Category: Old News of the Day

Old News of the Day–May 24-29

We may have mentioned this before, but at the NJ Digital Newspaper Project office, we find ourselves fascinated by old advertisements in NJ’s historical newspapers. Sometimes we see one and wonder, “Why that image for that product?” This advertisement for…

Old News of the Day–May 20-23

Last month, the staff of the NJ Digital Newspaper Office wrote about the U.S. census in NJ’s historical newspapers. With census on our minds, we couldn’t help but notice this headline from the May 21, 1914 Bridgeton Pioneer. We hope…

Old News of the Day–May 3-7

Although we in the NJ Digital Newspaper Project office see plenty of images that make us do a double-take, we needed a minute to take in everything going on in this advertisement for a Barnum and Bailey Circus performance from…