Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

12/7/2011

Roots & Branches: Burgeoniing digitized newspapers underutilized

I continue to be amazed at how many pages of scanned and every-word-indexed newspapers have been put at genealogists’ disposal in just the last few years – and how relatively few genealogists are taking advantage at the bounty right at their fingertips.

I recall how intimidated I was as a novice genealogist going through old newspapers at the State Library of Pennsylvania, which has the state’s largest collection of microfilmed newspapers. for more click here

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