Old Newspapers Online - If you're looking for great sources for your genealogy research, try old newspapers online. As the only major news outlet of their time, local papers recorded everyday events in the lives of citizens. Of the most interest to genealogists are stories about ancestors' life events. As you search through newspaper archives, look for:   Obituaries and death notices  Birth notices and marriage notices  Social calls  News stories about accidents or big events  Photographs

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6 Places To Read Old Newspapers & Archived News Online

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Good tips on how to search old newspapers online which are almost always indexed using "OCR" which can be pesky!

8 Ways to Overcome OCR Errors when Searching Newspapers - The Ancestor Hunt

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6 Places To Read Old Newspapers & Archived News Online

What Can You Learn About Your Ancestors from Old Newspapers?

Resources for Researching Local History

Search indexed historical newspapers online or browse the actual digitized pages of hundreds of digitized historical newspapers online. This listing directs you to historical newspapers online for the United States, organized by state.

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