Folks doing serious research sometimes are looking for old newspaper articles from a particular place.  We have explored several different places to find this information within New York State in past Tips, but the Library of Congress also offers a resource that covers the entire nation!  This information is gradually making its way onto the Web, but many old newspapers will take a long time before they’re scanned and digitized.  This is how you can find them now…

Tuesday’s Tip –August 19, 2014 (U.S. Newspaper Directory 1690-Present)

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