Newspapers.com, part of the Ancestry family of websites, is offering free access through February 15,2021 at 11:59PM MT.  After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view Publisher Extra papers using a Newspapers.com Publisher Extra subscription.

 

To access the free site go to: https://go.newspapers.com/freeaccess

 

You must register to access the newspapers. Either register with your email address, password or you can use your Ancestry subscription.

When you find the article you want, you will find the name of the person highlighted. You can then clip the article and save it to your computer, Ancestry, Facebook or Twitter as well as email the link.

 

May 6, 2021

Mass Grave Uncovered in Logoza Belarus

A mass grave of more than 1,000 Jews shot in the head by the Nazis during World War II uncovered in Belarus in 2019. Source: Screenshot. A mass grave of Holocaust victims has been discovered near the village of Logoza in Belarus. The grave included bones, clothes, and shoes of […]
April 24, 2021

National Archives – Genealogy Fair

The (US) National Archives has presented a virtual genealogy fair since 2013 and last year due to the pandemic they canceled the virtual genealogy fair. This year, they announced several sessions to be held over different days in May and June. You are invited to watch and participate in real […]
April 16, 2021

A.G.O.’s Lodz Ghetto photography exhibit

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March 28, 2021

The Arolsen Archives and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum

The Arolsen Archives and Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum collaborated for two years resulted in finding previously unknown identities of an estimated 4,000 camp inmates as well as information about 26,00 others. Currently 300,000 out of 400,000 inmates estimated to beheld at the camp identities are known.  According to the museum’s digital archive […]
March 2, 2021

A Motoring Tour of Jewish Northern Ontario

Author Robert Walker takes a motoring tour of Northern Ontario and discovers the vestiges of Jewish population that once existed is some very out of the way places. If you have connections to Northern Ontario and wish to start a conversation/dialogue on this subject you are welcome reply to this […]
February 9, 2021

Huge Fire in Krakow Destroys Municipal Archives

A massive fire broke out its the Krakow City Archive over the weekend. 85 fire fighters took part in fighting the blaze in sub zero temperatures. Looks like the losses will be massive. Additional information from our man in Krakow: Just to confirm: the fire broke out at the Krakow […]
January 31, 2021

Library and Archives Canada acquires early report sounding alarm about Holocaust in progress

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has announced the recent acquisition of one of the earliest sources about the Holocaust to reach the Allies during the Second World War. The 16-page English-language report entitled The Mass Extermination of Jews in German Occupied Poland was published by the Polish government-in-exile in early […]
October 14, 2020

The Okopowa Jewish Cemetery – Warsaw

General view of part of Quarter 1 in the Okopowa St. Jewish cemetery, Warsaw. Photo: Foundation for Cultural Heritage The Okopawa Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw was established in 1806 and is the resting place of over 200,000 persons. It is the largest cemetery in Poland. Recently, archeologists discovered previously unknown […]
September 25, 2020

Share Your Story with YIVO

YIVO writes:Since the organization began in 1925, YIVO has used questionnaires to collect the experiences of the Jewish people in their own words, gathering material on everything from Jewish folk legends to holiday preparation to children’s games. Over the decades, YIVO appealed directly to the community, collecting youth autobiographies and […]
September 3, 2020

The Wiener Holocaust Library

The Wiener Holocaust Library is one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era.  Formed in 1933, the Library’s unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony. The Museum is located in London, England, […]