Mansfield News-Mirror staff ca. 1928

March 12, 2021
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The staff of the Mansfield News-Mirror, the city's newspaper, in 1928. Shown (from left) are Napoleon Bonaparte Perry, Mr. Foster, editor Louis E. Gill and assistant Annie Ellard. The newspaper began publishing in 1883 as the Mansfield Chronicle. The paper when through numerous name changes before becoming the Mansfield Mirror in 1921 when Louis Gill bought it and later the Mansfield News then News-Mirror. The newspaper ceased publication in December 2019.

To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, email or go to

Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.

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