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1818-1897 newspaper index available online

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1818-1897 newspaper index available online

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We are glad to be able to announce the immediate availability of the Rochester Newspaper Index Online.

See the information at:;

Please be advised that:

1. Searching it is free; you may wish to print off copies of relevant pages if you come in.

2. Copies cost money, either order from the site or if you come in person to make them yourselves

3. We sincerely regret being unable to do lookups in the paper for users (see the FAQ)

4. The names are what they are - the index was compiled in the 30's as a WPA project. There are some quaint and curious variations on names

5. It can be searched via the Adobe Reader search software.

6. Each individual volume must be searched individually; there is no way to to all volumes.

7. It differs from sites like in that you can look at the citation, but there is no way to click through and see the underlying newspaper. We wanted to but the cost was prohibitive. We are still investigating ways of doing that.

8. Comments to this will be read, but please read the FAQ's for it. Re-read # 3 and 4.

Happy hunting!
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