NewsBank Launches NewsInHistory.com
Web-Based Historical Newspapers Offer Valuable Insight into American History!
NAPLES, Fla./Tuesday, August 18, 2009— NewsBank, inc., one of the world's premier information providers, announced today the launch of NewsInHistory.com, a subscription service providing easy access to fully-searchable historical U.S. newspapers published from 1800-2000.
Featuring thousands of newspapers from all 50 states, including new content added monthly, NewsInHistory.com provides an exceptional record of the topics, people, issues and events that shaped America’s past.
"NewsInHistory.com consolidates two centuries of hard-to-find American historical newspapers into a single database," says website editor Tony Pettinato. "This comprehensive resource makes it easy to find eyewitness accounts of battles, wide-ranging news and editorials, period photographs, advertisements, firsthand perspectives on daily life, and much more."
NewsInHistory.com offers cover-to-cover reproductions of thousands of historical newspapers and millions of articles that capture the civic, political, social and cultural events of American life. This new resource will appeal to a broad spectrum of users, from the serious scholarly researcher to the casual user interested in learning more about the nation’s past.
In addition to the extensive newspaper archives, visitors to NewsInHistory.com can also enjoy free, thought-provoking commentaries that explore important events in American history. This week's featured article is Pickett's Charge: Turning Point of the Civil War. For a limited time, new subscribers can save up to 20% on memberships. Visit NewsInHistory.com to learn more.
NewsInHistory.com, a division of NewsBank, inc., partners with a variety of historical societies and leading American publishers to provide web-based access to thousands of historical newspaper titles from every region of the United States. For more information visit: NewsInHistory.com