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  • 1950 - 1984 (Creation)


7 boxes

Missing: 12/16/1950, 12/16/1951, 12/13/1952, 12/26/1953, 12/16/1960, 10/20/1961, 07/05/1963, 12/29/1967, 05/30/1969, 05/19/1972, 07/28/1972, 08/10/1972, 11/03/1972, 12/29/1972, 12/03/1976, 04/29/1977, 06/20/1980, 10/03/1980-10/17/1980, 01/23/1981-02/20/1981, 10/23/1981, 07/02/1982-07/09/1982

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The Argus, a weekly news magazine published every Saturday, was founded in February 1894 by A. T. Ambrose, and after his death in 1900, published by co-owner H. A. Chadwick. From 1954 on it was published by the Argus Publishing Company in Seattle. The title changed to Argus Magazine in 1983. It published news, opinion and commentary pieces, and covered local and national stories, reviews of local arts, dance and theater, local court summons and obituaries.
Annual Christmas/Holiday issue was published 1901-1952, vols. for 1960- include annual supplement with title The Argus annual collector's edition.

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