JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen (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:
For a listing of the almost 2,400 newspapers see:
For an alphabetical listing of topics see:

Recently, Chronicling America expanded its coverage of 20th century
newspapers to 1943 and some are in process to 1963! By going to 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: 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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