NEH's Historical Newspapers Project Hits a New Milestone

(September 5, 2019)

According to a press release, “Chronicling America, the free, searchable database of historical American newspapers, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and housed and maintained online at the Library of Congress, has reached a new milestone in its development: the participation of partners digitizing newspapers from 48 states and two territories.

“With recent NEH grant awards to new National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) hubs covering Rhode Island, Wyoming, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Chronicling America website will now include newspapers from all U.S. states except Massachusetts and New Hampshire.”…