The Tennessee Newspaper Digitization Project has received funding for the next two years! That means another 100,000 pages of historical Tennessee newspapers coming to your computer screen! The National Endowment for the Humanities made the announcement last week. Other awardees
The very first security camera?!
… as imagined in 1866:
And they thought things were bad then!
The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced the creation of “a new contest to encourage middle and high school students to use Chronicling America in their projects for National History Day. This will include cash prizes for exceptional use
In celebration of the Fourth of July, may I recommend a delightful, day-long steamboat excursion along the Mississippi? If you can’t make the daylight trip, plan on taking the romantic moonlight excursion. And enjoy the band! For more about July
Temperatures reached record highs in East Tennessee over the weekend. 105’F!! If only we could order from the past …
If you’re interested in searching historical newspapers from further afield (as well as American papers), take a look at elephind.com. The portal makes it possible to search all of the world’s digital newspapers from one place and at one time.