Digitization Initiative

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Reviving newspapers

The Richmond Spring Grove Rotary Club on March 1 presented the McHenry County Historical Society & Museum with a check for $2,000. Pictured, from left to right, are: McHenry County Historical Society Administrator Kurt Begalka, Richmond Spring Grove Area Rotary Club President Dave Domenella, MCHS Library Committee Chairwoman Maggie Crane and Rotary Club project liason Adrianne Adams. The donation will help efray the cost of digitizing Richmond Gazettes from the original newsprint, 1876-1985. The finished, searchable product will be accessible through MCHS's website. Thank you Rotarians!