The US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project celebrates 10 years of continuous digitization! Principal Investigator Patrick Reakes and Co-Principal Investigator Melissa Jerome reflect on 10 years of the project. Patrick Reakes: Principal Investigator 2013-2025 Senior Associate Dean, Scholarly Resources and Services George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida As we’re reaching the end of our 5thContinue reading Reflections on 10 Years of Digitization
This blog is also available in English ¡Nos acercamos al final de la Fase 5 del Proyecto de Periódico Digital del Caribe de EE. UU. y Florida! Durante esta fase (2021-2023), se digitalizaron los siguientes títulos de periódicos de Florida. Todos los números digitalizados de Diario las Américas ya están en Chronicling America. La mayoríaContinue reading Fase 5 Periódicos de Florida
Este blog también está disponible en español. We are nearing the end of Phase 5 of the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project! During this phase (2021-2023), the following newspaper titles from Florida were digitized. All digitized issues of Diario las Américas are already live in Chronicling America. Most issues of La Gaceta digitizedContinue reading Phase 5 Florida Titles
This article was adapted by Lindsay Negrello, Librarian at the University of the Virgin Islands, from the St. Croix Tribune’s title essay forthcoming in Chronicling America. The St. Croix Tribune (sn84037536) was an English-language newspaper produced by the St. Croix Co-operative Society in Christiansted, St. Croix, V.I., between 1922 and 1937. It was released daily, exceptContinue reading Introducing the St. Croix Tribune
This article was adapted by Lindsay Negrello, Librarian at the University of the Virgin Islands, from the St. Croix Avis’s title essay first published in Chronicling America. The St. Croix Avis (sn84037526) began publication in 1844 under the direction of editor and publisher Richard Hatchett in Christiansted, St. Croix (VI). It is a successor ofContinue reading Introducing the St. Croix Avis
We are nearing the end of Phase 5 of the US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project! During this phase (2021-2023), the following newspaper titles from the US Virgin Islands were digitized in collaboration with the University of the Virgin Islands. The St. Croix Avis and the St. Croix Tribune are already live in ChroniclingContinue reading Phase 5 US Virgin Islands Titles
A small island can serve as a remarkable microcosm for driving social change and can also provide an optimal environment for cultivating bold community leaders. David Hamilton Jackson was an exemplar of such a leader. Born in 1884 and raised on the island of St. Croix, Jackson received his initial training as an educator. JacksonContinue reading Bull and Bread Day/Liberty Day
Launch of Recetas de las Américas / Recipes from the Americas, a digital humanities project created to explore food in newspapers!
Este blog también está disponible en Español. El Mundo (San Juan, Puerto Rico) printed its first issue on February 17, 1919. This Spanish-language publication self-identified as the “Diario de la mañana” (“the morning daily”). In its first years, El Mundo‘s content primarily focused on providing information from the Americas and Europe, frequently including news services fromContinue reading El Mundo is now available!
Este blog también está disponible en Español. The self-proclaimed “Diario de la tarde” (“the afternoon daily”), the newspaper El Imparcial (San Juan, Puerto Rico) was one of the main witnesses to Puerto Rican and international history of the 20th century. It began publication on November 1, 1918 and frontpage headlines included the end of the WWI, theContinue reading Introducing El Imparcial