GenealogyBank Digitizes Over Three Million Newspaper Articles and Obituaries
GenealogyBank, a leading resource for family history information announced today the recent addition of over three million digitized historical newspaper articles and modern obituaries to its online archive.
With over 3,400 U.S. newspapers from all 50 states, GenealogyBank is the fastest growing newspaper archive for family history research. Newspapers from the 1600s to the present day offer over 27 million obituaries and more than 115 million articles. Each article is a single digital image that can be printed and preserved for family scrapbooks.
"GenealogyBank's unique newspaper content let's researchers go beyond names and dates, providing first-hand accounts of the triumphs, tragedies and daily lives of Americans over three centuries," says Tom Kemp, Genealogy Director for NewsBank, inc.
New and expanded coverage recently added to GenealogyBank includes the Birmingham Age-Herald (AL) 1897-1901, Anaconda Standard (MT) 1903-1918, New York Jewish Daily News (NY) 1910-1915, New York Wall Street Daily News (NY) 1879-1907, Charlottesville Jeffersonian Republican (VA) 1855-1880, Montpelier Argus and Patriot (VT) 1863-1870, Fort Atkinson Wisconsin Chief (WI) 1853-1866 and many others.
Kemp adds, "GenealogyBank is continually expanding, with millions of family records and names added monthly. Now is a great time to get started researching your family history!"
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