New Newspapers added to Fulton History

Fulton History has added more newspapers to the millions of newspaper pages that were already on the website. Originally all newspapers were from New York State but in the last year there have been newspapers added from other states. The website now has over 29 million newspaper pages. I think there was an update in …

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New York State Online Newspapers

One of the items I have had on my list of things to write about on this blog was a list of online newspapers for New York State. Probably because there are so many websites with newspapers, I just kept putting it off. Now, I found that someone else has recently done the task of …

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Old News – Wolves

I recent found this interesting old newspaper article while searching for something else. THE FAIRPORT HERALD, Wed., January 31, 1917 WOLVES IN VICTOR Resident Has Thrilling Experience Get­ting Away From Pack Packs of wolves have been causing no small amount of  consternation and fear to the vicinity of Victor recently, as well as in other …

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New Newspapers added to Fulton History

Fulton History has added more newspapers to the millions of newspaper pages that were already on the website. All the added newspapers are from New York State. If you have visited there before, you can limit the search to only see new “hits.”On the bottom of the search box are selections for dates called “File …

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Anti-Slavery Newspapers

A collection of Anti-Slavery and Abolitionist Newspapers, has been added to the New York Heritage website, courtesy of St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library. This collection includes issues of Frederick Douglass newspapers that he published over many years. There are some issues of The North Star (1847 – 1851),  Frederick Douglass’ Paper (1851 – 1860?), Douglass’ Monthly (1858 – 1963) and and …

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Fulton History Online Article

Have you been to the Fulton History newspaper website? If you have any people that lived in New York State in the last 200 years you may be able to find them listed in an old newspaper. I wrote about Fulton History in 2009 and at that time there about 11 million newspaper pages online. …

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Catholic Newspapers Online

Courtesy of the Catholic Courier and the Catholic Diocese of Rochester, issues of the Catholic newspapers Catholic Courier and Catholic Journal from 1889 through 2004 are now available online. There are very few missing issues for that long run.The newspapers cover the entire Rochester Diocese which goes south all the way to the Pennsylvania border. …

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