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Find Your Roots Online! An overview of genealogical resources on the Internet
Last Updated: May 24, 2016 URL: http://infoguides.lccc.edu/genealogy Print Guide RSS Updates

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Example of Search Result from Brooklyn Daily Eagle

http://bklyn.newspapers.com/image/50394336/?terms=Mary%2BStoothoff

Ad placed by ancestor in 1879 to take in wash in Brooklyn.

 

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You never know what you will find about your family in the older newspaper articles!  Try to find local newspapers.  Look for

  • obituaries
  • marriage announcements
  • ship arrivals
  • advertisments
  • social events
  • court judgements
  • sports events
  • gossipy news!
 

Newspaper Resources

                  Newspapers

 

a)                  New York Times Historical Database

Available on the LCCC Library website under Articles and More.

1851-2010 Available to LCCC students and staff.

 

                         b)         Brooklyn Daily Eagle

                                     http://bklyn.newspapers.com//

Every issue of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from October 26, 1841 to 1955 is available and searchable online for free, courtesy of the Brooklyn Public Library.

 

c)                  Newspapers.com

             http://www.newspaper.com/

Get a free trial subscription and search historical newspapers from the 1700s to the 2000s from over 3500 US papers. 

 

                              d)         Don't forget GenealogyBank listed under the top ten tab!

                              e)               Fulton History newspapers

                                            http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html

                                             A quirky website, with about 29,000,000 newspaper pages

                                             from the US and Canada (mainly NY).  Many local

                                             newspapers. 

 

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