District of Columbia Newspapers and Obituaries

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The first major newspaper in the [[Portal:District of Columbia|District of Columbia]] area, the Daily National Intelligencer, began publication in 1800. The Family History Library has microfilm copies from 1800 to 1852 (FHL [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=338302&disp=Daily+national+intelligencer+%28Washingt++ films 176483-564]). A history of the paper is available, and the marriage and death notices found in it have been abstracted and published for 1806-1858 (FHL [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=321561&disp=Extracts+of+some+of+the+marriages+and+de++ film 441391]).
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[District of Columbia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[District_of_Columbia_Newspapers_and_Obituaries|Newspapers and Obituaries]]''
  
The Reference Division of the District of Columbia Public Library has The National Intelligencer from 1800 to 1869, The Evening Star from 1852 to the present, and The Washington Post from 1877 to the present.  
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The first major newspaper in the [[District of Columbia|District of Columbia]] area, the ''Daily National Intelligencer'', began publication in 1800. The [[Family History Library]] has microfilm copies from 1800 to 1852 ({{FHL|176483}}). A history of the paper is available, and the marriage and death notices found in it have been abstracted and published for 1806-1858 ({{FHL|441391}}).  
  
=== External Links ===
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The Reference Division of the [http://dclibrary.org/washingtoniana/ District of Columbia Public Library] has ''The National Intelligencer'' from 1800 to 1869, ''The Evening Star'' from 1852 to the present, and ''The Washington Post'' from 1877 to the present.
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=== External Links ===
  
 
*http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/uswashdc.htm  
 
*http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/uswashdc.htm  
 
*District of Columbia Public Library: http://dclibrary.org/washingtoniana/
 
*District of Columbia Public Library: http://dclibrary.org/washingtoniana/
  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  District of Columbia  Gotoarrow.png  Newspapers and Obituaries

The first major newspaper in the District of Columbia area, the Daily National Intelligencer, began publication in 1800. The Family History Library has microfilm copies from 1800 to 1852 (FHL 176483). A history of the paper is available, and the marriage and death notices found in it have been abstracted and published for 1806-1858 (FHL 441391).

The Reference Division of the District of Columbia Public Library has The National Intelligencer from 1800 to 1869, The Evening Star from 1852 to the present, and The Washington Post from 1877 to the present.

External Links