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Chronicling America, Historic Oregon Newspapers Now with New Content!

Calling all aficionados of historic Oregon newspapers! The Chronicling America and Historic Oregon Newspaper websites have been updated with lots of great new content. All issues of historic Oregon newspapers that have been added to these sites are completely free to search and are easily keyword searchable. 170 more words


Titanic, April 15, 1912

The first reports of the steamship Titanic, described as “literally a floating hotel”, hitting an iceberg were included in the Tonopah Daily Bonanza Monday Evening issue. 203 more words

Chronicling America

Just because something appears in a newspaper doesn't necessarily make it true, 1865.

News from a Far Country.—The following item is clipped from the Weekly London Times:

An Irish Queen in the Sandwich Islands.—The fact that Queen Emma of the Sandwich Islands is expected in Europe gives interest to the following details:—The Sandwich Islands were thus named in 1778, by Captain Cook, in honor of Lord Sandwich, then First Lord of the Admirality. 244 more words


Mortuary of Manuel E. Silva, 1910.

THE RESIDENCE UNDERTAKING PARLOR is the latest move in the undertaking line, where families can be accommodated with sleeping quarters, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Call and inspect. 64 more words


Poster Presentation

Last year, the NVDNP staff submitted a proposal on behalf of the project for the UNLV Academic Achievement and Awards Ceremony and Gala. Our poster, “Bringing Nevada Newspapers into the Digital Age: UNLV and the National Digital Newspaper Program”, was selected for the Impact category. 36 more words

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In memory of John Kalua Kahookano, 1900.


Passed by the Bar on the Death of J. K. Kahookano.

The following is a copy of resolutions passed by the Bar Association upon the death of J. 248 more words

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Stew of the Month: March 2015

Welcome to a new issue of Stew of the Month, a monthly blog from Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) at the University of Maryland Libraries… 1,609 more words

Digital Programs And Initiatives