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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Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.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:  1284A Previous Report (1283A)  |  Next Report (1285A)
INDEX NAME:  Reporter-Dispatch index
  • DAILY REPORTER White Plains NY 1926-1941(Feb)
  • REPORTER-DISPATCH White Plains NY 1941(Mar)-Current
100 Martine Ave
White Plains NY 10601
Telephone: (914) 946-8700
AVAILABILITY:  Only one copy of this card file index exists. It must be used in the White Plains Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  The newspaper is indexed for items pertaining to White Plains or Westchester County, New York. Editorials and letters to the editor are not indexed, nor are routine announcements of events. In the case of events, only articles relating to the event itself are indexed. Sports events are not indexed except for championships or all-star teams. Birth and death notices are not indexed. Obituries are included only if they contain significant biographical detail. Reviews and non-news items are usually excluded. Crime news is indexed completely.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  A 3x5 card file index with multiple entries typed on the cards. The index is divided into WHITE PLAINS and WESTCHESTER COUNTY sections, and there is a special section for BIOGRAPHY. Each entry consists of the month, dya, year, page, column, and headline (or brief description).
SIZE OF INDEX:  The index contains about 125,000 entries in total and is being added to at the rate of 5000 entries per year.
Norma Olin Ireland. LOCAL INDEXES IN AMERICAN LIBRARIES. Faxon, Boston MA, 1947.
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