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Archive: 2022 (10 Posts)

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Chronicling America Celebrates Two Major Milestones

Posted by: Malea Walker

The following is a guest post written by Robin Pike, Head of the Digital Collections Services Section in the Library’s Serial and Government Publications Division. The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) has reached two major milestones this September: the inclusion of New Hampshire as the 50th state to join the program and making 20 million …

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Dr. Margaret Chung: First American Born Chinese Woman Physician

Posted by: Malea Walker

The following is a guest post from Meg Metcalf, a reference librarian in the Main Reading Room, currently on detail in the Serial and Government Publications Division. “Margaret Jessie Chung has Aspirations,” the Los Angeles Herald headline read on October 10, 1905. Margaret was a 16-year-old, first-generation Chinese American who was teaching English in the …

A child carrying a bundle of newspapers in one hand, the other arm held high with a copy of the Anchorage Daily Times, the headline reading

Free Puzzles: Coloring Edition

Posted by: Malea Walker

Since its inception in 2016 by the New York Academy of Medicine, archives, libraries, and museums have participated in #ColorOurCollections on social media. Join in by trying out some of these fun and challenging coloring puzzles from the pages of our historic newspapers!