North Carolina newspapers 1719-1926, 1988-Today

(Photographer: Marion Post Wolcott. Courtesy, Library of Congress: LC-USF34-52728-D) See what’s cooking in the Wilkins family kitchen … near Tallyho, Granville County, North Carolina … and all the other news recorded in the Tar Heel State’s old newspapers. GenealogyBank.com has North Carolina’s historical newspapers from 1719-1926, 1988-Today. Click here to search all of North... (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)

New Site for Searching Lexington, KY Historical Newspapers

GenealogyBank has created a special site for searching Lexington, Kentucky’s historical newspapers. Photo: Tobacco crop, Lexington, KY 1910. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Search Lexington, KY Historical Newspapers – Click Here This site includes 7 newspapers from 1794 to 1922 including: Kentucky GazetteLexington HeraldLexington Herald-LeaderMorning HeraldReporterStewart Kentucky HeraldWestern Monitor.. (Read More)

GenealogyBank – packed with veteran’s records

Today is Veteran’s Day – I have many ancestors and cousins that served – from the days of the Colonial militia, the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 right up to today. In fact my brother and I joined the Navy when we were 17 – but that was a long time ago. With Veteran’s... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adding newspapers from 22 States

In a major release GenealogyBank today announced that it is adding 67 historical newspapers from 22 States – including 32 more Spanish language newspapers. With well over 3,500 newspapers on GenealogyBank it has never been easier to find birth records, wedding announcements, obituaries and the biographical details of more than 1 billion of our... (Read More)

National Archives, Library of Congress Documents Go Online

The National Archives and the Library of Congress announced today that they have begun loading digital copies of their materials on a new site called the World Digital Library.Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein and Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced today that the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has become... (Read More)

Kentucky Newspapers online

List of Kentucky newspapers that are scheduled to go online on GenealogyBank in the months ahead. Quickly find obituaries; birth, engagement & wedding announcements; and so much more. (Stephen Foster’s My Old Kentucky Home …. courtesy of Library of Congress, Music for the Nation) List of upcoming Kentucky Newspapers that will be added to... (Read More)