Tree thumbnailNewspapers thoroughly document the events and common opinions of locales across the country.

Indexing these documents makes them accessible for local history practitioners and researchers.

John Newman and Patricia Richter guide readers in how to complete an indexing project of these vital historical documents.

Beginning with determining the scope of the project and practical concerns such as who will staff the project, Newman and Richter address every aspect of the indexing process.

How-to instructions for creating each entry are accompanied with examples.

Technical Leaflet #107 (1978)