Sunday, 28 March 2010

Newmarket Era-Banner newspaper index

The local public library is the go to place for local newspaper archives. Resources available, increasingly online, are surprising.

Newmarket (ON) public library has an online index to the local Era-Banner newspaper covering the years 1852 – 1929 and 1980 up to the present. Stories concerning Newmarket, East Gwillimbury, & York Region are indexed The index gives dates and information regarding photographs and articles about local people, local groups, forthcoming and special local events.

Access this index at http://newspaperindex.newmarketpl.ca/

Images of a few individual issues are now being added to the Internet Archives. Search on newspapers-ontario, a two page listing which also finds Historique des journaux d'Ottawa by Francis-J Audet.

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