The State of Alaska is adding 55,000 pages to Chroniclimg America! Here is part of the announcement from the Alaska Digital Newspaper Project:
“October and November were exciting months here at the Alaska Digital Newspaper Project. We submitted 5 new batches of newspaper issues to the Library of Congress and all 5 were accepted! This means that in the next few months you should be able to find the following on Chronicling America:
-We will have several new titles online courtesy of the Wrangell Public Library, including the Fort Wrangel News (1898-1898), the Stikeen River Journal (1898-1899), the Alaska Sentinel (1902-1909), and the Wrangell Sentinel (1909-1953)
-We are expanding our coverage of the Daily Alaska Empire with new issues (1927-1928)
-Much more coverage of the Seward Daily Gateway and the Seward Gateway (1921-1933)
-More issues of the Kodiak Mirror (1948-1950)
-More issues of the Daily Progressive Miner (1916-1919)
-Issues of the the Nome Gold Digger (1903-1905)
-Also from Nome, we have more issues of the Nome Nugget (1925-1932, 1963), the Nome Daily Nugget (1906-1913), the Nome Weekly Nugget (1909-1913), the Nome Semi-Weekly Nugget (1904-1905), and the Nome Tri-Weekly Nugget (1905-1907) !!
-But wait that’s not all! We also have issues of the Mining Edition of the Nome Nugget (1906-1908), and the Mining and Dredging editions of the Nome Nugget (1910-1916) too!!!”
Read the entire announcement HERE
For more Alaska newspapers that are free and online, check out Newspaper Links on this website. All 50 states, DC and Canada historical newspaper collection links are listed there also.