I’m Reading The Edmonton Journal Newspaper From 1955

The other night, I watched the news from Toronto, and I had to turn the channel because it was so depressing and stressful. I’m no baby, but it made me wonder; “really? There isn’t anything good to report about?”.

So I decided today to have a peek at what the news was like 65 years ago. I can do that with a Newspapers.com subscription. I have the Publisher’s Extra subscription because I want to read The Edmonton Journal, but there are lots of newspapers in the basic plan and then for certain newspapers, you pay an additional charge. The Edmonton Journal is one of them, but I’ve found so many great articles about my family that the extra is “worth every penny.”

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The Beaton/Batten Mystery Continues

I know when I started calling my family mystery the Beaton/Batten Mystery; it was in 2015, I believe. But the search for William (Willie) Beaton’s parents has gone on much … Continue Reading →

What Can You Find In The News?

Edmonton Journal 26 November 1955 Sat, Nov 26, 1955 – 41 · Edmonton Journal (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) · Newspapers.com One thing I always do when I’m researching various members of … Continue Reading →

75th Anniversary of D-Day and a FREE Record Weekend

June 6th marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Allied troops stormed German defenses on the beaches of Normandy, France that day. The victory at Normandy … Continue Reading →