Canadiana adds St John newspapers

Scroll down on this page to find approximately 70 items added to the Canadiana collection this month. As usual, most are annual reports,  minutes, proceedings, calendars and the like. Some are obscure, like the 36-page Morse’s Indian root pills almanac.

If you have ancestry in St John (NB) there are three collections likely to be of interest.

Progress, an  eight-page weekly newspaper is available for 713 issues from 5 May 1888 to 25 January 1902 where you can read about “The Sunny and Seamy Side of Life in St John.”

Standard (St. John N B.) has 1,048 issues from 25 March 1909 to 6 August 1912. It’s not full-text searchable.

The Saint John Standard has 2,930 issues from 7 August 1912 to 24 June 1922

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