(US) Library of Congress Chronicling America Updated #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

Chronicling America is the Library of Congress free service of historical
newspapers. For information on Chronicling America see:
https://www.loc.gov/rr/news/topics/topicsAlpha.html
For a listing of the almost 2,400 newspapers see:
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/
For an alphabetical listing of topics see:
https://www.loc.gov/rr/news/topics/topicsAlpha.html

Recently, Chronicling America expanded its coverage of 20th century
newspapers to 1943 and some are in process to 1963! By going to
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/ and by sorting by "Latest
Issue Available you will be able to see the most recent of the various newspapers.

Chronicling America also includes non-English newspapers published by and
for U. S. ethnic and immigrant communities. To see the list of ethnic
newspapers go to: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/#tab=tab_newspapers. Included
in the 19 ethnicities there are three Jewish newspapers. The Jewish Herald
Houston, TX, The Jewish Monitor of Fort-Worth Texas and the Jewish South from
Richmond VA.

Forty-three states and territories contribute to Chronicling America.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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