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The decades following the Civil War found Gainesville experiencing its first extended period of growth. As the cattle industry grew, it became a supply point for cowboys driving their herds north to Kansas. This weekly newspaper began printing in 1869, documenting Gainesville history and publishing daily in 1879. It provided the community with state, local, and national news as well as advertising.

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Gainesville Hesperian in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed June 27, 2022.

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