The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC) issued a joint press release yesterday to announce a new milestone in Chronicling America: the posting of its 5 millionth page.
“… Launched by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 2007, Chronicling America – chroniclingamerica.loc.gov – a free, searchable database of historic U.S. newspapers provides enhanced and permanent access to historically significant newspapers published in the United States between 1836 and 1922. It is a part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a joint effort between the two agencies and 32 state partners ….”
The press releases can be found at NEH: http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2012-10-22 and LC: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-198.html. The Vermont newspaper content on the site can be found here: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/vermont/.