July 8, 2008 (NAPLES, FL) - GenealogyBank, a leading online provider of historical and recent newspapers for family history research, announced today the addition of 219 new and expanded newspaper titles to its online archive.
Featuring millions of articles from small towns and big cities across the United States, the newest addition to GenealogyBank's unparalleled newspaper archive helps family history researchers with ties to New York (NY), Philadelphia (PA), Los Angeles (CA), San Francisco (CA), Portland (OR), Boston (MA) and Chicago (IL)-among others-track down lost ancestors and uncover fascinating details about their lives.
In addition to coverage from major metropolitan areas, GenealogyBank offers local and regional titles from Pawtucket (RI) to Plattsburg (NY); Berkeley (CA) to Brazoria (TX); Hartford (CT) to Honolulu (HI). These unique hometown papers provide community news and in-depth information on local residents from the 18th century to the present day.
"GenealogyBank's exclusive newspaper content lets researchers go beyond names and dates, providing first-hand accounts of the triumphs, struggles and daily lives of Americans across four centuries," says Tom Kemp, Genealogy Director for NewsBank, inc. "With more than one billion names in our database and a wealth of new content added monthly, you can always count on being able to dig a little deeper into your family's history."
Recently digitized titles include the Idaho Falls Times (ID, 1897-1920), Saturday Morning Citizen (Beverly, MA, 1858-1893), Nantucket Inquirer (MA, 1811-1832), Springfield Republican (MA, 1861-1910), St. Paul Daily Pioneer (MN, 1849-1872), Cincinnati Daily Gazette (OH, 1867-1883), Philadelphia Inquirer (PA, 1845-1860), The Pawtucket Times (RI, 1901-1921) and more than 200 others.
With new and expanded content from these and over 3,400 more titles from 1690 to today, GenealogyBank's comprehensive newspaper coverage gives family history researchers the opportunity to discover valuable, long-forgotten information about their American ancestors. In addition to nearly 120 million articles-each of which can be printed and preserved for family scrapbooks-GenealogyBank offers over 28 million modern obituaries; 82 million death records; 11,700 books and pamphlets; and 144,000 reports, military lists and documents. And with a 30-day trial now available for only $9.95, there's never been a better time to get started exploring your family history. Start Now.
GenealogyBank, a division of NewsBank, inc., supplies individuals interested in family history research with over 300 years of U.S. newspapers, government documents and other historical records in all 50 states. GenealogyBank contains over 227 million family history records including obituaries; birth, marriage and death notices; and much more. GenealogyBank can be found at: www.genealogybank.com.
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