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Coverage for grant PJ-287801-22

Arizona Digital Newspaper Project
Korina Tueller, Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records

Grant details:

'A fuller picture of our history': Spanish, cross-border Arizona newspapers to be online (Media Coverage)
Author(s): José Ignacio Castañeda Perez
Publication: Arizona Republic
Date: 10/15/2022
Abstract: The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records and the University of Arizona Libraries will spearhead the project after a $290,988 National Digital Newspaper Program two-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. "A greater breadth of Arizona’s history soon will be immortalized for years to come. About 100,000 pages of Arizona newspapers from historically underrepresented communities will be digitized, providing a more complete perspective of paramount events that shaped 20th century history, from the Great Depression to World War II. Spanish-language newspapers from the state’s border communities and newspapers published by and for Tucson’s Black community from the 1890s to the 1960s will be memorialized and accessible to residents across the state. Newspapers from the state’s mining and agricultural communities, including Bisbee’s Brewery Gulch Gazette, will also be included in the project."