The Handwritten Newspapers Project

Thanks to Luke McKernan of the British Library for bringing this fascinating project to our attention. The Handwritten Newspapers Project “provides bibliographical data, images, resource links, and research notes for hundreds of rare manuscript publications produced under extraordinary conditions in

Fleet Street, London

Straying from this blog’s specific theme of Tennessee newspapers (and more broadly, US newspapers), I couldn’t resist posting a link to this sumptuous selection of newspaper-related photographs in today’s Guardian. The images have been compiled as a tribute to the

Happy 4th of Ju_y!

Sounds like one “L” of a celebration in Cookeville, 1912! Bicycle races, foot races (attached to legs, we hope), exciting contests! Technology is at the forefront of the celebrations with airships, automobiles, and moving pictures. And don’t miss the “Greatest