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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1242A Previous Report (1241A)  |  Next Report (1243A)
INDEX NAME:  Tusaloosa News Index
  • TUSCALOOSA NEWS Tuscaloosa AL 1975-Current
Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library
Reference Department
University AL 35486
Telephone: (205) 348-6046
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the Reference Department of the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The index is highly selective and includes only West Alabama news. Included are obituaries, editorials, some letters to the editor, and all stories containing biographical information about West Alabamians. Excluded from the index are national press (wire service) stories, all stories in the sports section, social news, advertising, cartoons, comic strips, and announcements.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index in alphabetical order with both subjects and personal names interfiled in the same alphabet. There is one entry per card consisting of the subject heading, the headline (or brief annotation), and the citation. Tracings at the bottom of the card show where else this same entry was filed. The citation consists of the month, day, year, section (when applicable), and page where the article appeared. Two asterisks (**) indicate that the two-star edition was being indexed. Illustrations, maps, and portraits are also noted.
SIZE OF INDEX:  About 5,000 entries per year are added to the current index.
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