JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (Belgium) Royal Library of Belgium Digitized Newspapers 1831-1918 #general


Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Royal Library of Belgium, the Bibliotheque royale de Belgique, announced
that it uploaded 1.2 million pages >from newspapers ranging >from 1831-1918.
Access is free. The newspapers can be searched by keyword and/or date or
browsed. The website is in French and Dutch but you can always use a
translation site such as google translate if you need assistance. Some of
the newspapers are in German.

Due to copyright issues, the newspapers >from 1919 to 1950 are not available
for free.

To access the site go to: http://opac.kbr.be/belgicapress.php?lang=FR

Thank you to Gail Dever and Genealogy a la carte for alerting us to this new
historical newspaper collection.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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