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Viewing Newspapers.com without subscribing

Discussion in 'Search tips - discussion' started by Tim, Sep 3, 2022.

  1. Tim

    Tim Megastar and Moderator Staff Member

    I've discovered a way of viewing these hints you get on Ancestry without a subscription. It's not perfect but it can bring some excellent results.

    upload_2022-9-3_10-59-2.png Here's a typical hint that I get on Ancestry.
    If you click on it you then get the normal splash page
    upload_2022-9-3_11-0-42.png
    If you then click on the X in the top right hand corner you get this screen
    upload_2022-9-3_11-2-22.png

    If you now click on the OCR upload_2022-9-3_11-4-2.png

    You get a transcription of the article. I then use a CTRL+F and search for a name and you get something like this.

    upload_2022-9-3_11-7-24.png


    I have registered at the site but never paid a subscription.
     
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