The Smithville Times Transcript and Enterprise (Smithville, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 9, 1959

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Weekly newspaper from Smithville, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 23 x 19 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Creator: Unknown. April 9, 1959.

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Smithville Public Library

The Smithville Public Library is located at 507 Main St, Smithville, Texas, and provides free services to all residents living within the Bastrop county boundaries with services available to all others according to Library Director discretion.

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Weekly newspaper from Smithville, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with extensive advertising.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 23 x 19 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Published every Thursday.

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  • Volume: 68
  • Issue: 15
  • Edition: 1

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The Smithville Times

Bruce Roberts began publishing the weekly The Smithville Times in 1894, one year prior to Smithville’s incorporation. Roberts had previously published The Smithville Optic. Located in the southeast Texas county of Bastrop, the town of Smithville experienced a population boom during this time after the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad line chose Smithville as the location of its central shops.

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The Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation supports public libraries in Texas that serve populations of 50,000 and under.

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  • April 9, 1959

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  • Aug. 9, 2018, 7:38 p.m.

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The Smithville Times Transcript and Enterprise (Smithville, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 9, 1959, newspaper, April 9, 1959; Smithville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1041021/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Smithville Public Library.