The National Digital Newspaper Program is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and is a collaboration among Rutgers University Libraries, the New Jersey State Archives, and the New Jersey State Library.
Chronicling America has added issues of the Perth Amboy Evening News from April 1, 1913 through September 30, 1915 to those already available. With this inclusion 39,301 pages of this newspaper are now online on the site. You can read about notable national stories such as the San Francisco earthquake (April-May 1906), the assassination attempt on Teddy Roosevelt (October 15, 1912), and The Great War (starting July 1914). If your interests run more local, learn about the opening of the Amboy Bridge (June 19, 1906), plans for an addition to Perth Amboy’s Carnegie Public Library (October 5, 1914), or scandalous speakeasy arrests (August 22, 1910). These and many other fascinating stories are just a few clicks away.