Searching The Reporter: Akron’s African American Newspaper on Ohio Memory

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Presented by Akron-Summit County Public Library, Special Collections Division at Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main), Akron OH

Oct 25
Searching The Reporter: Akron’s African American Newspaper on Ohio Memory

Join Jenni Salamon of the Ohio History Connection to learn how this newspaper was transformed from hardcopy to microfilm to digital images, as well as tips on how to search the digital collection as part of your genealogy or local history research.

Searching The Reporter: Akron’s African American Newspaper and Other Historic Newspapers on Ohio Memory

The Reporter, Akron’s African American newspaper covering 1969-2016, is now available and full-text searchable on Ohio Memory! Join Jenni Salamon of the Ohio History Connection to learn how this newspaper was transformed from hardcopy to microfilm to digital images, as well as tips on how to search the digital collection as part of your genealogy or local history research.

The digitization of the Akron-Summit County Public Library’s collection of The Reporter was funded in part by the Dick and Chris Chenoweth fund of the Akron Community Foundation.

Ohio Memory is the collaborative digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio whose mission is to help communities share, discover and connect to Ohio’s rich past through dynamic online resources. The website provides free access to over 700,000 digital images from over 360 cultural heritage

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 330-643-9030

Email: speccollections@akronlibrary.org

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LOCATION

Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main)

60 High Street, Akron, OH 44326

PARKING INFO

Convenient Parking for Main Library includes:
:: High & Market Deck (across from the Akron Art Museum and connects to the library)
:: Super Block Garage
:: Cascade Parking Garage
:: John S. Knight Center Parking

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