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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1050A Previous Report (1049A)  |  Next Report (1050B)
INDEX NAME:  The Courier-Journal Index, 1930-1936
  • COURIER-JOURNAL Louisville KY 1930-1936
525 W. Broadway
Louisville KY 40202
Telephone: (502) 582-4184
AVAILABILITY:  Copies of this book form index are available for use in the library of the Courier-Journal & Louisville Times Company. They are available to the public by appointment and for a fee only.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  An index of important news stories and editorials. The index deals chiefly with Kentucky happenings, but outstanding national and world news stories are included. Throughout the index are various group headings, arranged alphabetically, such as MURDERS, SUICIDES, BUSINESS, BANK FAILURES, DEATHS, UNEMPLOYMENT, FORESTRY, etc. Under the general heading MURDERS, for instance, will be found the names of the victims, arranged alphabetically. Fatal accidents are indexed under the general heading ACCIDENTS with subheadings for the type of accident (DROWNING, FIRE, AUTO, etc.) as well as under the name of the victim. News on happenings in foreign countries is indexed under the name of the country as well as the general subject, such as DISARMAMENT. Under the names of individuals, arranged alphabetically throughout the index, may be found a brief digest of each individual's relation to any particular happening. Sporting events are arranged under general headings, such as HORSE RACING, BOXING, TENNIS, GOLF, etc. Book reviews are indexed under the general heading BOOK REVIEWS, then in order alphabetically under the authors' names followed by the titles of the books. Political stories may be found under the party name (DEMOCRATIC PARTY, REPUBLICAN PARTY, SOCIALIST PARTY, etc.) or under the names of individuals outstanding in the various stories. Editorials are indexed under the specific subjects touched upon by the writers.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index, two columns per page on pages about 6½x9½ inches. There is one book for each of the years 1930-1936. Both subjects and personal names are arranged in one alphabetical order throughout the book. Within each subject, the entries are usually in chronological order. Entries consist of a brief statement of content, followed by the page, column, month, and day where the article will be found. Editorials are preceeded with the notation "(Ed.)".
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