Elephind Update – August, 2020

The “Search Multiple Historic Newspaper Collections All At Once” website, elephind.com has just published an update that includes many more items and issues from 2 updated collections: ​(from the August, 2020 Elephind Newsletter): Updated Newspaper Collections Hoosier State Chronicles – operated by the Indiana State Library, this is collection of Indiana’s historic newspapers contains over 1 million pages. […]

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Where to Find High School and College Yearbooks Online

Ah the memories. School yearbooks, which immortalize how we looked and what we did in high school or college. Whether we looked goofy or cool, that photo is there forever. And they document what clubs, sports or other activities we were involved in. Primarily a North American phenomenon historically, the first yearbook published was the Yale […]

2,940 Free Online Naturalization Collections for the United States

Do you research naturalization records? No? Why not? Does the thought of going through paper files in dusty court basements turn you off?  Well – I’m here to tell you that it is worth it – and with recent digitization efforts – more and more original documents have been scanned and been made available via […]

National Digital Newspaper Program Awards Funding for Six States for Chronicling America Additions

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has just announced the 2020 awards for funding for additions to Chronicling America: Maine State Library, Augusta, ME Award: $210,270 Digitization of 100,000 pages of Maine newspapers, dating from 1785 to 1963, as part of the state’s participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program. Rutgers, the State University of […]

80 Million Historic U.S. Newspaper Pages Now Available from Advantage Archives

For the last 3 years I have been tracking the online collections made available by the Advantage Archives (formerly Advantage Preservation) company, who has contracted with several hundred libraries and other institutions across the U.S. to digitize and host their online newspaper collections. These links have also been Incorporated in the state collection summaries found in the Newspaper Links page […]

Free Online British Columbia City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and Canada 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 […]

Free Online Quebec City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and Canada 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 […]

Free Online Canadian Territories City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and Canada 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 […]

5,345 Free Online Canada City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and Canada 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 […]

Free Online Alberta City Directories

City and business directories are available online from all over the U.S. and Canada 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 […]