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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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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INDEX NAME:  Standard-Star Index
  • STANDARD-STAR New Rochelle NY 1923(Jul 1)-1930(Jun 30);1939(Jan-Nov)
662 Main St
New Rochelle NY 10805
Telephone: (914) 632-7878
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the New Rochelle Public Library. The library will photocopy certain categories at prevailing rates, or search the index for serious researchers, but cannot photocopy the entire index.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Broad subject index, including fires, elections, etc. The emphasis is on local news, including Westchester County. All stories about Westchester County are listed under that subject heading. Also includes references to famous buildings or locations, such as Glen Island. Omitted from the index are obituaries, advertisements, routine social and sports events, letters to the editor, and editorials.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index arranged in alphabetical order. Usually several entries per card (about 1,500 cards in total). Entries consist of a brief (1 or 2 line) description, followed by the month, day, year, page and column.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 6,000 entries in the entire index.
Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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