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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1203B Previous Report (1203A)  |  Next Report (1204A)
INDEX NAME:  Pinellas County Newspaper Index
  • CLEARWATER SUN Clearwater FL 1924-1935
  • EVENING INDEPENDENT St.Petersburg FL 1907-1935
  • ST.PETERSBURG TIMES St.Petersburg FL 1907-1935
  • SEA BREEZE St.Petersburg FL 1886-1887
COMPILER:  Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Reference Dept.
3745 9th Ave. North
St.Petersburg FL 33713
Telephone: (813) 822-4523
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this book form index is available for use in the St.Petersburg Public Library. The library has copies of the St.Petersburg Times and the Evening Independent newspapers for the period indexed. It does not have copies of the other two newspapers.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Includes local, state, national, and international news. Arranged by extremely broad topics. Some articles are abstracted, others repeated almost in full. Appendices include extended transcriptions.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index in two parts: 1907-1924 and 1925-1935. Each part is in alphabetical order by broad subject areas. Within each subject, the entries are in order by newspaper, and then chronologically by date within that paper. Each entry consists of an abstract of the article followed by the section, page, column, month, day, and year where the article appeared.
SIZE OF INDEX:  16 bound volumes.
Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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