Historical newspapers online

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Nov 1 00:31:11 UTC 2002

On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>    The attached is from ProQuest.  The good news is that the WASHINGTON POST
> is now available, and the LOS ANGELES TIMES and CHICAGO TRIBUNE will soon be
> available.  So we'll check on "Caesar Salad" and "Chicago deep-dish pizza"
> and "Windy City" by next year, although the Tribune will still get it wrong.
>    The bad news is that the NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE and the SAN FRANCISCO
> CHRONICLE won't be available by next year.  The T-P would have helped my
> research into New Orleans foods enormously.  The CHRONICLE would have had
> "cioppino" and "hoodlum" and "jazz."  Oh well, there's also the CHRISTIAN

Actually, the bad news is that the pricing of ProQuest Historical
Newspapers is quite high and the libraries that Barry and I frequent may
not subscribe to anything other than the New York Times.

Fred Shapiro

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