Boston Public Library (BPL) in Massachusetts is one of our newest partners for Chronicling America. In this interview we learn about how they selected newspapers spanning nearly 200 years of American history, beginning with the birth of the United States as a nation in the 1770s, and what they have learned along the way. Read about these incredible early newspapers and how to search them.
Historic newspapers are a rich yet often overlooked resource when it comes to studying LGBTQIA+ history. Read about search techniques and strategies unique to newspaper research, and watch our new video presentation: Finding LGBTQIA+ History Hidden in Newspapers.