Searching old newspapers is my favorite genealogy research activity. Why? Because it helps me to discover the stories of my ancestors lives.
Looking for obituaries is rather obvious, but what other things can one find in these sometimes one hundred or hundred and fifty year old pieces of paper?
In the attached Quick Reference Guide is list of items from newspapers that you may or may not have considered.
To obtain the one page Quicksheet pdf for easy reference, you can download it by clicking on 33 Reasons to Search Newspapers
For all the previously published Quick Reference Guides, click on QuickSheets