Searchable Archive of > 30M American and Canadian Newspaper Pages
October 11, 2015 3:11 AM   Subscribe

Despite its aging interface and its slightly misleading name, The Old Fulton New York Postcards site is an amazing tool for anyone doing any kind of historical research. It is a huge searchable archive of american and canadian newspapers.
posted by sciencegeek (5 comments total) 39 users marked this as a favorite
 
A little bit about the man behind the efforts, Tom Tryinski.
posted by sciencegeek at 4:25 AM on October 11, 2015 [2 favorites]


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Not kidding about the aging interface.
posted by octothorpe at 4:36 AM on October 11, 2015 [2 favorites]


This site is invaluable for my research, along with the New York State Historic Newspaper Archive, which I find easier to search.
posted by chainsofreedom at 6:36 AM on October 11, 2015 [1 favorite]



Not kidding about the aging interface.

My phone let out an audible scream when it loaded the page. Can't wait to check it out on a different machine, though!
posted by mudpuppie at 8:40 AM on October 11, 2015


This site helped me break a genealogical brick wall that had surrounded my great-grandmother, and for that I will always be grateful.
posted by Lucinda at 8:50 AM on October 11, 2015 [3 favorites]


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