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newspaper - Snowy River Mail

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A Snowy River Mail newspaper dated 17.1.1968. It contains news items, photographs and advertisements in black/white print.
Size
H-452mm W-311mm
Object Registration
2558
Keywords
newspaper snowy-river-mail
Historical information
The Snowy River Mail is a weekly newspaper published in Orbost in the Shire of East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Previously published as The Snowy River mail and Tambo and Croajingolong gazette from 1890 to 1911. The Gippsland Courier merged with the Snowy River Mail when proprietor Lachlan Ross moved to Orbost in 1910. In 1999 the paper was acquired by the Yeates family when the Hollins family retired from the newspapers business
The paper is still being produced by the fourth generation of the Yeates family as part of East Gippsland Newspapers.
When Made
17.1.1968
Made By
Snowy River Mail (newspaper publisher)
Significance
This newspaper is a contemporary record of local events.
Last updated
6 Apr 2017 at 12:10PM