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We the People: Website digitizes old newspapers

Sharon Burns: The free searchable database Chronicling America website provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program.
BY SHARON BURNS Published: November 26, 2012

The Oklahoma City Family History Research Center, 5020 NW 63, provides assistance in researching its website. Call 721-8455 for information.

Genealogy notes

The Oklahoma Home and Community Education Genealogy Group has scheduled its monthly meeting for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension Service south classroom, 930 N Portland Ave.

A delegation from the University of Central Oklahoma mortuary science department and Sigma Phi Sigma fraternity will present information on maintenance for local cemeteries, which are neglected and in need of attention or cleanup. The program also will address how to create a cemetery association.

For more information, contact Jan Beattie at 513-4014 or email

If you have a question, event, idea or an experience you wish to share, email Sharon Burns at


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