Nearly 14 million historic newspaper pages have been digitized and placed online in the last 11 years at the Library of Congress. Are your ancestors’ stories included among them? Learn a bit about the history of the Chronicling America project, take a tour of the website and perhaps, most importantly, discover a few of the state projects that have continued the work and have digitized even more of their state’s newspapers.
Dawn Bingaman began working on her genealogy as part of a Girl Scout project many years ago and continues to research almost daily. In 2011, she began ramping up her skill set by attending week-long genealogy institutes. She has attended all four major genealogical institutes in the United States, completing eleven courses to date. Dawn works full-time as an IT Manager and is the former Chair of the SGS Computer Interest Group.