Oswego Independent, Labette County, Kansas
(June 1872 – Present)
The Oswego Independent was established June 22, 1872, by B. F. McGill. It was one of the very old and influential papers in Southeastern Kansas. It was issued weekly, had circulation in Labette and surrounding counties, and politically was a republican organ. W. A. Blair, editor and proprietor, owns the well equipped office and plant at 309 Commercial Street.
- B. F. McGill (1872-1880’s)
- Nelson Case (1880’s for 3 years)
- W. A. Blair (1913- )
The Kansas State Historical Society has the following issues available on microfilm. All papers listed are available at no charge through interlibrary loan.
Our record of editors for this newspaper is incomplete. We’d like to have the list of all editors, and include biographies/photos for each one if possible. Anyone having further information is encouraged to submit such to us.