More Newspapers Go Online – 41 newspapers, 23 states

GenealogyBank adds and expands 41 newspapers from 23 states. 21 new titles. That’s nearly 14 million articles contained in 8,052 issues! Click and search them right now!! Connecticut. Middletown. American Sentinel. 326 issues. 1823-01-01 to 1833-04-24Connecticut. Middletown. Constitution. 47 issues. 1854-12-13 to 1855-12-05Connecticut. New London. New London Gazette. 160 issues. 1838-01-03 to 1843-03-22Connecticut. Nor... (Read More)

Newspapers from 23 states go online!

GenealogyBank added and expanded 32 newspapers from 23 states. 16 new titles. Click and search them right now. California Benecia. California Gazette*. 1 issue. 1851-07-12 ColoradoDenver. Denver Mirror* 33 issues. 1874-06-28 to 1875-05-30 ConnecticutBristol. Bristol Press*. 2007-12-28 to PresentManchester. Journal Inquirer*. 2004-03-08 to PresentMiddletown. Constitution. 20 issues. 1856-12-31 to 1857-12-02New London. New London Daily... (Read More)

Washington, DC Captured – President Flees on Horseback

Washington, DC was captured and burned August 24-25th, 1814. Illustration: National Archives Identifier 531090 With British troops overwhelming the city “…a retreat was ordered, when the President, who had been on horseback, with the army the whole day, reared from the mortifying scene, and left the city on horseback accompanied by Gen. Mason and... (Read More)

Search Baltimore Sun Online

Search the back issues of the Baltimore Sun – click here. Go through every page – millions of articles – obituaries, birth announcements and wedding notices. GenealogyBank has Maryland covered. Click on these links to search the back issues of other Baltimore newspapers: AmericanAmerican FarmerAmerican and Commercial Daily AdvertiserBaltimore AmericanBaltimore Daily IntelligencerBaltimore Evening PostBaltimore... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds and expands 25 newspapers in 17 states.

GenealogyBank adds and expands 25 newspapers in 17 states.AK. Juneau.Daily Record-Miner1 issue. 10/8/1903 CO. Colorado SpringsGazette-Telegraph. 12 issues. 5/24/1903 to 3/11/1920CT. MiddletownConstitution. 37 issues. 1878-01-01 to 1878-12-03CT. New LondonNew London Gazette. 146 issues. 1828-01-07 to 1835-12-30 KY. LouisvilleWestern Courier*. 148issues 1813-11-16 to 1816-09-26LA. New OrleansTimes Picayune. 246 issues. 1861-05-15 to 1894-09-04MD. BaltimoreBaltimore American. 12... (Read More)

Marriage Announcements –

Get the most out of GenealogyBank! (J. Stewart wedding – 1903, Nekoma, ND. LOC.gov) Whether you’re looking for a wedding announcement published on July 22, 1802, July 22, 1862 or July 22,1962 – GenealogyBank is your comprehensive source. I didn’t know that was in GenealogyBank! (Dallas (TX) Morning News – 22 July 1962)(Maine Eagle... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds more newspapers – 51 titles – 16 States

GenealogyBank announces that it has added newspaper backfiles for 51 newspapers from 16 States. This major upgrade brings GenealogyBank to nearly 300 million articles, books and records from over 3,800 newspapers; 260,000 books/documents and other resources. An esitmated One Billion Names. Click on the following links and start searching! CaliforniaColton. Chicano. 1 Issue. 5/10/1973Los... (Read More)

GenealogyBank.com adding more content for 16 states

GenealogyBank.com is adding 8,122 back issues — newspapers from 16 states – filling in gaps; 12 new titles. This new content will go live on GenealogyBank.com this week. New titles are indicated by an asterisk * Berkeley, CA. Grito. 1 Issue. 6/1/1970Los Angeles, CA. Amigo del Pueblo* 1 Issue. 1861-11-30Los Angeles, CA. Clamor Publico.... (Read More)

Space age technology unraveling ancient manuscripts

Alexandra Alter reports in today’s Wall Street Journal on global projects to digitize and make available the world’s ancient manuscripts that have long been unreadable. Click here to read her article: The Next Age of Discovery. (Wall Street Journal, 8 May 2009). “Archivists at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore used multispectral imaging to... (Read More)