WORKSHOP: Searching Historic Newspapers Online

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Registration for this event will close on October 19, 2023 @ 10:00am.
There are 26 seats remaining.

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Historic newspapers are secondary sources that can provide genealogical, biographical, and historical information. Participants in this session will discover techniques for searching digitized newspapers online, including repositories on Chronicling America and The session will focus on Tennessee newspapers.

Instructor: Eric Head, Knox County Archivist, Knox County Archives, Knox County Public Library

This program is free; however, pre-registration is required. It will be held in the computer classroom of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection on the third floor of the East Tennessee History Center.

The East Tennessee History Center’s Genealogy Program is a partnership between Knox County Public Library and the East Tennessee Historical Society with support from Friends of the Knox County Public Library and East Tennessee PBS.


For ADA accommodations, call (865) 215-8703 or send request to 72 hours in advance of program.


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