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Gale Introduces Digital Archive of 19th Century Amateur Newspapers

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Gale is introducing a new digital archive of the 19th century that gives students and researchers an inside look at how teens and young adults of the period expressed themselves and their opinions to the world. Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society provides authentic newspaper writings published by the younger generation of the 19th century. Read Gale’s blog about the new archive.

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The archive features tens of thousands of issues, and includes editorials, original short fiction, essays, and poetry. It provides resources for researchers looking to make connections with the era, and delivers compelling insight into the voice of young Americans of the period. 

Amateur Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society source archives offers:

  • more than 80,000 pages of content
  • over 3,000 individual newspaper titles from 48 states in the U.S.
  • insight into the interests and lives of ordinary people and youth during the 19th century, rather than big-business printers and publishers.

Download images from the archive here. To request a trial, visit the Amateur Newspapers web page.

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