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Gallery: The Herald-Dispatch in the 1970s

Jan. 18, 2009 @ 10:08 PM

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington, and we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of that event in 2009.

Check out our 100 Years site at http://www.herald-dispatch.com/specialsections/100years, and be sure to pick up a copy of our 100th Anniversary Commemorative Edition on Saturday, Jan. 17.


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Courtesy of Robin Hager

Dayshift switchboard operator Gloria J. Baumgardner Perkins on Oct. 18, 1973. She worked for The Herald-Dispatch from around 1964 through Dec. 31, 1991, when she retired.

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