Happy Juneteenth!

Posted by & filed under General, Texas Digital Newspaper Program.

The celebration of Juneteenth in Texas on June 19th has marked the ending of slavery in the United States since 1865.  To celebrate this year, I’d like to share some items and collections I’ve found on The Portal to Texas History and the Gateway to Oklahoma History that are about African-American Texans whose lives have… Read more »

Extra! Extra! Chronicling America Reaches 10 Million Pages!

Posted by & filed under Events, Grants, Milestones, Texas Digital Newspaper Program.

On October 7th, Chronicling America, the website through which the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) content is hosted, reached a huge milestone in its history.  “The site now features more than 10 million pages – 74 terabytes of total data – from more than 1,900 newspapers in 38 states and territories and the District of… Read more »