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Linda Wommack
Denver Public Library
Fri Jun 1, 2018 5:34am

Vince - The Denver Public Library now houses the archives of the Rocky Mountain News. There is a treasure trove of information available although I do not know what is specific to WB. They are working at getting the RMN archives online but it is a daunting task as you can imagine.
Also for anyone interested, the DPL is the repository for WWHA archives of which I am a co-chair of.

  • BobVince Garcia, Thu May 31 7:31pm
    Bib--have you ever gone to the Denver public library to check the old newspapers to see if they have any useful info on the WB? I recall one paper had a humorous cartoon of O'Day being guarded... more
    • Denver NewspapersBob Goodwin, Fri Jun 1 10:31am
      No, I have never been to the Denver Public Library to look at their newspaper archives. Most newspapers from Colorado are included in the Colorado Historical Newspapers archives. Most of the others... more
      • Re: Denver NewspapersVince Garcia, Tue Jun 5 8:36am
        Yes, from 1903. One of the Wyoming papers mentioned the Denver paper had a sarcastic cartoon about the outlaws trying to bust him out of jail, or something to that efefct. I'd love to see the... more
    • Denver Public Library — Linda Wommack, Fri Jun 1 5:34am
      • Re: Denver Public LibraryVince Garcia, Fri Jun 1 8:47am
        That's great to hear. We now have, like, a less-than-$100 one-way flight there every week. I may try going there for a visit once I retire
        • Re: Denver Public LibraryDaniel Buck, Fri Jun 1 9:03am
 Two digital sites I'm aware of that hold Rocky Mountain News runs are Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection, 1860-1879,... more
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