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Grant Enables Rutgers Project to Put Historic Newspapers Online

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A project to put historical New Jersey local newspapers online recently received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project (NJDNP), a collaboration between Rutgers, the New Jersey State Archives, and the New Jersey State Library, will use the $219,609 grant to digitize late 19th century and early 20th century records of three newspapers: Bridgeton Pioneer, Jersey City News, and Perth Amboy Evening News.