New Area Newspapers to Search

Some Newark (Wayne Co.) area newspapers have been added to the RRLC Historical Newspapers of the Rochester Region website. Those new newspaper that are available to be searched are: The Arcadian Weekly Gazette April 1889 – March 1906 The Marion Enterprise September 1880 – December 1923 The Newark Union August 1872 – December 1891 To …

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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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News of the Past – Jan. 10-16, 1909

A meeting was held Sunday night Jan. 10 at National Theater to discuss what should be done about the unemployed men of Rochester. There isn’t any city agency at this time to help men find work. The only agency helping find employment is the YMCA. An employer said that it is a hard task to …

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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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