Category Archives: Program Updates

New Additions from S.C. to Chronicling America

We are excited to announce that more historical South Carolina newspapers have been added to Chronicling America! The newest titles include The Bamberg Herald from 1901 to 1922; several titles from Camden covering the time period 1836 to 1891; and … Continue reading

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Chronicling America Workshop

Last week, the SCDNP team traveled to Winnsboro, South Carolina to host a workshop for the Fairfield County Genealogical Society. Laptops in hand, the excited attendees used the hour to learn more about our digital newspaper program and to get … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: More S.C. Newspapers Added to Chronicling America

We’re happy to announce that more historical South Carolina newspapers have been added to Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers! With new content from Newberry and several new titles from Abbeville, there are now 65 newspaper titles published in South Carolina … Continue reading

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Extending Our Reach

As many of you know, we were recently awarded a third grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue our great work with the National Digital Newspaper Program for two more years (you can read more about this … Continue reading

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New News for the Newspapers!

We are very excited to let you know about several new developments with our program! First off, we are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded additional funding from the National Endowment for Humanities to continue as a partner … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Chronicling America Reaches Six Million Pages!

As of Monday, March 18, 2013, the team at the Library of Congress has made some enormous improvements to Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.  Adding over 800,000 new pages to the database, the site now holds over 6 million pages … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please! All 103,352 historical S.C. newspaper pages now online!

All 103,352 newspaper images, and 19 historical S.C. newspapers have been approved and uploaded by the Library of Congress and are now available online in Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers! For the past two years, we here at the South … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more! More historic S.C. newspapers added to Chronicling America!

This week, the Library of Congress added three more historic South Carolina newspaper titles, and 30,000 newspaper pages, into Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. These are the Keowee courier (Pickens, S.C.) (1861-1900 now available), the Orangeburg news, (Orangeburg, S.C.) and … Continue reading

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Breaking news! The Sumter Watchman and the Watchman and Southron are now available in Chronicling America

Breaking News! Two more newspaper titles, the Sumter watchman and the Watchman and southron, are now available online in Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Also, more Charleston daily news content is now online. So far, 39,024 digitized S.C. newspaper images … Continue reading

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The new year brings changes!

The South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program Blog will be undergoing server changes in the upcoming weeks and may be unavailable for a period of time.  These changes will require the blog to have a different web url as well as … Continue reading

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Hot off the press! The Anderson Intelligencer and the Charleston Daily News are now on Chronicling America!

We just received word this afternoon that two newspaper titles, the Anderson Intelligencer and the Charleston Daily News,  have been added into Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. To date, 29,178 newspaper images (of the 100,000 total number of images we … Continue reading

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Columbia Phoenix in Chronicling America

The following newspaper titles are now available in Chronicling America!  Feel free to be like Kristin Amsden and Virginia Pierce (pictured below) and browse the issues, search for particular topics, and share with all of your friends and colleagues. Columbia … Continue reading

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July 2010 Progress

SCDNP completed an important milestone in the program. SCDNP staff submitted Batch A to the Library of Congress for inclusion in Chronicling America.   If accepted by LC, the batch will be ingested and made publicly available in September.  The batch … Continue reading

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June 2010 Progress

June brought several developments for the SCDNP program. We sent two batches to the vendor. Batch E has approximately 9892 images and covers three newspaper titles, including: Anderson intelligencer, Anderson daily intelligencer, and Intelligencer. Batch F has approximately 9890 images … Continue reading

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April 2010 Progress

SCDNP sent two batches to the vendor. Batch C has approximately 9889 images and covers three newspaper titles, including: The daily phoenix, The tri-weekly phoenix, and Anderson intelligencer. Batch D has approximately 9966 images and covers three newspaper titles, including: … Continue reading

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March 2010 Progress

SCDNP sent two batches to the vendor. Batch A has approximately 9973 images and covers five different newspaper titles, including: Columbia phoenix (2 different versions), Columbia daily phoenix, The daily phoenix, and Tri-weekly phoenix. Batch B has approximately 9713 images … Continue reading

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SCDNP in the News

Over the past months, SCDNP has gained attention from newspapers around the state.  See the following links for coverage of the program: 1. “USC at Leading Edge of Newspaper, Film Digitization,” The Free-Times (Columbia, S.C.) 2. “Project will put history … Continue reading

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