Researching African Americans in Newspapers

October 20, 2014

This program involved a trip to the Library of Congress.  Tonijala Penn, Digital Conversion Specialist, discussed using the Chronicling America website to access digitized American  newspaper pages from 1789-1924.   Travis Westly, Head of Reference, Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room discussed finding historic newspapers that are not available online.   There was also time for  independent research.