Rockdale Messenger. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 27, 1899

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

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eight pages : ill. ; page 22 x 15 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Ferguson, W. M. April 27, 1899.

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Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library

In 1954, Rockdale's first library opened as a joint effort of its citizens and the Texas State Library. In 1961, Dr. George Hill Patterson made a donation in honor of his mother, Rockdale native Lucy. The Library works closely with the Milam County Genealogical Society and received a Tocker Foundation grant.

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  • Main Title: Rockdale Messenger. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 27, 1899
  • Serial Title: The Rockdale Messenger
  • Added Title: The Messenger

Description

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

Physical Description

eight pages : ill. ; page 22 x 15 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Published on Thursdays.

Folio reads, "Official Organ of Milam County Farmers' Alliance."

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  • Volume: 27
  • Edition: 1

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The Rockdale Reporter

Founded in 1873, Rockdale, Milam County developed with the advent of the International-Great Northern Railroad. The paper served the county from 1899 to the mid-1900s. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.

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  • April 27, 1899

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  • Feb. 15, 2016, 8:10 a.m.

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Ferguson, W. M. Rockdale Messenger. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 27, 1899, newspaper, April 27, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth693681/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.