Welcome to this Hunt County, Texas, website
The primary focus of this site is to serve
as a finder index to mentions of topics (persons, places, and things)
within the extracted newspapers.
The data concept shown here comes from early
work done with newspapers by Gail Slater in conjunction with John
J. Armstrong. It has moved from typewritten extracts (1988-90), to
obituary lists (1989-90), to computer extracts (1991-present), and now
to internet resources (2000-present) due to the efforts of Max
The project relates a newspaper reference
(newspaper, day, date, section, page, and title/extract) to a group of
topics; at the same time it relates a topic to a group of references.
Thus, both Date Index and Topic Index views are available. One may enter
a search topic to see what newspaper references are connected with it.
Likewise, one may choose a year and month to see what references (and
topics) exist for that time period.
Ultimately, it is an index to the newspapers
from which it was derived; the index covers newspaper issues as early
as 1868 and as late as the present. Not all issues exist for extraction
and not all known issues have even been extracted. The newspaper resources
themselves exist on microfilm at the W. Walworth Harrison Library, Greenville,
Texas. Please contact Carol
Taylor with the library about images of the full articles mentioned
within the index.
You may check our
for some information which may not have yet appeared here.
It is hoped that this on-going project will further local history and
genealogical research. Good wishes with your searches.
10, 2001 We have upgraded our search engine. We are expecting
that the newer search method will help you find more matches. If you
have any comments or feedback, please message
April 21, 2001 Please, use the guest
book to post messages and feedback for us.
April 19, 2001 There has been added new page
to the website containing a list of related and useful links. It may
help be of help to you in your searches. If you have own URL which would
relate here, please message