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View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar dance at mall attracts 750 students 02 Sep 1986
2 Youth (Janesville) Teen dances draw big crowds 17 Sep 1986
3 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar party slated [at Rockport Pool] 18 Jul 1986
4 Youth (Janesville) Student dry bar plans more dances 25 Sep 1986
5 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar's popularity prompts site search 02 Oct 1986
6 Youth (Janesville) 'R Dimension replaces dry bar (photo of weekend teen dances that "have been attracting hundreds of area students") 14 Oct 1986
7 Youth (Janesville) Part-time director [Alice Gray] hired for teen center 04 Nov 1986
8 Youth (Janesville) Youth center develops goals, seeks volunteers 25 Nov 1986
9 Youth (Janesville) Teen center ['R Dimension] seeks permanent site (photo of Sonja Helgesen, Sue Wallace, Dan Goplin, and Victoria Zipperer) 22 Dec 1986
10 Youth (Janesville) Dry bar appeal spurs teen center plan 04 Feb 1987

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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."?
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    --To find a photo or other illustration, type in "photo"?
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    *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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