online Historical Newspapers Summary

South Dakota is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers, and they do use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main site for searching old newspapers. There are several free online newspapers on other sites and collections available on subscription sites. […]

Vermont Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Vermont is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main central online site for searching old newspapers and currently, Vermont has the majority of its newspapers available on that site. There are […]

Rhode Island Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Rhode Island is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers, nor do they use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main site for searching old newspapers. There are some free online newspapers on other sites and collections available on subscription sites. […]

Kansas Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Kansas is one of the states that has an excellent single central online state repository for historical newspapers, There are many free online newspapers on other sites and collections available on subscription sites. Below is a list of where the titles are stored and the link so that you can access them.  There are over […]

Wisconsin Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Wisconsin is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main central online site for searching old newspapers and currently, Wisconsin has a few newspapers available on that site. There are some free […]

North Dakota Online Historical Newspapers Summary

North Dakota is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers, but they use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main site for searching old newspapers. There are many free online newspapers on other sites and collections available on subscription sites. Below […]

Free Online Oregon City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and are what I consider another important set of information that can assist you in advancing your family history and genealogy research. This activity of presenting links is a collaborative effort between The Ancestor Hunt and Miriam Robbins, who for years has made […]