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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: Just Added - The St. Croix Avis, US Virgin Islands

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: Just Added - The St. Croix Avis, US Virgin Islands


This month Chronicling America added newspapers from its 50th contributor – the University of the Virgin Islands! This first newspaper from the U.S. Virgin Islands, the St. Croix Avis (covering 1865-1882), provides a deep dive into a particularly tumultuous time in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In 1867, the islands were on the cusp of being sold to the United States when a hurricane, earthquake, and tsunami struck within a month. Covering the events of 1867 was the St. Croix Avis... Read more about it in our Headlines and Heroes blog post!

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