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Historical Louisiana newspapers recently added to Chronicling America

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The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP) is pleased to announce that an additional four historical Louisiana newspapers have recently been uploaded to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America site.

The New Orleans Daily Democrat, The South-Western , The Sugar Planter, and True American are now fully text-searchable and freely available online.  These are the last of the 20 historical newspapers added to Chronicling America by DLNP as part of the 2011-2013 grant from the National Digital Newspapers Program (NDNP).

Began in 2009, DLNP has contributed 78 historical Louisiana newspapers to Chronicling America‘s searchable database of newspapers from across the nation. In the next two years, an additional 50 historical Louisiana newspapers will be digitized and added to Chronicling America as part of a renewed grant for 2013-2015.  For a full list of currently available and upcoming titles please visiting the Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers site.

Project Manager for the Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project

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