Apr 12 2013
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NewspaperARCHIVE.com – Try it today!

Whether you’re an expert historian or just someone trying to find a little bit more about your heritage, you’re going to be spending quite some time looking through historical records. A lot of times, though, you’re going to find that many historical records just don’t provide the type of information you’re looking for. Oftentimes official records were kept in a single location where they were lost, damaged, or even destroyed which can put a quick stop to any genealogical research you’re doing.

Don’t worry, though. Just because official records prove to be unfruitful doesn’t mean you have to end your search; an even better source you can use that are continuously being made available online—historic newspaper.

One of the best things about newspapers is they were widely distributed, meaning the chance an issue is completely out of existence is very slim (unlike historic public records where a few copies at most were made). Once you get a lead you won’t have to worry about whether or not it will lead to a dead-end because your paper trail ends. Another advantage of newspapers for historical research is that a lot of the entries about families (such as births or deaths) were written from family history provided by actual survivors at the time of occurrence, increasing the chance that the information is as accurate as possible. In small towns it’s even possible to follow the entire history of a family from a single source.


If you’re interested in newspaper research or finding more information about your family, visit NewspaperARCHIVE.com. With Newspaper Archive, you will gain access over 130 million newspaper pages (with more hundreds of thousands being added every day), entries and articles for thousands of people (including birth announcements, events, gossip, criminal trials, and obituary entries), and much more.

The most powerful feature of Newspaper Archive is the advanced search feature. Whether you are looking for papers from a major city or a small town, you will be able to narrow your search results to a specific geographic area or certain time period allowing complete control over your research.

If you’re ready to search over 2 billion personal and family records for FREE head over to NewspaperARCHIVE.com. Try it today!
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