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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1130A Previous Report (1129A)  |  Next Report (1131A)
INDEX NAME:  Sheboygan Press Index
  • SHEBOYGAN PRESS Sheboygan WI 1945-Current
Information Services Dept.
710 Plaza 8
Sheboygan WI 53081
Telephone: (414) 459-3422
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Mead Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  All items of local interest, dealing with the city or county of Sheboygan. Most items of statewide interest. Major items dealing with other cities and counties and localities in the state. Omitted from the index are national or international new, routine sports stories, births, obituaries and proper names.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order by subject. It is mostly a subject index with a few entries for major individuals, corporations and institutions. The subject headings may be divided geographically into three divisions: those articles dealing with SHEBOYGAN city, those dealing with SHEBOYGAN COUNTY and those dealing with the rest of the state (see example cards). Entries are used to fill up both sides of the card. Each entry consists of the headline plus the citation. The citation indicates the month, day, year and page where the article appeared. The letter "P" indicates a photograph.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 2000 entries per month are added to the current index which occupies about 30 index drawers full of cards.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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