Wow, this sounds like a pretty awesome opportunity for the young people! There is a lot of priceless information available in the English Newspapers as well, much of it dealing with Hawaii nei!

Oregon Digital Newspaper Program

As part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) and provider of historic Oregon newspaper content for the Chronicling America historic American newspapers website (hosted by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities), the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) is pleased to spread the word about a new opportunity for recognition of middle and high school students with a passion for history.

The following press release was published today on the National Endowment for the Humanities website at http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2012-06-14:

WASHINGTON (June 14, 2012) —  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new contest to encourage middle and high school students to use Chronicling America, the NEH and Library of Congress-supported digital archive of historic newspapers, in their projects for National History Day.

At the closing ceremonies of National History Day, held on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Maryland…

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