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More Ontario newspapers added to Newspapers.com

Ancestry has added 13 Ontario newspapers to Newspapers.com. They were published in Bradford, Mississauga, Newmarket, and Stroud. With the exception of the Bradford Witness that covers more then 100 years and the South Simcoe News that covers 37 years, the … Continue reading

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New Ontario publication on Newspapers.com

Ancestry yesterday added The Daily Record of Niagara Falls, Ontario, from December 1908-August 1917, to its collection of 391 Canadian newspapers on Newspapers.com About six to eight pages were published daily in The Daily Record during the period of issues … Continue reading

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Toronto Star added to Newspapers.com

Be still, my heart!! Newspapers.com has added the Toronto Star, 1900-2020, to its collection. This newspaper was established in 1892 as the Evening Star and was later renamed the Toronto Daily Star in 1900. It’s so tempting to cancel my Thanksgiving plans to search … Continue reading

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Toronto Star Weekly now available to search on Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com yesterday added the Toronto Star Weekly, 1910-1973, to its Canadian collection that now holds 375 publications. The Star Weekly magazine was a weekend publication. According to Wikipedia, the magazine was read widely in rural Canada where delivery of daily newspapers was infrequent. … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA test and online newspaper archives help New Zealander find her birth father — a convicted bank robber in Canada

A reference librarian in New Zealand spent more than 20 years trying to track down her birth father, and she shared her story with the Vancouver Sun. After New Zealand relaxed laws in 1999 on access to closed adoptions, Heather … Continue reading

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New genealogy videos on Allen County Public Library’s YouTube channel include probate records, writing family stories, scanning, searching Newspapers.com, and DNA

If you’re like me and have difficulty remembering when it’s time to watch a live virtual presentation, you’ll be pleased to learn Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana continues to post recordings of its Genealogy Center’s presentations on … Continue reading

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Expect more US, Canadian and UK newspapers on Newspapers.com in 2022

In its latest email to subscribers and followers, Newspapers.com said it plans to add new newspapers from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to the database this year, but didn’t say when or how many titles. It will … Continue reading

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Lots of historic Canadian newspapers added to Newspapers.com, including the Montreal Star

Newspapers.com has quietly digitized many Canadian newspaper collections, including 110 years of Canada’s largest newspaper back in the day — the Montreal Star — and made them available for subscribers to search. In 2019, there were about 90 Canadian newspapers … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 26, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsGetting a Sense of Community through the Community Stories Collection by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Vital Records Newly Available by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family. Arizona: Digitized County Histories … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 7, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsHow to search newspaper articles (and more) at BAnQ by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the BMD. Manitoba Ancestors: Issues of “The Commercial” on Canadiana by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian … Continue reading

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