Baca County History

by the Plainsman Herald

Month: July 2018

  • Reading Old Time Newspapers: A Primer

    It feels great to find interesting tidbits in old newspapers—for me it has been part of researching my book, for others, it may be finding an obituary, marriage announcement, or other types of notice. But sometimes historical newspapers used abbreviations and terms that are no longer common, leaving some of us scratching our heads.  …