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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1226B Previous Report (1226A)  |  Next Report (1227A)
INDEX NAME:  Index to the Evening Telegram
  • EVENING TELEGRAM Superior WI 1975-Current
1204 Hammond Ave
Superior WI 54880
Telephone: (715) 394-0252
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Superior Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Not comprehensive. Indexes items judged to be of local interest and significance (City of Superior, Douglas County, and Wisconsin). Since September 1977 all obituaries of local residents have been included. Prior to that, obituary indexing was more restricted.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index divided into two sections: PERSONAL NAMES and SUBJECTS. Within each section, the slips are arranged in alphabetical order. Each slip contains several entries. Each entry begins with the citation (initials of newspaper, month, day, year, page, and column) and is followed by the headline.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 115 entries per month are added to the current index.
1. Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
2. Anita Cheek Milner. NEWSPAPER INDEXES: A LOCATION & SUBJECT GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen NJ, 1977.
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