historic chattanooga newspapers to be digitized
two online Chattanooga history organizations are asking for help to
make over 6,000 pages of historic newspapers available online.
ChattanoogaNewspapers.org will feature a
searchable online database with “free, open resources to benefit
researchers, students, genealogists and the general public. "Picnooga
founder, David Moon, along with Sam Hall, founder of Deep Zoom
Chattanooga, are seeking investors who see the “long-term positive
value of local digitized newspapers.”
using historical and genealogical societies for
Historical and genealogical societies come in all shapes and sizes.
You'll find them at the local, county, state, and national levels. All
of them offer a variety of activities and resources. This topic tells
you how historical and genealogical societies may help you in your
research. Click any of the topics listed in the last paragraph of this
topic to see the addresses, phone numbers, and services offered by a
variety of historical and genealogical societies.
USING CEMETERIES AND FUNERAL HOMES FOR
Although you may not have guessed it, cemeteries can be excellent
sources of genealogical information. This topic tells you how cemetery
and funeral home records may help you in your research. Click any of
the topics listed at the bottom of this topic to get more complete
descriptions of what cemetery and funeral home records exist and where
to find them.