By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Library digitization project will make Sentinel's full archives accessible online


January 25, 2023

Armchair historians and amateur genealogists rejoice — the entire Sentinel archive will be digitized and easily searchable online.

The Friends of the Library has received a $17,000 Rasmuson Foundation grant, which, combined with community donations, should cover the estimated $24,000 project.

The Irene Ingle Public Library is partnering with Alaska Resources Library & Information Services (ARLIS) at the University of Alaska Anchorage to digitize, assemble and upload the entire catalog of Sentinels going back to its founding in 1902, and even many of Wrangell’s earlier newspapers of the 1890s....

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