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Elmira Anzeiger

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Title
Elmira Anzeiger
Minority studied
Germans
Description
Elmira Anzeiger was the German language newspaper with its initial number printed in January 1870. It was a four-page newspaper with twenty eight columns. The newspaper was run by Philip Plaff and David Wittig for just a month and later purchased by Frederick Delion and William Delion. Elmira Anzeiger continued publishing every Thursday for the next thirteen years until 1882. Elmira Anzeiger had a large circulation in Waterloo among business men and farming community. The newspaper contained the latest foreign and local news up do date of publication. It was also an effective medium for advertising. Five years after it ceased publication in 1887, Elmira Anzeiger was still listed in "Canada, das Land und seine Leute" by Heinrich Lemcke.
Founder/Author
Plaff, Philip; Wittig, David
Minority media language
German
Minority media type
Newspaper
Medium
Print media
Spatial Coverage
Ontario,Canada
Temporal Coverage
1870 - 1882
Owner
Plaff, Philip; Wittig, David
Head Office Location
Elmira, Ontario

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