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July 24, 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of “The 1920s Ku Klux Klan from an Immigrant Perspective” unit plan! These educational materials have been created to engage students with digitized foreign language newspapers. Students will learn how to search the Chronicling America website to find evidence of the past, detect bias in newspaper articles, and analyze the

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July 24, 2018

We are pleased to announce the third Searching Chronicling America’s Foreign Language Newspapers video tutorial is now available via the Ohio History Connection’s YouTube Channel! Using Online Translation Tools will show you some tips for working with foreign language newspapers on Chronicling America. Topics covered include the importance of immigrant newspapers; titles and mottos; bias;

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July 16, 2018

The following papers are now online at Chronicling America: from Cleveland, Siebenbürgisch-Amerikanisches Volksblatt, 1939-1954; from Columbus, Westbote (1843), 1863-1871, Wochenblatt des Westboten, 1871-1872, and Westbote (1872), 1872-1895; and from New Philadelphia, Deutsche Beobachter, 1894-1910!

June 15, 2018

Today’s Ohio Memory Blog post shares information about Ohio’s Croatian-American newspapers and our efforts to digitize them for Chronicling America–click here to read more!