Florida Panthers Leap Out of the Past

  On March 3rd we celebrate the 117th anniversary of Florida’s statehood. The 27th state to join the Union, Florida in 1845 was largely unsettled by non-Native American groups. From its discovery by Europeans onward, settlers struggled to learn how to survive in a difficult climate filled with potentially troublesome plants and animals. While mentioningContinue reading Florida Panthers Leap Out of the Past

Celebrating Chronicling America’s 10 Million Pages

October 7, 2015 UF Libraries’ Florida and Puerto Rico Newspaper Project Celebrates Contributions to Chronicling America’s 10 Million Pages Free, searchable database of historic newspapers reflects Florida & Puerto Rico history The University of Florida and the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras today join the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities inContinue reading Celebrating Chronicling America’s 10 Million Pages

Introduction

Welcome! The Florida and Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project(FPRDNP) is a collaboration between the University of Florida Smathers Libraries and the library at the University of Puerto Rico– Rio Piedras, as part of the state and territory’s involvement in the NDNP. The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) and the LibraryContinue reading Introduction