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Another new addition to the site is a listing of Omaha area newspapers that
are at the Omaha Public Library, and the years that they were published (some
were only published for a few months.) This contains some of the same
information that the pink newspaper lists available at the W. Dale Clark library
contain about their newspaper holdings, and the years of publication.
This makes a useful adjunct to that listing, and by no means replaces it.
That handout gives the dates of publication that we have at the library, but
this sheet is a "quicky" reference so that we can see at a glance what papers
were in publication in the approximate time periods we are interested in.
You can then check the pink sheets for the exact publication dates for those
particular papers. FYI, there are three newspapers now that are fully indexed
for references to someone's death (since they aren't always true "obits",
being death certificate notices, probate notices, gossip column notices, etc.)
You'll want a color printer for it if you have one.
Alas, this week one went up that was for "Pete Glandt's married daughter" in
1884. If he only had one daughter who was married, you're in business. If
he had several that were married, at least you know to look for the death of
one of them at that time period...she won't be in the 1885 census, and this
If you try to contact me, cross your fingers. My AOL emails have been
acting very quirky, and I can't get into it half the time.
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