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Hastings Minnesota Historical Newspaper Project – Final Data Release (for now)

Posted by Deliverator on April 2nd, 2009

After several months of putzing with the data in my spare time, I have finally finished processing the initial batch of digital images for web release. You can learn more about the project from my prior postings here and here. I will likely order and have digitized more microfilm from Hastings and Glencoe area papers at some point when time and my budget allows, but I wanted to get something out and available for other genealogists and researchers to use.

These files have been resized to 1/4 width and height and converted to jpeg format to make the download size reasonable. The have also been cropped and rotated for easier viewing. If you would like access to the higher resolution original tiff files, please contact me to make arrangements. The individual jpeg images have been archived together in large zip files. Click on the links below to download.

Hastings Conserver – Jan 8, 1863 – Apr 30, 1863.zip – 146 MB
Hastings Conserver – May 7, 1863 – Aug 30, 1864 – 699 MB
Hastings Conserver – Apr 11, 1865 – Nov 13, 1866.zip – 824 MB

Hastings Independent – July 25 1857 – Dec 27 1860 – 1.7 GB
Hastings Independent – Jan 3, 1861 – Dec 25, 1862.zip – 1 GB
Hastings Independent – Jan 1, 1863 – Dec 29, 1864.zip – 954 MB
Hastings Independent – Jan 5, 1865 – Nov 8, 1866 – 923 MB