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Alaska Newspapers on Chronicling America Website

Date Posted: September 7, 2017       Categories: News

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: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/?state=Alaska&ethnicity=&language=

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.