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Website Wednesday - KB Koninklijke Bibliotheek Historische Kranten

KB Koninklijke Bibliotheek Historische Kranten, covers Dutch newspapers from around the world including the Dutch East Indies from the period 1618-1995.  It is a wonderful resource that has been extremely helpful to me in finding out more about my husbands ancestors who were based in the Dutch East Indies.  Using it I have found articles, family notices, passenger listings and advertisements which have provided me with numerous research leads on his relatives and their lives. Online translation programs have helped me to get the most out of this site as I have no Dutch language skills.

'Historical Newspapers - Dutch newspapers from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
Read online: newspaper articles, news, family announcements and advertisements. Newspapers from Dutch East Indies, Suriname, the Netherlands Antilles and the United States. Newspapers from World War II - War Newspapers.'
 'The website contains a selection of over 1,400 newspapers from the period 1618-1995. Of these, 1152 from 1940 to 1945, a period which is formed for an important part by the "underground press'.
Source: KB Koninklijke Bibliotheek Historische Kranten. Retrieved from http://kranten.kb.nl/


Source: KB Koninklijke Bibliotheek Historische Kranten. Retrieved from http://kranten.kb.nl/

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