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Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky) Prospectus Broadside, 1870

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Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky) Prospectus Broadside




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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[Identification of item], Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky) Prospectus Broadside, 1870, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

Louisville (Ky.) newspaper founded in 1868 when George D. Prentice's Journal combined with Walter N. Haldeman's Courier. The scope and slant of the newspaper was guided by Henry Watterson, who was its editor from 1868 until 1919. In 1918 the paper was purchased by Robert Worth Bingham and was run by successive generations of that his family until it was sold to Gannett in 1986. The paper is still in operation. Prospectus notes the consolidation of the Louisville Courier, Louisville Journal, and Louisville Democrat newspapers. States the paper's policy for covering politics; local, state, Southern, and general news; agriculture; transportation; and business and cultural affairs. Subscription rates are also quoted. Card file in repository


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