The Chronicling America website is a project of the National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress to provide enhanced access to American newspapers. Over a period of approximately 20 years, NDNP will create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers from all the states and territories published between 1836 and 1922.
This searchable database will be permanently maintained at the Library of Congress and be freely accessible via the internet. On December 11, the NDNP added 183,698 historic newspaper pages (including 14 new titles) to the site, which accesses 864,509 pages from 108 titles that were published in nine states (California, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Texas, Utah, and Virginia) and the District of Columbia between 1880 and 1910. Six additional states (Arizona, Hawaii, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington) will be contributing content in 2009.
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