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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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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  • SHERMAN COURIER Sherman TX 1916-1921
COMPILER:  Civil Works Administration (CWA)
421 N. Travis
Sherman TX 75090
Telephone: (214) 892-4545
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this book form index exists. It must be used in the Sherman Public Library. It may be photocopied.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Indexes local and regional information about people and the following broad topical areas: agriculture, amusements, building, business, civic, counties, disasters, education, history, indians, industries, institutions, legal, military, minerals, organizations, political, public utilities, religion, roads, Sherman, taxes, transportation, and veterans.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A book form index typewritten on 8½x11 inch pages. The index is divided into two sections: BIOGRAPHICAL and SUBJECTS. Within the biographical section the arrangement is alphabetical by last name. Entries consist of a brief description followed by the month, day, year, page, and column numbers. Within the subject section, the arrangement is first by broad topical area (see Scope note) and then chronologically. The entries go down the right hand side of the page and consist of the headline or a brief description followed by the date, page, and column. Many of these entries have subheadings or keywords preceding them down the left hand side of the page. These are not in alphabetical order but may help when scanning for a specific topic.
SIZE OF INDEX:  53 pages total.
Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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