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Oregon Finishes Work on the National Digital Newspaper Program

Since 2009, the University of Oregon (UO) Libraries’ Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) has participated in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a grant-funded initiative led by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress to digitize

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Milestone! 10 Million Pages on Chronicling America!

The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) joins the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in celebrating a major milestone for Chronicling America. As of Tuesday, October 7, 2015, Chronicling America has more than 10 million

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Issues of the Crook County Journal Now Online, 1901-1921!

Thanks to a partnership with the Crook County Historical Society/Bowman Museum in Prineville, Oregon, issues of the Crook County Journal are now online at Historic Oregon Newspapers! The Crook County Journal reliably kept residents of Prineville, Oregon, informed for more

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Chronicling America, Historic Oregon Newspapers Now with New Content!

Calling all aficionados of historic Oregon newspapers! The Chronicling America and Historic Oregon Newspaper websites have been updated with lots of great new content. All issues of historic Oregon newspapers that have been added to these sites are completely free

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New Search Strategies and Genealogy Webinar

Our colleagues at the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio have just released two new resources with tips on searching historic newspapers online via the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website: 1) Search Strategies – “Proximity Searching in Chronicling America”

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New historic Oregon newspaper content now online at Chronicling America!

Attention all historic Oregon newspaper lovers! The Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) have added hundreds of new Oregon newspaper issues to Chronicling America, the nation’s free, online, keyword-searchable historic newspaper database! New content includes: Ashland,

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Chronicling America Posts 5 Millionth Page

As part of the Library of Congress’ and National Endowment for the Humanities’ National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), the ODNP is pleased to announce that Chronicling America, the NDNP’s online collection of searchable, historic newspapers from across the United States,

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Recognition and Prizes to be Awarded for Student Use of Chronicling America in National History Day Competition

As part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) and provider of historic Oregon newspaper content for the Chronicling America historic American newspapers website (hosted by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities), the Oregon Digital

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Outside Perspectives on Oregon News

Oregon’s history is not only accessible for searching and browsing through Oregon’s historic newspapers. Several newspapers from other states, available for keyword-searching online through the Library of Congress and National Endowment for the Humanities’ Chronicling America website, can yield a

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Titanic Centennial

April 15, 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of the Titanic shipwreck tragedy. The story of the Titanic has been told and re-told since 1912: The largest and most luxurious ship ever to be built in the history of humankind

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