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A glimpse into the lives of Thurber

Below are samples of the front page of the weekly company newspaper serving Thurber. To see the larger version of the page, click the image. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the images.

Newspaper 1             Newspaper 2            Newspaper 3

October 6, 1894                   April 6, 1895                  October 1, 1898


        Newspaper 4               miner 5

       December 9, 1899               January 20, 1900