A few weeks back I mentioned my newfound obsession of newspapers.com as I was looking back at stories surrounding the routing of what became Interstate 25. Little did I know that you, me and everyone else with a City of Albuquerque library card has free access to a separate newspaper database: NewspaperARCHIVE.
Great googly moogly! And it’s free! All Hail Socialism!
I’m only starting to
play around with professionally examine, as a professional researcher who is a professional, the ARCHIVE, but I’m so far finding the scope of New Mexico papers better than newspapers.com. For instance, BB readers looking for a good cry can find old Albuquerque Tribune editions. I tear up just thinking about the Trib.
What a chance to invest hundreds and hundreds of time-wormhole hours! And for free!
To get you started, here’s a great triple-header lineup of what was playing at some of the nearly countless Burque drive-in movie houses back in November, 1958.