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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Wisconsin State Fair Agricultural Society 04 Sep 1851
2 Wisconsin State Fair Gate receipts of our state fairs 17 Sep 1877
3 Wisconsin State Fair Fourth day: the last day of the state exhibition, which has proved a very successful one 14 Sep 1877
4 Wisconsin State Fair The State Fair 10 Sep 1877
5 Wisconsin State Fair The State Fair 05 Sep 1877
6 Wisconsin State Fair The Fair 27 Aug 1877
7 Wisconsin State Fair The Fair Grounds 21 Aug 1877
8 Wisconsin State Fair Success of the state fair 01 Oct 1866
9 Wisconsin State Fair The State Fair 29 Sep 1866
10 Wisconsin State Fair The State Fair 28 Sep 1866

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Subject Heading - This field will tell you the general category this particular information has been put under.

Headline/Keyword - This field includes the newspaper headline or a description of the information that can be found about your topic.?

Date/Source - This field tells you the date of the Janesville Gazette article in which this article appeared (stand-alone dates refer to Janesville Gazette articles), or the books in which the information or photo can be found.

Search Tips

  • Start with the Headlines or Keyword field first.? Then try the Subject Heading field.?For the most thorough search, try separate searches in each field using a keyword. (For example, try "fire" in the Subject Heading field, examine the results, then do another search on "fire"? in the Headlines Field.)??
  • Using fewer words will produce more hits. Try to use the most unique word.
  • Try to use these certain words for better access in the Headlines Field:
    --To find statistics ?or maps, type in "graph" or "map."?
    --To find a chronology of something, type in "timeline"??
    --To find a photo or other illustration, type in "photo"?
  • The Date or Source field shows where a particular item is located in Hedberg Public Library. Date format in this field is dd/mmm/yyyy.*
    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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