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February 26, 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of “Polish Americans React to President William McKinley’s Assassination” lesson plan! These educational materials have been created to engage students with digitized Polish-American newspapers.  Students will learn how to find evidence of the past, detect bias in newspaper articles, and place current immigration issues in a historical context. The

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February 8, 2018

The following papers are now available on Chronicling America: from Canton, Vaterlandsfreund (1833), 1834-1836, Vaterlandsfreund und Westliche Beobachter, 1836-1837, Vaterlandsfreund und Geist der Zeit, 1837-1845, Vaterlandsfreund (1845), 1845-1846, and Ohio Staats-bote, 1846-1851; and from Pomeroy and Columbus, Ohio, 1873-1874 and Ohio Waisenfreund, 1874-1875, 1940-1953!