Tracing Your Ancestors: A Genealogist's Guide To Newspaper Research

Tracing Your Ancestors: A Genealogist's Guide To Newspaper Research

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Tracing Your Ancestors: A Genealogist's Guide to Newspaper Research; by Gena Philibert-Ortega; 2020; 66 pp; Soft Cover - Saddle-stapled; Item #: MM034

This book is also available in PDF eBook format.

This excellent guide to newspaper research is a must-have for all genealogists. Loaded with up-to-the-minute information on how to find your ancestors in newspapers, it's sure to be of help to thousands of genealogists. The following is from the Table of Contents:

  • Newspaper Finding Aids - Take some time to explore newspaper finding aids to complete your research
  • Types of Newspaper Articles - There's more to newspaper research than obituaries. It's time to discover!
  • 5 Steps to Better Research - Planning your research carefully will yield better results
  • What to Do If It's Not Online - Check multiple websites as well as repositories for relevant newspapers
  • Beyond City Newspapers - Are you looking for ideas to widen your search? We show you where to look!
  • African-American Newspapers - Valuable reflections on the concerns and everyday lives of the community
  • Start With FamilySearch! - An ideal aid for newspapers via indexes, abstracts and resources
  • Chronicling America - a go-to resource for those researching American ancestors
  • Free U.S. Websites State-by-State - We present over 40 free online newspaper sites spanning the country
  • Google News - You can search and browse newspapers on Google News Archive
  • GenealogyBank - Over 13,000 newspapers and 250 million obituaries to explore, and more!
  • - We give you three reasons to love this popular site for newspaper research.
  • Library and Archives Canada - Many excellent resources exist for finding your Canadian family in newspapers
  • Findmypast - Great source of billions of online records including three newspaper collections
  • MyHeritage Newspapers - A multi-faceted genealogy company with five newspaper databases to explore
  • British Newspaper Archives - It's time to learn more about this collaborative partnership!