Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, 1836-1922 – MyHeritage Free Collection for June 9, 2020

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As I mentioned on June 1, 2020 – Each Day of June, a Different Record Collection Will Be Free! – MyHeritage May 31, 2020, MyHeritage is offering a different free collection every day this month. Today’s free collection – Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, 1836-1922: Tomorrow’s free collection is Ellis Island and Other New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 :

If they show images, you can save the images to your computer. I usually do the saves as PDFs. For most papers you find on MyHeritage, the images are available through Chronicling America. I wouldn’t recommend uploading any images you save from MyHeritage to any genealogy website, including MyHeritage. The collection has a separate copyright even if the original newspapers are out of copyright.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, 1836-1922

10,186,647 pages in 1,952 sources
These U.S. historical newspapers originate from the Chronicling America project — a production by the National Digital Newspaper Program in partnership with the Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize historic American newspapers.
Year coverage varies widely by newspaper, but the overall collection dates from 1836 to 1922. A significant number of the newspapers cover major cities such as Washington, D.C., New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Phoenix.




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