Phase 6 Titles Selected

19 Florida newspaper titles have been selected for digitization in Phase 6 of the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspapers Project’s NDNP grant. These papers were selected for their diverse geographic, temporal, cultural, and linguistic coverage. Collectively they contain content from 1887-1963 from 10 different counties in two languages. Adding these newspapers to Chronicling AmericaContinue reading Phase 6 Titles Selected

La Gaceta digitalizada

¡La Gaceta 1926-1932 y 1934-1943 ya está en línea en Chronicling America! Las ediciones hasta 1951 se agregarán durante los próximos dos años.   Puede encontrar más números de La Gaceta, incluidos 1922-1923, 1933 y 1952-2023 en Florida Digital Newspaper Library.   Este blog ha sido adaptado del ensayo sobre La Gaceta publicado en Chronicling America.  La Gaceta esContinue reading La Gaceta digitalizada

Behind the Scenes: Digitization

Getting a newspaper digitized and online is no simple task. It takes the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project (USCFDNP) 2 years and dozens of people from around the world to digitize approximately 100,000 pages of historic newspapers. Microfilm The digitization process starts with microfilm. Most historic newspapers we have today in libraries surviveContinue reading Behind the Scenes: Digitization

Cinema & Censorship: The Hays Code

Content warning: This article concerns censorship of motion pictures. It contains mentions of difficult topics including violence, death, rape and sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, cruelty to animals and children, and racism. Some of the films mentioned in this article may contain depictions of this content. This article also contains a staged photograph depictingContinue reading Cinema & Censorship: The Hays Code

Progress for the People: Newspaper History in the Virgin Islands

This grant cycle the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project has digitized new content from five US Virgin Islands newspapers: The St. Croix Tribune, The St. Croix Avis, The West End News, The Daily News of the Virgin Islands, and The Home Journal. These papers follow in the tradition of earlier papers from theContinue reading Progress for the People: Newspaper History in the Virgin Islands