Quick tip: Free access to Dutch-American newspapers

Front page of Sheboygan NieuwsbodeThe Royal Library of the Netherlands has a website Historische Kranten [Historical newspapers] that provides free access to historical newspapers. Six Dutch-American newspapers have been added to the site:

  • Sheboygan Nieuwsbode (1849-1861)
  • De Grondwet (1883-1938)
  • De Volksvriend (1892-1938)
  • De Volksstem (1890-1911)
  • Het Oosten (1914-1936)
  • Onze Toekomst (1925-1927 and 1945-1952)

The missing years will come online later this year.

About Yvette Hoitink

Yvette Hoitink is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands. She has been doing genealogy for 20 years. Her expertise is helping people from across the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Read about Yvette's professional genealogy services.

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