newspaper buildings

I'm looking for examples of unusual newspaper buildings--extant or not.  Examples would be the Mexico (Missouri) Ledger Building which has a oversized depiction of the paper's front page on its facade.  Or the Dallas Morning News building with a large tablet on its facade engraved with a quote about the value of journalism. 

Thanks in advance for any suggestions you might have.

 

 

 

Lily Ray Glenn in Louisa, Ky

Lily Ray Glenn was a leader during the Woman Suffrage Movement, and was commissioned to travel all around Kentucky talking about Women’s Suffrage during the year 1914. It is recorded that she was in Louisa, Kentucky in July of that year. The Big Sandy News, a local newspaper located in the town of Louisa, reported on her being in the town on a Friday, and reported this news in their July 24, 1914 issue. The title of the article is, “The Suffragists Meet” and is located on the front page of the paper.

Welcome Kelli Lemaster, KWSP intern, majoring in Secondary Ed Social Studies

KY Woman Suffrage

We are very excited to welcome Ms. Kelli Lemaster as our new intern here with the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project. Her work this spring is for three hours of academic credit, sponsored by Dr. Melanie Goan in the UK History Department. She describes her plans as following:

Using data from historic newspapers

"This post is derived from a talk David Brunton, current Chief of Repository Development at the Library of Congress, gave to a group of librarians in 2015."

Using the Chronicling America API as an example, he argues that "researchers are, in general, subject to at least three constraints that make simplification of APIs a priority:

Focusing on 19th-century U.S. cities—A new series of Early American Newspapers from the American Antiquarian Society

Readex is pleased to announce Early American Newspapers, Series 14, 1807-1880: The Expansion of Urban America. This newest series offers digital editions of notable 19th-century newspapers from America’s urban centers. It delivers long runs of 48 major titles published in 34 towns and cities in 15 states and D.C. Each title has been selected not only to represent the new forms of journalism that emerged during this period in U.S. history, but also to enable longitudinal studies.

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