More often than not, jokes in 19th century newspapers leave modern readers scratching their heads rather than splitting their sides. The Victorian Meme Machine is a new project that will attempt to entice a 21st century audience into seeing the
As you can see from the article and photos above, I recently had the honor of meeting a man whose contribution to the world of newspapers and journalism is widely recognized not only in his home state of Tennessee but
Nan Corrigan Click on the image to read the rest of the story.
The Library of Congress’s websites–including Chronicling America–will be temporarily offline this weekend. Please see the announcement below: Websites Down Aug. 22-24, 2014 The Library’s public websites (loc.gov, copyright.gov & others) will be unavailable from 7 p.m. ET, Friday, Aug. 22
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 |
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) Columbia Herald & Mail |
Earlier this week, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $34 million in awards and offers for 177 humanities projects, including ten NDNP awardees for 2014. We are thrilled to announce that TNDP’s application was successful! This third award will
John Seigenthaler, one of Tennessee’s great newspapermen, passed away today. Seigenthaler’s career in journalism and newspapering began when he was in high school. He devoted the rest of his life to the profession. Below is a very brief timeline of
Congratulations to all the students and teachers who took part in this year’s National History Day Contest! National History Day is a nationwide contest in which over half a million students participate throughout the year. “Students choose historical topics related