Fairport, NY newspapers

The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) has a new website called Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region that has as the first part of the project, online newspapers for Fairport, NY. Included are these newspapers: Fairport Herald (February 1873-March-1889, April 1890-December 1895, 1896-April 1925) Fairport Herald-Mail (May-December 1925) Fairport-Perinton Herald-Mail (1980-1992) Monroe County …

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Footnote and Gannett

A press release came out from Footnote.com about some new newspaper records that they are getting from Gannett. “We wanted to let you know of an exciting new partnership between Footnote and the largest newspaper publisher in the US, the Gannett Company. Gannett, publisher of 84 daily newspapers including USA Today, will be able to …

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Newspaper Index Online

Back in June I posted about the Rochester Newspaper Index because I knew that it was going to be available online. I can now report that it is online on this page. It an instant popular hit and has generated many requests for copies of newspaper articles from the Rochester Public Library. So don’t be …

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Newspaper Index at RPL – Part 2 (1851 -1903)

Did you read the first part? It is below this part.      The second part of the indexing project was to index newspapers from Jan. 1, 1851, but during the project the money began to run out and it was decided that only one newspaper would be indexed after June 1854. The project was cut …

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Newspaper Index at RPL – Part 1 (1818-1850)

     There has been some talk recently about the newspaper indexes that are in the Local History Division of the Rochester Public Library. This will tell you what is in the indexes and what is not in the indexes.      The indexes were done in the Great Depression by the U.S. National Youth Administration which …

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