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20th century collection and current collection

The publication explosion

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20th century: before the Spanish Civil War

At the beginning of the 20th century, titles such as the following appeared:
         - Gente Conocida
         - Gente Vieja
         - Gente Menuda
         - El Teatro
         - El Arte del Teatro

The press explosion began within the boundaries of Tarragona:
         - La Cruz
         - Semanario Católico de Reus
         - La Veritat

The era of satirical press continues:
         - Cu-Cut
         - El Papitu
         - L'Esquella de la Torratxa

Media containing the most significant international war events of the beginning of the century:
         - La Esfera
         - Mundo Gráfico
         - La Guerra Europea

Publications appear as a result of concerns that arose in the period between wars:
         - D'Ací, d'Allà (revista catalana ilustrada)
         - L'Escola (revista católica para niños)
         - La Dona Catalana
         - Paz y Tregua
         - El Trabajo Nacional (órgano del Fomento del Trabajo Nacional de Barcelona)

Publications published in the regional arena become more important (from Montblanc, Reus and Valls):
         - Las Circunstancias
         - Revista del Centro de Lectura
         - Heraldo de Reus
         - Aires de la Conca
         - El Francolí
         - Acció Comarcal
         - Cultura

Cinema, music and graphic movements influence the publication of new magazines:
         - Cine Miroir
         - Jueves Cinematográfico
         - Films Selectos
         - Cinegramas
         - Ritmo
         - Imatges
         - Dia Gráfico
         - Estampa
         - Lecturas
         - Mirador

The country’s political life also encourages the rise of publications such as:
         -Treball
         - Acción Española
         - Avant
         - Falange Española
         - Boletín de Orientación Tradicionalista
         - Butlletí d'Acció Popular Catalana
         - Revista de Tropas Coloniales
         - Diari de Sessions del Parlament de Catalunya

The weight of the war determines the lives of many publications while giving rise to others:
         - Diario Oficial del Ministerio de Defensa Nacional
         - Front Anti-Feixista
         - Front Popular
         - Llibertat
         - La Milicia Popular
         - La Torxa
         - Lluita
         - Boletín del Movimiento de Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las JONS
         - Gaceta de la República
         - Vértice

20th century: after the Spanish Civil War

The end of the Spanish Civil War brought many media under the thumb of Franco's regime:
         - El Alcázar
         - Diario Español de Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las JONS
         - Fotos Semanario Gráfico Nacional Sindicalista

The Second World War influenced many publications such as:
         - Signal (revista ilustrada de propaganda alemana)
         - Hoja de Campaña (de la División Española de Voluntarios)

After the war, new media emerged and others regained the strength they had lost:
         - Alerta
         - Cultura
         - Arbor
         - La Estafeta Literaria
         - Senda (órgano de la rama femenina d'Acció Catòlica)
         - Arte Hogar
         - Boletín de la Delegación Nacional de Deportes de FET y de las JONS
         - Cristiandad
         - Guia del Sardanista

Economic development favoured the appearance of new publications:
         - El Caso (revista de sucesos)
         - TBO (revista infantil)
         - Vida Deportiva
         - Once
         - Barça
         - Vespa Club
         - Caza y Pesca
         - Triunfo
         - Paris Match
         - Destino
         - Política Internacional
         - Actualidad Económica
         - Cambio 16

Other emblematic titles of the 20th century:
         - La Codorniz
         - Revista de Estudios Políticos
         - Ecomonía Mundial
         - Moneda y Crédito

Current collection

The Hemeroteca constantly receives daily and periodical publications (newspapers and magazines) from the local, regional, provincial, autonomous regional, national and international arenas:

         - The Hemeroteca currently receives local newspapers, the most significant newspapers from all over Catalonia, the primary publications from other autonomous regions (Andalusia, Aragón, Galicia, The Balearic Islands, País Vasco and País Valenciano) as well as the Spanish press. About forty newspapers complemented by economic and sport special inserts.

         - More than 675 national and international magazines on both generalised and specialised topics are also received: art, cinema, sport, history, music, etc. And in this field there are nearly 400 regional titles.

 

 
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