The Library of Congress’s websites–including Chronicling America–will be temporarily offline this weekend. Please see the announcement below:
The Library’s public websites (loc.gov, copyright.gov & others) will be unavailable from 7 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 24.
The Congress.gov website will be available over the weekend of August 22-24. Data will be current through Thursday, August 21, and updates will resume on Monday, August 25.
On Saturday, Aug. 23, all reading rooms and research areas, Library Shop, Madison and Adams buildings will be closed to the public.
The Thomas Jefferson Building’s Great Hall and exhibitions will be open to the public from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 23. No food service will be available throughout the day, however the vending lounge in the Thomas Jefferson Building cellar will be open.
The Architect of the Capitol will be conducting essential maintenance on the Capitol Hill campus from Friday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 24, resulting in power outages that will require these closings.
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The final batch for Phase II has been uploaded to Chronicling America!
This batch contains further issues of titles already available on Chronicling America:
The Camden Chronicle (1904-1916)
The Pulaski Citizen (1887-1889)
Clarksville Daily Chronicle | Clarksville Evening Chronicle | Clarksville Evening Tobacco Leaf-Chronicle | Daily Tobacco Leaf-Chronicle (1884-1892)
Knoxville Daily Chronicle (1881-1882)
TNDP Phase III officially begins September 1. An Advisory Board meeting will be held soon to discuss the title selection for this next phase.
We look forward to bringing you another 100,000 pages of historical Tennessee newspapers.
The TNDP Pinterest page is a gallimaufry of curiosities snipped from historic Tennessee newspapers. Click on the images to visit the newspaper page in Chronicling America.
The penultimate batch for the 2012-14 TNDP award cycle was uploaded to Chronicling America this morning. The batch includes one “new” title and the continuation of several others:
Bolivar Bulletin (1889-1900)
Clarksville Weekly Chronicle (1876-1890)
Knoxville Daily Chronicle (1873-1880) [new!]
The final batch for this award cycle should be uploaded soon.