Saturday, August 6, 2011 Chronicling America: The Pennsylvania Newspaper Digital Project

Jul 21, 2011


1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Christ Church Great Hall, 20 N. American Street, Phila.  

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Penn State University Libraries began a project to digitize historical Pennsylvania newspapers on microfilm. Project Manager Karen Morrow and staff will discuss the project, including:

  • the history of the National Digital Newspaper Program and Chronicling America
  • origin of the Pennsylvania project
  • title selection, digitization and uploading of the images
  • how to use the Chronicling America website for your genealogical research other online newspaper resources available to researchers
  • question and answer period


Free to GSP members, $5 for non-members. Register by going to