Thu, September 07, 2017

Alaska Newspapers on Chronicling America Website

The Alaska State Library is pleased to announce that the first batch of selected Alaskan historical newspapers are now on the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website.  

This includes: 1206 issues of The Alaska Daily Empire (1912-1918), 448 issues of Douglas Island News (1898-1907), and 47 issues of The Thlinget (1908-1912).

To check them out go to:

A second batch is already on its way to Library of Congress for review, so look for future announcements of when they go live.

For more information or to set up a training session on how to search and use the Chronicling America website, contact: Leah Geibel, NDNP Project Coordinator, Alaska State Library, 907.465.2940.