The Contributor of the Month is the Suffolk Cooperative Library System (SCLS). The SCLS has provided over 390,000 previously digitized pages to the New York State Historic Newspapers project. The SCLS has provided 19 titles in total throughout Suffolk County.
The New York State Historic Newspapers project has hit another major milestone with the surpassing of the 4 million page threshold this month. The project now has over 250 newspaper titles from all across the state. The 4 millionth page is contained within the September 23rd, 1937 issue of The Watchman. The Watchman is a weekly newspaper that was published in Mattituck, NY from 1937 to 1940. It was a continuation of The Watchman of the Sunrise Trail, which ran from 1927 to 1937 on a weekly basis.
Newspapers Added or Updated This Month
The Long-Islander - The Long Island Traveler-Watchman - The Long Island Traveler, Mattituck Watchman - The Long Island Traveler - Islip Bulletin - The County Review - The Corrector - The Babylon Beacon - South Side Messenger - Queens County Review - The Nassau Post - The Newark Courier - The Newark Courier-Gazette, The Marion Enterprise - Newark Courier-Gazette - The Courier-Gazette
Total Pages Added in April: 298,467
About NYS Historic Newspapers
The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history. Those who would like to contribute to the project, either financially or by providing content, should contact email@example.com for more information.