Links

Research

Library of Congresshttp://www.loc.gov/index.html
THE research library of all American research libraries.

Chronicling Americahttp://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
An online archive of American newspapers, from 1836 to 1922.

American Memoryhttp://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Collections of songs, maps, images, and narrative that make up the American experience.

New York Public Library Digital Galleryhttp://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm
Hundreds of thousands of digitized selections from the NYPL holdings, from historical maps to photographs to artwork.

Fulton Historyhttp://www.fultonhistory.com/
Not just about the history of Fulton, NY, the website has an amazing archive of old newspaper pages from around the state.

 

“Newsies”

“Newsies the Musical” Official Sitehttp://www.newsiesthemusical.com

“Newsies” on IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0104990/

 

New York City History

The Bowery Boyshttp://theboweryboys.blogspot.com/
A highly entertaining blog and podcast about New York City history, from the early days up to recent events.

Forgotten NYhttp://www.forgotten-ny.com/
Chronicling the forgotten aspects of New York City history, from street names to unusual locations.

Tenement Museum (97 Orchard Street)http://www.tenement.org/
Notes from the Tenement Bloghttp://www.tenement.org/blog/
Notes from the Tenement Blog Archivehttp://tenement-museum.blogspot.com/
A fascinating museum bringing to life families who resided in the 97 Orchard Street tenement between 1863 and 1935.

News PAPER Spireshttp://www.skyscraper.org/EXHIBITIONS/SPIRES/spires.htm
The virtual exhibition of an Skyscraper Museum exhibit focusing on the skyscrapers of Newspaper Row.

 

Other Sites of Interest

City Hall Park 1899 on Pinteresthttp://pinterest.com/cityhallprk1899
Follow City Hall Park 1899 on Pinterest for photos of newsgirls, newsboys, and life as it was in turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century New York City.

City Hall Park 1899 on Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/cityhallprk1899
Follow City Hall Park 1899 on Twitter.

Shorpyhttp://www.shorpy.com/
A blog featuring vintage photographs, named after someone from a Lewis Hine photo.

Photographs from the Chicago Daily News: Newsboys Survivinghttp://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/ichihtml/cdnsp2.html
A photo essay about Chicago newsboys.

The Kids Who Shouted the Newshttp://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/03/02/theater/20120302-newsboys.html?_r=0
An interactive feature from the New York Times.

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