You Alls Doins. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 3, 1900

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Weekly newspaper from Lexington, Oklahoma that includes local, territorial, and national news along with advertising. On February 22, 1899, Oscar M. Stevens published the first issue of You Alls Doins. Stevens’ brother Ed came up with the unique name for the paper. From the beginning Doins was a Democratic newspaper and switched its publication day from Thursday to Friday in support of their chosen party. In less than seven months, the circulation reached over a thousand subscribers probably due to its unusual name and content. The paper merged with the Cleveland County Leader to become the Lexington Leader.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 20 x 13 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Stevens, Oscar M. May 3, 1900.

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  • Main Title: You Alls Doins. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 3, 1900
  • Serial Title: You Alls Doins

Description

Weekly newspaper from Lexington, Oklahoma that includes local, territorial, and national news along with advertising. On February 22, 1899, Oscar M. Stevens published the first issue of You Alls Doins. Stevens’ brother Ed came up with the unique name for the paper. From the beginning Doins was a Democratic newspaper and switched its publication day from Thursday to Friday in support of their chosen party. In less than seven months, the circulation reached over a thousand subscribers probably due to its unusual name and content. The paper merged with the Cleveland County Leader to become the Lexington Leader.

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eight pages : ill. ; page 20 x 13 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Published every Thursday.

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  • Volume: 2
  • Issue: 10
  • Edition: 1

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  • May 3, 1900

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  • June 14, 2013, 1:05 p.m.

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  • Jan. 26, 2016, 8:47 p.m.

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Stevens, Oscar M. You Alls Doins. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 3, 1900, newspaper, May 3, 1900; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc168853/: accessed November 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.