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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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.

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  • GLENDALE EVENING NEWS Glendale CA 1908-1929
  • GLENDALE NEWS-PRESS Glendale CA 1941-1942
COMPILER:  WPA (Works Progress Administration)
Special Collections Room
222 E. Harvard St
Glendale CA 91205
Telephone: (213) 956-2037
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Special Collections Room of the Glendale Central Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  All articles, editorials and obituaries about Glendale and the surrounding area of Montrose, LaCrescenta, Verdugo City, Tujunga, Sunland, LaCanada, and Flintridge.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index, arranged in alphabetical order, with both subjects and personal names in the same file. The subject heading is typed at the top of the card, followed by the name of the newspaper. Thereafter are arranged a list of citations (mo-dy-yr-column & page) where an article on that subject (or person) may be found. Only occasionally is a word or two appended to the citation to further clarify the content of the article.
SIZE OF INDEX:  There are approximately 10,000 cards in the index.
1. T. Gwinup et al. "Survey of local newspapers in California". California Librarian, v.36, p.4-45, January 1975.
2. Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
3. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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