Quinnipiac puts Great Hunger records online

In 2012 Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT, opened Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum. This week the museum launched a free, online database of 1500 articles and illustrations relating to the devastating famine of 1845-1852.

Excerpts of illustrated newspapers including The Illustrated London News, Punch, The Pictorial Times, and The Graphic are available for research. The newspapers […]