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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1059B Previous Report (1059A)  |  Next Report (1060A)
INDEX NAME:  Billings Gazette Index
  • BILLINGS GAZETTE Billings MT 1950-1965;1974-1975
Billings MT 59101
Telephone: (406) 657-2262
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. Copies of all or part of the index are available for the cost of photocopying. The index is available for public use in the Library of Eastern Montana College.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index covers regional (Montana) news only. It concentrates on political and historic items. Omitted are international and national news, sports news, editorials, letters to the editor, most society news, crime news and obituaries. Coverage of the 1950-1965 period is "very spotted".
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index in one alphabetical order including both subjects and personal names. There may be more than one entry per card. Each card consists of the subject heading followed by the citation (month, day, year, page and column), followed by the entry (headline or brief description). Photos which accompany the article are noted and occasionally the length of the article is noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  Seven drawers of cards.
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