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245 00 $a Bradford County telegraph.
260 $a Starke, Fla. : $b L.C. Webb, $c 1888-
300 $a v.
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362 0 $a Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
500 $a Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.
520 1 $a The first issue of this ongoing weekly was issued July 26, 1879 under the title Florida Telegraph [LCCN: sn95047402], published by William Wyatt Moore, a native Floridian, a staunch Democrat and an experienced newspaperman. He had previously worked for a newspaper in Tallahassee (FL) and had published newspapers in the Florida cities of Jacksonville, Lake City, Cedar Key and Pensacola. After publishing for a short time as the Weekly Florida Telegraph [LCCN: sn95047403] and reversion back to the Florida Telegraph [LCCN: sn95047404], the name was changed to the Starke (FL) Telegraph [LCCN: sn95047405]. In 1887, Sterling Moore sold a half-interest in the newspaper to I.C. Webb, who became sole owner within a few months and changed the name to the Bradford County (FL) Telegraph [LCCN: sn95047406] in 1888. In 1893, Eugene S. Matthews, who had previously worked for newspapers in the Florida cities of Gainesville and Ocala, purchased the Bradford County Telegraph with Ben J. Farmer, who then sold his interest to Matthews in 1898. Eugene S. Matthews published the Bradford County Telegraph for forty years. During this time, he was also elected to the state legislature in 1904, 1907, 1911 and 1923. His son, Eugene L. Matthews, a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, took over the publication in 1933, matching his father's record of forty years as publisher. On his retirement in 1973, he sold the paper to his sons-in-law, Bobby Ferguson and John Miller. The Bradford County Telegraph continues to be published [ca. 2007] by John Miller, who also publishes the Lake Region Monitor [LCCN: not known to exist] and the Union County (FL) Times [LCCN: sn95047168]. Mark Crawford is the editor. Source: Bradford County Telegraph, July 26, 1979, centennial issue. The Lake Region Monitor is not known to exist and has not been described by any other source.--E. Kesse, University of Florida Digital Library Center.
530 $a Archived issues are available in digital format from the Library of Congress Chronicling America online collection.
530 $a Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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936 $a 117th year, no. 48 (Nov. 30, 1995) LIC
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