01 July 2009

Footnote.com: Gannett newspapers

Footenote.com is partnering with the largest US newspaper publisher, Gannett Company, which publishes 84 daily papers, including USA Today.

They will be able to digitize their vast archives for the first time by working with Footnote, whose members will be able to access valuable historical newspapers never seen before on the Internet.

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Moon Landing and Woodstock, Footnote kicked off the new partnership by digitizing the newspapers covering those events.

Recently launched are the first runs of Florida Today and the Poughkeepsie Journal (NY). Footnote will continue to digitize the full run of those newspapers - Poughkeepsie Journal goes back to 1785.

For more, see the Moon Landing (http://moonlanding.historybeat.com/) and Woodstock (http://woodstock.historybeat.com/) pages today.

Stay tuned for more exciting news from Footnote.

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