11 Ways That Historical Photos Provide Clues About Our Ancestors Lives

I have always been mesmerized by my ancestors’ photographs. Just to see what they looked like and to compare their facial features with those of my close relatives has been a very interesting endeavor. But as I have been able to collect these old photos, I have also been quite interested in the surrounding “information.” […]

37,500 Free Online U.S. Historical Newspapers Now Available

On this website, the first set of free online links to U.S. historical newspapers was published in February 2014. with about 10,000 titles. There have been at least two updates published each year since then.  This initial update of 2021 adds another 2,600 titles. The grand total is about 37,500 links to Historical American Newspapers […]

5,775 Free Western States Online Historical Newspaper Titles Available to Search

There is a total of 5,775 online historical newspapers available to search for free from the Western states. 260 new and updated Free Online Historical Newspaper Links have been added to the Western States’ free “newspaper link lists”: These were all updated in May and June 2021, and represent additions from the past 6 months.  […]

Advantage Archives Adds 1.2 Million Historical Newspaper Pages – May, 2021

In February 2017, I started publishing a list of the catalog of online historical newspapers from over 400 different collections put together by the Advantage Archives Company, developed in conjunction with the libraries, historical societies and museums across the U.S. who preserve the historical newspapers for their communities. The list has grown a lot since […]

Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – May 31, 2021

Hello to The Ancestor Hunt readers! Here is the latest Bi-monthly Newsletter. It includes links to all of the articles published since the previous newsletter, as well as articles that I think you might find interesting from other authors. It also includes research tips, a joke or two, and other interesting genealogical stuff. It is […]

British Newspaper Archive Adds/Updates 56 Titles – May, 2021

The British Newspaper Archive, a subscription site owned by FindMyPast, has announced its’ updates for May 2021. There are 19 New Titles and 37 Titles that have had issues added. There are a total of over 42 million pages available at the site. A complete list of all of the site’s titles can be found HERE. […]

NewspaperARCHIVE Update – May, 2021

NewspaperARCHIVE, a subscription site, has announced its’ updates for May 2021. There are 5 New Titles and 190 Titles that have had issues added. There are a total of over 15,000 titles available at the site. A complete list of all of the site’s titles can be found HERE. Below are the titles added or […]

Find My Past Adds/Updates 88 Historical Newspaper Titles – May, 2021

Find My Past is an underappreciated source for digitized newspapers. A subscription site that specializes in British and Irish newspapers, it has titles from all over the world, including the U.S. Currently their collection numbers nearly 120 million pages. It is growing rapidly. This month, Find My Past added 31 New Titles and added to […]

Ancestry New and Updated Collections – May 1-31, 2021

Ancestry.com continues to add or update its records collections at a fast pace for us to search. For the period of May 1-31, 2021, the new/updated collections are: 1860 United States Federal Census (UPDATED) 1901 Census of Canada (UPDATED) Caernarvonshire, Wales, Anglican Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1541-1994 (UPDATED) Canada, Selected School Yearbooks, 1901-2010 (UPDATED) Canton, Stark County, Ohio, U.S., Directory, […]

Chronicling America Updates – May, 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for May 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 18 in total from 9 different states. Arkansas Updated content for […]