LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Re-documenting history one page and one photograph at a time: That’s what UNLV’s Special Collections and Archives Division plans to do.  The team is in the middle of a large project to digitize old newspapers from across the country.

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By digitizing newspapers, when it comes to searching for a newspaper article from a date as far back as 1923, the effort will no longer be a tedious task.

The team at UNLV recently wrapped up a project to capture all of Las Vegas’ newspapers, including the Las Vegas Times and the Las Vegas Age, which dates back to 1905.

8 News NOW Reporter Patrick Walker has the story.