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Microfilm – a Time Machine

February 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Microfilm – a Time Machine · City Library, Foundation, Grades 6-12, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Teens, Trustees

With microfilm, we can easily go back in time and see what the local neighborhood, or the world, was like on a given date—your birthday, for instance—from articles, drawings and photographs.

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New York Times on microfilm

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on New York Times on microfilm · City Library, Events, Main Branch, News, Technology

We’re sorry to report that we will no longer offer access to The New York Times Digital Microfilm.

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Microfilm machines go digital at the Manchester City Library

November 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment · City Library, Foundation, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Technology

Have you ever looked up an obituary, or any old newspaper article, on a roll of microfilm? How about browse the pages of an old city directory or government report on microfiche?

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Time Machine

July 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Time Machine · City Library, Main Branch, NH Room, Technology

It feels like you are going back in time, when looking at the microfilm of newspapers from way back.

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Breathing Space for Aging Materials

October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off on Breathing Space for Aging Materials · Books, City Library, Main Branch, Technology, West Branch

Digitization is a new word in a new century.

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Remember Manchester Free Press?

September 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on Remember Manchester Free Press? · City Library, Local History, Main Branch, Manchester Express, News, NH Room

If you lived in Manchester during the early 1960s you probably remember the free newspaper called the Manchester Free Press.

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Newspaper Searches

April 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on Newspaper Searches · City Library, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week

The Manchester City Library maintains prior copies of two newspapers, Union Leader and New Hampshire Sunday News. The copies are on microfilm. Neither edition is indexed prior to 1989. You are free to seach the microfilm. You should first try to determine the day, month and year. If you wish the library to do the […]

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