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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1148D Previous Report (1148C)  |  Next Report (1149A)
INDEX NAME:  Las Vegas Age, 1905-1939
  • LAS VEGAS AGE Las Vegas NV 1905-1939
COMPILER:  David Millman
Southern Office
1555 E. Flamingo, #253
Las Vegas NV 89109
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Nebada Historical Society, Southern Nevada Office (Las Vegas NV).
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This index includes all types of references to the news of Clark County, Nevada. Cities in this area include Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, North Las Vegas, and several smaller communities. The index covers events, politics, economic developments, mining activities, social and cultural events, and all other developments and occurances deemed to be of significance. There is an extensive index to all persons mentioned in the newspaper, as well as subject headings.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index divided into two alphabetical sections: SUBJECTS and PERSONAL NAMES. Entries consist of the citation followed by a brief description of the article being indexed. The citation consists of the date (month, day, year), page and column.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 100,000 cards in the total index. Most cards have several entries.
Dorothy Rice et al. "The need for indexing Nevada's newspapers" (and other titles). A special issue on newspaper indexing in Nevada. Highroller, v.15, #1, January 1978.
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