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 Celebrates Second Anniversary Online — Reports 67% Growth in Family History Records

GenealogyBank has added over 80 million historical newspaper articles, recent obituaries and other vital records in the past two years – growing 67% – going from 160 million records to over 240 million articles, records & documents.To celebrate its expansion and success, GenealogyBank is now offering a 30-day trial for only $9.95 along with... (Read More)

GenealogyBank adds even more newspapers

Hot off the press! I just received word that GenealogyBank began adding an additional 67 historical newspapers today. (Image from Library of Congress – American Memory Project) That jumps the total with yesterday’s announcement to 107 titles added this weekend!! These titles will finish loading later this week. These additional historical newspapers are from... (Read More)

Jim Thorpe – Born May 28, 1888

We all heard the stories of Jim Thorpe – the world’s greatest athlete – while we were growing up. The newspapers & movies regularly carried stories about him and he was even featured on a box of Wheaties. (photo – NC Museum of History). He loved to compete. He enjoyed the battle itself and... (Read More)