Preserving and Digitizing Newspapers

(from Dick Eastman · July 6, 2015) Archivists using the latest conservation technology are racing to digitize 300 years of newspapers before they crumble to dust – and that’s just for starters. The Guardian has published a fascinating story about a huge project by a team from the British Library that is preserving newspapers. The […]

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Surname Spelling Mistakes!

(by Diane L Richard, Your Genealogy Today and Internet Genealogy author 6-27-2015) Be careful of what you consider to be the “correct”, or “only”, spelling of a surname. Though we now consider the spelling of our surnames “fixed”, throughout much of history they were not. Many did not “sign” their name to documents. Most documents […]

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