USHMM Through Ancestry Offers Free Access to Newspapers.com April 19-25 and May 10-16 #holocaust #announcements #records


Jan Meisels Allen
 

    

 

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) History Unfolded platform with Ancestry’s Newspapers.com will be offering free access to the newspapers.com premium subscription databases during the following times:

  • Monday, March 22 through Sunday, March 28, 2021
  • Monday, April 19 through Sunday, April 25, 2021
  • Monday, May 10 through Sunday, May 16, 2021

 

Before searching the newspapers.com archives, you will want to select History Unfolded event module topic(s) to research. Go to “Menu” and “Browse Events” (https://newspapers.ushmm.org/events/events-all?from=global-nav)  to see what topics we are collecting research on. Please research and submit articles on these topics only. Use the event module’s “keywords” and “dates-to-check” to guide your research.

 

Go back to the newspapers.com web site and go to the homepage of newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com).  To read how to navigate this website see:

https://newspapers.ushmm.org/blog/2020/04/13/april-2020-blog-post-need-new-title

 

Through newspapers.com research, they hope to not only expand our database, but also work towards our goal of developing a more representative sample of newspaper reporting in each of the fifty states (https://newspapers.ushmm.org/blog/2018/12/07/top-priority-newspapers-explained/).

If you wish to help with this specific research challenge, please reach out to the History Unfolded’s community manager here https://newspapers.ushmm.org/message/manager

 

I have no affiliation with Ancestry, Newspapers.com or the USHMM and am sharing this information solely for the readers’ information.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 

 

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