The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 21, 1961

One of 1,985 issues in the title: The Alto Herald available on this site.

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

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eight pages : ill. ; page 22 x 16 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

Creation Information

Mrs. Frank L. Weimar and Son December 21, 1961.

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This newspaper is part of the collection entitled: The Alto Herald and two others and was provided by Stella Hill Memorial Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 33 times . More information about this issue can be viewed below.

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Stella Hill Memorial Library

Stella Hill Memorial Library contributes for digitization all extant issues of the local weekly newspaper, the Alto Herald. The newspapers from 1909-1966 provide an ongoing picture of life in and around this small town located on El Camino Real in southern Cherokee County. Alto is one of the oldest towns in East Texas, and the newspapers, with their feature stories, obituaries and advertisements chronicle the history and lifestyle of the era. The digitization was funded by a grant from the Tocker Foundation.

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  • Main Title: The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 21, 1961
  • Serial Title: The Alto Herald

Description

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

Physical Description

eight pages : ill. ; page 22 x 16 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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The Alto Herald

These issues of *The Alto Herald* cover the time period from the 1900s to the 1960s and chronicle the rich history of one of the oldest towns in East Texas. Digitization efforts for this collection were made possible by a grant from the Tocker Foundation.

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The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of Texas newspapers and to make them freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History.

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  • December 21, 1961

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  • March 29, 2012, 9:56 p.m.

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  • April 18, 2012, 6:29 p.m.

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Mrs. Frank L. Weimar and Son. The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 21, 1961, newspaper, December 21, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth215706/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.