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Looking for Newspaper GIFs/Backgrounds

Posted on 2003-11-02
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Hello.

I'm working on a desktop publishing project for my family. I've been trying to find, without much success, a web site which will have GIFs, BMPs or backgrounds of old newspapers, you know, those light-brownish colored things one may have in their attic. I wish to use these as a background for other objects to be overlayed onto, family photos, photos of famous people, even other newspaper-like objects telling a smal story of a family member at the point in time where the photos was taken.

I have searched and searched the Internet.

Has anybody come accross a site or sites that may have just what I'm looking for?

JimNowlin
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JIm,

Check this


http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=old+newspapers

You can go to other search pages and copy them

Sunray
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Hi JimNowlin,

May be i can help a little. Check this website, there's a millon image.
http://www.imagebank.com


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by:sunray_2003
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Jim,

Just following up. Do you want more info.


Did the images from google help you

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by:jnowlin
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They did help a bit Sunray. I have been to a few of those sites using the Google search you suggested here.

What I *did* find interesting was a site whereby I can get front pages from people's birthdays!

Let me look at SkyKnight's site and see what it's got.

Jim
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I didn't see any old newspapers at the site you suggested SkyKnight.

These are difficult things to come across I guess.

Jim
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Thank you.

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