Check the date

When you are working with the Google News Archive collection always verify the date given on the file name and on the actual newspaper.

Here is one that is titled 1933 but the newspaper is really a 1964 edition.

The Morning Record – Apr 29, 1933 (1964)

Check dates

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wKFIAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PQENAAAAIBAJ&pg=1093%2C7121564
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I’ve posted on my blog several items about this problem:

https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/pay-attention-to-newspaper-dates/
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https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2017/02/26/maine-1861-or-is-it/
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https://newspaperproject2012.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/owosso-michigan-the-argus-press/
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I hope this latest “check the date” post will help you remember this simple rule.

Thank You.

 

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