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. From Monday, May 10 through Sunday, May 16, all History Unfolded registrants have free access to newspapers.com’s premium subscription archives. Gain access here.
Above the Fold
The History Unfolded Blog
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
Judith Haran, a veteran citizen historian who has submitted over 200 articles to the History Unfolded website, recently created a video tutorial explaining how to find newspaper articles for this project. She created the video for the reference and benefit of all other project volunteers who may be interested.
Hi! My name is Eric Schmalz. I am your community manager. In a nutshell, I exist to help you! If you have any questions about how to do research, if you are curious about the project in general, or if you want to get even more involved, I’m your go-to person. Send me a tweet @Eric_USHMM, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call me at 202-382-0211.
Natasha Hollenbach is the Digital Projects Librarian at the Montana Historical Society (MHS). She signed up for History Unfolded in spring 2016, and has been a strong advocate for ensuring that our database includes information from “Big Sky Country.”