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Newspapers.com Overview

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If you are not familiar with newspapers.com, we have created a brief overview of how to search for and submit articles from newspapers.com to History Unfolded. All History Unfolded participants can sign up for a week of free access to Ancestry’s newspapers.com archives during Fall 2021 from October 18-24, November 15-21, and December 6-12.  Read More

1 June 2016, Teacher Jennifer Goss and her students use and give testimonials about the History Unfolded Program in Staunton, Virginia.

High Priority Research Explained

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One of the goals for History Unfolded is to develop a representative sample of newspaper reporting in each of the fifty states in order to facilitate scholarly research and comparative data analysis. Toward that end, the Museum has identified the two newspapers, or in some cases three, with the highest circulation in each state in 1940. We have set a goal to publish findings from these two newspapers for each event module in each state. Read More