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19/12/2012

"Leaving Europe: A new life in America"

James Well Champney. First sight of New York Bay - arrival of a European steamer (1877). Source: NYPL Digital Gallery
James Well Champney. First sight of New York Bay - arrival of a European steamer (1877). Source: NYPL Digital Gallery
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To mark the beginning of a unique digital collaboration, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and Europeana are pleased to announce the launch of Leaving Europe: A new life in America. The all-new virtual exhibition tells the story of European emigration to the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries.

13/09/2012

Launch of the Europeana Newspapers project

Europeana Newspapers
Europeana Newspapers
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A group of 17 European partner institutions have joined forces in the "Europeana Newspapers" project to, over the next 3 years, provide more than 18 million newspaper pages to the online service Europeana. Europeana is a single access point to millions of digitised books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records sourced from throughout Europe.

07/05/2012

A postcard from Hitler – Europeana shares extraordinary stories of WW1

A bottle containing a richly decorated wooden crucifix. Made by a Russian prisoner of war in Slovenia
A bottle containing a richly decorated wooden crucifix. Made by a Russian prisoner of war in Slovenia
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What connects a life-saving Bible, a crucifix in a bottle and a postcard from Hitler? Web portal Europeana has collected and shared these extraordinary personal stories of World War 1 from across Europe.

27/02/2012

A Gateway to European Newspapers

A Gateway to European Newspapers
A Gateway to European Newspapers
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The National Library of Latvia and 16 other European partner institutions have joined forces in the "European Newspapers" project and will, over the next 3 years, provide more than 10 million newspaper pages to the EUROPEANA service. In addition National Digital Library of Latvia will increase a number of digitized Latvian newspapers (www.periodika.lv) for almost a half million pages.

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