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The Latta Observer
Latta, South Carolina

The Latta Observer was established in December 1910 by B. H. Atkinson. Discontinued in 1922.   Reestablished in 1938 after a 17 year lapse with Andrew  C. Ashton and Hal Watson.  Linda Watson Rowell, daughter of Hal Watson took over in the 1960s. The doors were closed in 1982. 

A few remaining copies are housed at the Latta Library. In some issues there is a wonderful collection of items from the African American Community in a column "Letters From Home" done by Magdalene Moore.  This completes the index recording of the marriages and deaths from those remaining issues. I have placed a CD of the transcriptions in the Dillon and Latta Libraries. A special thank you to Connie Shreves for her valued assistance in transcribing. 

Miscellaneous pages

December 1938 - July 31, 1939

1961 partial year
1965 - January - December
1966 - January - December
1967 - January - December
1968 - January - December
1969 - January - December
1970 - January - December
1971 - January - December
1972 - January - December
1973 - January - December
1974 - January - December
1975 - January - December