Columbus News Index, Ohio
This database is an index to
news articles related to events that occurred in Franklin County, Ohio, and
surrounding counties. It contains abstracts of selected articles from 1960 to
2007 and obituaries between 1931 and 1997. You may contact the Library's
Science, Business, and News Division to obtain a copy of the complete article.
The database of selected articles can be searched by keyword and limited by
date and publication. You can also browse the index by subject.
There is a link to the Columbus Dispatch
Archives, which indexes obituaries from 1996 to the present; however, this
database is accessible to library cardholders only.
Morley Library Obituary
The Morley County Library is
located in Painsville, Lake County, in northern Ohio. The library has made
available on its website an index to death notices from various area
newspapers. The newspapers include The
Telegraph and The
News-Herald. The indexed records date back to 1822. Click on the
Obituary Index link to access the search page. You can search by name (last
name, first name) or keyword. The search results include the deceased’s full
name and the individual’s death or birth and death dates. Click on the name
link to view the detailed record, which includes the following data fields:
name, birth date, death date, last residence, age, gender, and newspaper name,
date and page number. You may request copies of the obituary from the library.
Oxford Mirror Newspaper
The Wregie Memorial Library
in Oxford Junction, Iowa, has made an index to the Oxford Mirror newspaper available on its
website. Oxford Junction is a city located in Jones County, in the eastern part
of the state. Click on the OJ Mirror Index link in the webpage contents list to
open the database page. The alphabetical index covers the period 1916 – 1922.
The data fields in the database include last name, first name, microfilm roll
number, date of the paper, and page and column number.
Paper Carriers, Register
Tribune, Des Moines, Iowa http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~judysstuff/carriers/rtcarriers.htm
This database contains names
of young newspaper carriers employed by the Register and Tribune Company of Des
Moines, Iowa, to deliver The
Sunday Register, The
Morning Register, and The
Evening Tribune-Capital. They were abstracted from two free monthly
publications, Our Junior
and Carrier Salesman,
distributed to the newspaper carriers. There are two issues from 1929 and one
from 1931. In some cases there are links to newspaper clippings with
photographs of the carriers. The data provided includes carrier’s name and