ANTIQUE NEWSPAPERS: ONE OF THE BEST HISTORY SOURCES!
Look closely at the black and white engraving of the gentleman sitting at his desk in front of shelving filled with vintage (antique) BOUND newspapers. The graphic on the right shows just a very small portion of my 100+ year collection of Trenton newspapers dating from 1869 to the 1940's. There are literally millions of pages in that incredible collection. Back in the 1970's and 80's most libraries made a serious error in using microfilm copies of these old papers in order to save the large amount of space that is required to store these volumes. Microfilm is fine for normal viewing, but the digital scanner can reproduce a copy of the original photo or article that can be reproduced in many cases in better condition than that from the original newspaper page.