Coming Home to Your Roots (this Saturday)

“Coming Home to Your Roots” October 3, 2009 — 9:00 am – 4:00 pm — Central Library downtown The Rochester Genealogical Society is co-sponsoring an exciting event with the Local History/Genealogy Division  of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County It is being held on the 2nd floor of the Rundel Building, as part …

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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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