Location

Burlington Vermont

Start Date

8-13-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

8-13-2013 1:00 PM

Description

There's a lot you can do with the rich content that historic newspapers provide! Karyn Norwood, Vermont Digital Newspaper Project/VTDNP Digital Support Specialist, presented a research project on the Bennington (Vt) Opera House, using Chronicling America to find interesting newspaper advertisements and articles that illustrated the transitions in the entertainment industry in rural Vermont in the early 20th century.

 
Aug 13th, 12:00 PM Aug 13th, 1:00 PM

Bennington Opera House: Early 20th Century Entertainment in Rural Vermont

Burlington Vermont

There's a lot you can do with the rich content that historic newspapers provide! Karyn Norwood, Vermont Digital Newspaper Project/VTDNP Digital Support Specialist, presented a research project on the Bennington (Vt) Opera House, using Chronicling America to find interesting newspaper advertisements and articles that illustrated the transitions in the entertainment industry in rural Vermont in the early 20th century.