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Occupations: innovators and inventions

Occupations: innovators and inventions

In thinking about using newspapers to discover more about the vast array of occupations that have existed over the centuries — some of...
Hot off the press – papers added this week

Hot off the press – papers added this week

This past week we added significantly to our most recently added titles.  We added 112,987 pages to nine existing titles, and published thre...
The hair, violence, and craftsmanship of Emma Willis’ ancestors

The hair, violence, and craftsmanship of Emma Willis’ ancestors

Emma Willis explored the back streets of Birmingham, uncovered a violent ancestor, and revealed magnificent Irish craftsmanship in her famil...

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