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Item ID# AX2016.021.003
Title Walkerton Telescope
Object Name Newspaper
Dates of Creation 1902 - 1934 (Microfilmed in 1984)
Creator Walkerton Telescope
Other Creators Microfilmed by Intech Associates.
Description Microfilm reels of the "Walkerton Telescope" newspaper from 1902 to 1934, with some issues missing.
Finding Aids The First World War era newspapers have been scanned and will be available for viewing online in PDF format under "Finding Aid and Transcription Links."
Finding Aid and Transcription Links The following links open large PDF files. The Optical Character Recognition, which makes them searchable using CTRL-F, is currently very basic with a number of spelling errors. An ongoing project with the Bruce County Genealogical Society is working to improve the text recognition and search function.

Walkerton Telescope Aug. to Dec. 1914 (58 MB, Basic OCR)
Walkerton Telescope 1915 (121 MB, Basic OCR)
Walkerton Telescope 1916 (154 MB, Basic OCR)
Walkerton Telescope 1917 (112 MB, Basic OCR)
Walkerton Telescope 1918 (70 MB, Basic OCR)
Physical Description 12 microfilm reels ; 35 mm
Subjects First World War
Newspaper industry
Place Walkerton
Level of Description File