Thursday, February 09, 2006

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902)

Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online (1841-1902) allows full-text search of the defunct Brooklyn, New York, newspaper for 62 years' worth of issues—about 147,000 pages of digitized content. You can search by date, or by keyword within a date range. Click on Selected Subjects for some historical highlights, including "A Genealogical Joke" from an 1899 issue. Consult Genealogy Information for tips on finding the stuff you're really after ("If executing a Date Search please note that death notices appear in nearly every issue of The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and are listed under the heading 'Died'").