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Revealing History – A Look at Community Through Arizona’s Historical Newspapers

September 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Using headlines, editorials, advertisements, and photojournalism, Sativa Peterson of the State of Arizona Research Library will give a free, interactive presentation introducing attendees to Arizona’s historical newspapers. Look at old headlines to gain fresh perspective on news and events of today and discover how you can use historical newspapers to delve into your own community or family history. This presentation is made possible by the Arizona Humanities.

About the Presenter: Sativa Peterson is the News Content Program Manager for the State of Arizona Research Library. Over the past three years she’s helped the State of Arizona digitize over one hundred fifty thousand pages of historical newspapers and contributed content to Chronicling America, a national newspaper database hosted by the Library of Congress.

Note: This event will be held on Zoom. A link to the event will be shared with all registrants one week prior to the event. If you have any questions, please contact us at https://azsos.libanswers.com/form

Registration is required. There are 82 seats available.

This is a grantee event and Arizona Humanities is not directly involved in the event planning or implementation. For this reason please use the links provided to confirm dates and times and contact the host organization with any questions


September 30, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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AZ United States + Google Map

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