Stamford American (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, September 26, 1924

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

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four pages : ill. ; page 24 x 18 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Thomas, R. C. September 26, 1924.

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Stamford Carnegie Library

The Stamford Carnegie Library was built in 1910 with a grant from industrialist, and noted philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie. Built in the Classical Revival style and designed by local architect E. G. Withers, the building features an exterior of brick and local Lueders limestone, massive ionic columns, and corner pilasters. Of the 32 Carnegie Libraries built in Texas, it is one of five left in existence today that is still functioning as an active library.

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  • Main Title: Stamford American (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, September 26, 1924
  • Serial Title: Stamford American

Description

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

Physical Description

four pages : ill. ; page 24 x 18 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Published every Friday.

Incorrect date printed on issue: Friday, September 29, 1924.

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  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 23
  • Edition: 1

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Stamford Area Newspaper Collection

Stamford, "where the Old West meets the frontier," was founded in 1900, along the Texas Central Railroad on 640 acres of land donated by the sons of Swante Magnus Swenson who owned the townsite and surrounding area as a part of the Swenson Ranch.

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  • September 26, 1924

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  • Sept. 12, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

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Thomas, R. C. Stamford American (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, September 26, 1924, newspaper, September 26, 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1054724/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stamford Carnegie Library.