Fultonhistory.com

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Old Fulton NY Postcards
Founded 1999
Headquarters Fulton, New York
Owner Tom Tryniski
Number of employees
1
Website fultonhistory.com

Fultonhistory.com or Old Fulton NY Postcards is a historic newspaper website which contains archives of over 1,000 New York newspapers, along with collections from other states and Canada. As of February 2018, the site had almost 50 million scanned newspaper pages.[1]

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The large amount of content on the site, at least three times as large as the National Digital Newspaper Program's Chronicling America site as of 2013, is also notable because the site is operated by one person, Tom Tryniski, of Fulton, New York. Tryniski began the site circa 1999 with a collection of old postcards of Fulton. Subsequently, he scanned the entire run of the Oswego Valley News, the primary newspaper for Oswego County, New York where Fulton is located. In 2003, Tryniski purchased a microfilm scanner to expand his scanning project. As of May 2013, he is scanning approximately 250,000 pages per month.[2][3]

As of December 2013, the site averaged six million page views per month. The website has retained its url and "Old Fulton Post Cards" name despite its much expanded scope.[4][5]

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