Monday, February 27, 2012

More Free Newspapers!

The following additional Ohio newspaper titles have been posted to Users can search for surnames or browse the issues page by page at no charge. This is a project of the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio in which OGS is a participant.
Highland Weekly News (Hillsboro) 1857 to 1886
Belmont Chonicle (St. Clairsville) 1855 to 1894
Belmont Farmers Mechanics and Manufacturers Advocate (St. Clairsville) 1853 to 1855
Urbana Union (Champaign Co) 1862 to 1872
Xenia Sentinel (Greene Co) 1863 to 1865
The theme for newspaper choices this year is the Civil War anniversary. Around 10 to 15 titles have been added each year through this grant.
Tom Neel, OGS Library Director

1 comment:

  1. I love newspapers for genealogy research. Where else could you find out that an ancestor was badly bitten by a dog in the 1860s?

    Regards, Jim
    Newspaper Genealogy at Hidden Genealogy Nuggets