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Batch Aurora

We are very excited to announce that our first production batch, Batch Aurora, was accepted by the Library of Congress today! 

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Reusing Newspaper Data from Chronicling America

The National Digital Newspaper Program’s (NDNP) goal in digitizing U.S. newspapers from microfilm isn’t to simply create digital copies of the film—it’s to make the content of the digitized newspapers more usable and reusable. 525 more words

Digital Conversion And Media Reformatting

Painting of lying in state of Queen Liliuokalani by Lionel Walden? 1917.

LIONEL WALDEN TO PUT CHURCH SCENE INTO COLOR

Lionel Walden, noted artist, whose representations of Hawaiian scenes met with great favor here and elsewhere, was occupied yesterday in making a sketch of the interior of Kawaiahao church. 145 more words

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Peleioholani's response to the Queen? 1902.

COMPANION OF A PRINCE

A Hawaiian Chief Who Fought in Africa.

HE TELLS A ROMANTIC TALE

Decapitated Morrocan of High Rank—Was Owner of Famous Feather Cloak. 1,945 more words

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Keeaumoku ahuula destroyed in Peleioholani house fire, 1901.

Couple of years ago, I posted two articles on an insurance claim by Peleioholani after a priceless ahuula was destroyed in the great Chinatown fire of 1900. 109 more words

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Enoch Wood Perry Jr. arrives, 1864.

An Artist.—Among the passengers by the Comet last week, was Mr. E. W. Perry, Jr., a portrait and landscape painter. A specimen of his work can be seen in the bookstore—being a portrait of Rev. 297 more words

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The Joys of Chronicling America

I’ve recently had great fun searching “Almlie” in the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website.  From 1905 to 1922, “Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Almlie” and family appear often (about 200 times) in… 428 more words