Old Papers 1910-1975
Images of Newspaper Pages From The Bridgeport Index
Wise County, Texas

Home Pre 1960 1960's 1970's Imaging Methods
We have 15,377 digital photos 'online' of the pages 
of some old newspapers (1910-1975)
There are indexes of names and events for all of the years
Thanks again to Keith and Harlan Bridwell, and also to
Joann Pritchard who helped find these papers for us.

A list of the papers we found is in the table below.
Click on
'Year' to go to images of all the pages, or on 'Indexed by' for an index of names for that year.

  Year  Number
of Papers
  Number
of Pages 
  Indexed By     Year  Number
of Papers
  Number
of Pages 
  Indexed By
1910 3 Papers 22 Pages Sue Tackel 1961 52 Papers 586 Pages Sue Tackel
1915 1 Paper 4 Pages not complete 1962 50 Papers 620 Pages LaDarla Keith
1916 1 Paper 1 Page Sue Tackel 1963 52 Papers 718 Pages Sue Tackel
1925 20 Papers 90 Pages Sue Tackel 1964 52 Papers 682 Pages Sue Tackel
1939 1 Paper 4 Pages Sue Tackel 1965 39 Papers 574 Pages LaDarla Keith
1941 15 Papers 60 Pages LaDarla Keith 1966 44 Papers 648 Pages LaDarla Keith
1942 13 Papers 52 Pages LaDarla Keith 1967 47 Papers 788 Pages Sue Tackel
1943 25 Papers 100 Pages LaDarla Keith 1968 50 Papers 966 Pages Sue Tackel
1944 45 Papers 180 Pages LaDarla Keith 1969 44 Papers 861 Pages David Pitts
1945 35 Papers 140 Pages Sue Tackel 1970 40 Papers 834 Pages Sue Tackel
1946 13 Papers 102 Pages Sue Tackel 1971 49 Papers 1,164 Pages Sue Tackel
1947 28 Papers 226 Pages David Pitts 1972 26 Papers 690 Pages David Pitts
1948 3 Papers 28 Pages David Pitts 1973 45 Papers 1,316 Pages Sue Tackel
1949 1 Paper 8 Pages David Pitts 1974 45 Papers 1,068 Pages Sue Tackel
1950 1 Paper 8 Pages David Pitts
1952 26 Papers 127 Pages David Pitts 1975 20 Papers 332 Pages Sue Tackel & David Pitts  
(The 3 misc. papers below are also here)
1953 31 Papers 150 Pages David Pitts 1976 1 Paper 18 Pages
1954 51 Papers 346 Pages David Pitts
1955 42 Papers 302 Pages David Pitts

Other Misc. Papers

1956 50 Papers 300 Pages David Pitts 1950

1 Paper

4 Pages

Alvord News

1957 50 Papers 364 Pages Royce Raven 1959

1 Paper

12 Pages Bowie Banner
1958 52 Papers 430 Pages Royce Raven 1957 1 Paper 4 Pages Chico Review
1959 50 Papers 452 Pages Royce Raven