The Silsbee Bee (Silsbee, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1968

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

Physical Description

twenty pages : ill. ; page 25 x 17 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

Creation Information

Read, Tommy December 5, 1968.

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  • R. L. Read
    Publisher Info: Co-owner and Publisher
    Place of Publication: Silsbee, Texas

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Silsbee Public Library

Silsbee was first referred to as Mill Town when the site was first reached by the Gulf, Beaumont, and Kansas City Railway in 1894. The town was renamed in recognition of Nathaniel Silsbee, an investor from Boston, Massachusetts, who helped provide funds for the railway.

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  • Main Title: The Silsbee Bee (Silsbee, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1968
  • Serial Title: The Silsbee Bee

Description

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

Physical Description

twenty pages : ill. ; page 25 x 17 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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  • Volume: 51
  • Issue: 41
  • Edition: 1

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Silsbee Area Newspaper Collection

These issues represents the history of both the city of Silsbee and include Woodrow, the Big Thicket National Preserve, and other significant historical areas in Hardin County. *The Silsbee Bee* was established in 1919, and it represents a community with diversified economic interests, including in railroad, timber, and oil. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.

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Includes any collections funded by the Tocker Foundation, which supports small public libraries in Texas that serve populations of 12,000 and under. The purpose of the Tocker Foundation is to distribute funds principally for the support, encouragement, and assistance to small rural libraries in Texas.

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  • December 5, 1968

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  • Sept. 29, 2016, 10:14 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 4:43 p.m.

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Read, Tommy. The Silsbee Bee (Silsbee, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1968, newspaper, December 5, 1968; Silsbee, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth790599/: accessed February 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Silsbee Public Library.