historical socities and museums: ways to reuse and repurpose newspaper content from chronicling...
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Historical Societies & Museums: Free Ways to Reuse &
Repurpose Newspaper Content from Chronicling America!
Social Media Ideas:
Facebook: 100 (150, any year) Years Ago Today (in our town), holiday
posts, local building, culture, or people spotlights. Or just post intriguing
articles from the local news of the time! Have an article-finding contest.
Blog: Supplement posts on local history, people, historic buildings, or
upcoming events with newspaper content. (WordPress, Blogger)
Flickr.com: Upload themed photo albums with news clippings (could be
local ads, headlines, mastheads, historic buildings, etc.).
Pinterest.com: Share images on this popular clipboard site.
SlideShare.net: Post presentations or handouts on this free website to
reach new audiences! Great way to include media in your website.
Website: Include news articles or mastheads in website design, include a
link to Chronicling America (or VTDNP) in your resource section.
Host a genealogy workshop with
your local papers!
Incorporate headlines and images
into exhibits or displays.
Use local newspapers to
supplement site visits, activity or
lesson plans for students.
Partner with the local paper to
have a 100 Years Ago Local News
More examples on the back!
VTDNP Facebook Post:
Want more ideas or need help getting started? Contact
us through our website at library.uvm.edu/vtnp/
Include images on a walking tour!
Supplement blog posts!
Post Flickr albums!
Use images in exhibits.
Incorporate a link
to your local
Make Pinterest boards.
Use in a