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Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online, 1841-1902

Sometimes referred to as "the borough of homes and churches," Brooklyn has long been an urban community that has captured the attention of the United States and the rest of the world. For over a century, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle chronicled the community's history while under the reins of a host of well-regarded editors, including Walt Whitman. This Web site, which is a collaboration between the...
New York Times at 150

The New York Times just celebrated its 150th birthday in September. Though the events of September eclipsed this milestone in terms of news coverage, the Times has, this week, posted a special section to mark the anniversary. Here users will find a range of offerings, including articles by Michael Chabon, David Halberstam, Anna Quindlen, and others; a video tour of the New York of the...

Readers curious about how newspapers around the nation and the world are covering events during these difficult times may find this site useful. NewspaperLinks, is brought to the Web by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) and gives quick links to newspaper Websites around the world. A clickable map as well as drop-down menus make this a very easy-to-use site, and content includes links to...
PR Newswire (PRN)

Once offered only to its members and to subscribers of fee-based online retrieval services, PR Newswire is now freely available on the Internet. Users of the site may choose to view the day's 100 most recent stories, search by keyword, or browse by industry type, company name, ticker symbol, or state. Of particular interest to Internauts is the "Industry Focus: Technology" page (available from the...
Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919

The Stars and Stripes was a newspaper written by troops (and for the troops) serving in the American Expeditionary Force of the United States Army during the United States' involvement in World War I. The newspaper's existence was endorsed by official order of General John J. Pershing, who wanted the publication to strengthen the moral of the troops and to promote unity within the American...
The Christian Science Monitor: Electronic Edition

The Christian Science Monitor has recently opened a full text Web edition that also provides Monitor Radio hourly broadcasts (in RealAudio format), the mid-day edition of Monitor Radio (available for 24 hours after the broadcast), continuous headline updates from Associated Press, and Our Place, an archive of stories and links related to books, arts and music, TV and film, family and community,...
The Franklin County Publication Archive Index

Researching and documenting local histories can be difficult work, as any genealogist or amateur historian can attest to. Barbara Stewart and her colleagues at the University of Massachusetts have created a valuable Web-based resource for people interested in researching Franklin County in Massachusetts. Essentially, the Archive Index allows users to search for articles (organized by subject) from...
The History Buff

This site, devoted to the history of newspapers in the United States and to US history in general, offers several notable American history resources. Essays by members of the Newspaper Collectors Society of America, with which this site is affiliated, cover a range of topics relating to the history of newspaper journalism. The essay archive is searchable. Resources of interest to collectors...
The Sacred Heart Review

A few years ago, an enterprising librarian at the Boston College Libraries noticed a number of dusty folios in the Theology and Ministry Library. As it turned out, these folios contained the Sacred Heart Review, which was published from 1888 to 1916. This newspaper was edited by the Revered John O'Brien, pastor of the Sacred Heart Church in East Cambridge. Most certainly not a church bulletin,...
Today's Front Pages

Readers curious about how newspapers around the nation and the world are covering events during these difficult times may find this site useful. From the Newseum, this resource provides expandable thumbnails of front pages from September 12, 2001 newspapers from around the world. The Newseum is an interactive museum devoted to journalism and sponsored by the Freedom Forum, "a nonpartisan,...
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