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FIRST BATCH LIVE!

The first batch of Alaskan historical newspapers is live on Chronicling America – FREE for you to search.     CLICK HERE!

NOW AVAILABLE:

1,206 issues of The Alaska Daily Empire (1912-1918), 448 issues of the Douglas Island News (1898-1907), and 47 issues of The Thlinget (1908-1912). 70 more words

Searching Chronicling America

There are multiple ways to search historical newspapers for information using Chronicling America.  But where do you start?

When doing any kind of research it’s important to consider your subjects.   566 more words

Katsu Goto murder trial, 1890.

AN INFORMER’S EVIDENCE.

The Testimony Given by John Richmond in the Honokaa Murder Case.

John Richmond sworn, stated—My name is J. Richmond and I live in Honokaa. 1,405 more words

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Opening Statement: The Thlinget

The Opening Statement series features the foreword or introduction given by  editors or publishers in the first issue of the paper addressing its readers. 

The Thlinget, August 1908, Vol. 77 more words

Historical Newspapers

Calendar featuring pictures of the commission who took the anti-annexation petition to D.C., 1898.

The Ka Ahailono o Hawaii has issued an Alamanach for 1898 which is adorned with the pictures of the Hawaiian anti-annexation commission now in Washington. 58 more words

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Arkansas and Georgia Join the National Digital Newspaper Program

From the National Endowment for the Humanities:

We are happy to announce the addition of two new partners to the National Digital Newspaper Program: Arkansas and Georgia.  NEH recently made awards to the Arkansas State Archives and the University of Georgia to digitize their historic newspapers.  Forty-five states and one territory now participate in the program.  Soon, we hope to have every state and U.S.

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Kamehameha III at Mokuula, 1846.

Court News. His Majesty and suite landed at Lahaina on the morning of the  17th. They were received by the new Governor and the other authorities, under the customary salute from the Fort. 123 more words

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