How to Do Genealogy Research with German-Language Newspapers

Introduction: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary writes about resources and techniques to help you find family history information in foreign-language newspapers, even if you’re not familiar with that language. GenealogyBank’s recent announcement that it is adding Italian American newspapers in... (Read More)

GenealogyBank’s Archives Keep Growing, Every Single Day

In the next few weeks GenealogyBank will be adding even more newspapers to its vast online historical newspaper archives, which currently contain more than 6,400 titles and over 1.25 billion articles—including more than 215 million obituaries. Here is a list of the newspaper titles and date ranges that will be added from seven states:... (Read More)

Thousands of Old Newspaper Back Issues Added Online Every Day!

It is exciting to see the fast pace of more back issues being digitized and added to GenealogyBank’s online historical newspaper archives. Checking in with our production team I found that just this week they were adding another 3,000 back issues from the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 477 issues from the Greensboro Daily News... (Read More)

Dating Old Family Photographs with Civil War Revenue Stamps

Introduction: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary shows how to determine the date of undated, Civil War-era family photographs using revenue stamps affixed to the back of the picture. Do you have Civil War-era photographs of your ancestors that are undated?... (Read More)

More Newspapers, from California to Washington, D.C., Coming Soon!

GenealogyBank adds more records to several thousand newspapers every day to provide you with enhanced coverage for your family research. Our next batch of current newspaper additions will span across the U.S., from California to Washington, D.C., including some recent newspapers from the heartland in Iowa and South Dakota. This round of expansion, we’ll... (Read More)

More 20th Century Newspapers Going Online!

GenealogyBank is expanding its online archives to include more 20th Century newspapers for genealogy research. We’re adding the Boston Daily Record (Boston, Massachusetts) as well as expanding twentieth century newspaper coverage in Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia and the District of Columbia. GenealogyBank keeps growing and growing, adding more newspaper articles to our historical... (Read More)

Millions More Historical Newspaper Articles Going Online Soon!

Did you realize GenealogyBank adds millions of digitized newspaper articles every week? This month we’ve added over 21 million records to GenealogyBank, including the following ten newspaper titles from seven states and the District of Columbia, spanning a date range of 1898 to 1988. Here are just a few of the newspapers we are... (Read More)

Recent Obituaries Coming Online for 25 Newspapers!

GenealogyBank is constantly expanding, putting more newspaper records online to help with your family history research. Over the next week we will be adding more coverage from 11 states, with 25 titles ranging from Alaska to Florida, adding these newspapers to our Recent Obituaries collection. Michigan will expand by a whopping 8 new newspaper... (Read More)

More Additions to GenealogyBank’s Online Newspaper Archives

GenealogyBank continues to add more content to its online historical newspaper archives every day, a continuous effort to provide more information to help with your family history research. Here is a list of more than 3,000 back issues of seven newspapers from the District of Columbia, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia that... (Read More)