CFP: Researching New York Conference 2019

The annual Researching New York Conference is currently accepting paper and panel proposals on any and all aspects of New York State history for this year's conference. Roundtables, media presentations, workshops, and other non-traditional presentations are especially encouraged. Proposals are due July 15 via email to resrchny@albany.edu

CFP: 2019 Researching New York Conference

The annual Researching New York Conference is currently accepting paper and panel proposals on any and all aspects of New York State history for this year's conference. Roundtables, media presentations, workshops, and other non-traditional presentations are especially encouraged. Proposals are due July 15 via email to resrchny@albany.edu

Brooklyn Library Digitizes Thousands of Historic Newspaper Articles

"In a move sure to get history-loving hearts racing, Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library is making more than 40 borough-specific newspapers available for online hunting.

Their digital archive of Brooklyn Daily Eagle articles is already an essential tool in borough research and the latest project adds thousands more newspaper pages for history buffs to hunt through."

Junk Mail, Generic Papers, and Real Estate News: The Unread Media of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Chair and Commentator: Richard John, Columbia University

Property and the Black Press in Jim Crow America
Cara Caddoo, Indiana University

Augusta, Maine, Mail-Order Magazines, and the Political Economy of Junk in Gilded Age America 
Richard Popp, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Delivering Local News via Mass Media: The Hearst Newspaper Chain, 1910 –1930
Julia Guarneri, University of Cambridge

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