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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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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  • THE DAILY BULLETIN Bloomington IL 1858-1903
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration (WPA)
201 E. Grove St.
Bloomington IL 61701
Telephone: (309) 827-0428
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the library of the McLean County Historical Society.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index is composed of lead lines on news articles of local and county interest. There is also contained vital statistics, advertisements, sales of real estate and agriculture.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject and personal name. Entries consist of the citation in the upper right hand corner of the card followed by the lead line and brief description of the article. The citation consists of the name of paper (abbreviated), month, day, year, page and column.
1. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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