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11-30-2009, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by arrbez View Post
I wonder how easy it would be to look up some of those old articles at the Toronto Public Library. Has anyone ever tried it before? Do they have these kind of things digitized, or microfiche?

I'd imagine that there's a wealth of information out there about the early days. Same probably goes Montreal, New York, Chicago, etc.
All those old newspaper articles are all stored at their respective cities' libraries - in microfiche format. A larger library MAY be able to import some of those archives, but I seriously wouldn't count on it. In most cases, it would likely require physically going to the libraries of those cities, fully expecting to spend a weekend or so in the library just browsing the articles and taking notes.

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