Door County NewsPixels™ & Wish Books & Brochures MAG. THE DREAMING ISSUE - Page 33

ASSIC NEWSPAPERS ERTED TO DIGITAL. There’s a fascinating history behind the ownership of these newspapers and at times the competition between publishers was heated and divisive. The factions seemed to be split into two camps: those who support ed shippi ng goods by sea and those who supported train transportation. Anyone interested in reading more about newspaper publishing in Door County can check out Chapter 23 of Hjalmar R. Holand’s History of Door County, Wisconsin, The County Beautiful. Holand’s book is available to read at the Door County Library in Sturgeon Bay, and it’s also online at the Wisconsin State Historical Society’s website. For a link to this book and many more fascinating resources on Door County history, check the library’s website history/genealogy page at http://doorcountylibrary.org/ genealogy. And there is more to this collection of old newspapers than just the history. They are rich in stories and atmosphere and bring people, places and events from Door County’s past to life. Warning: reading old newspapers can become addictive. Following is a list of intriguing, eye-catching stories for those who are curious about the past: Continued next page...