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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL

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Title Page484
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION JESSE EARL, Logan Journal Born October 30, 1870 - Died May 7, 1936 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1969 He began his career, as unlikely as it may seem by today's standards, at only eleven years of age. When he retired from his beloved Logan Journal he had engaged in newspapering for more than a half-century. Not a record, perhaps, but certainly an enviable achievement. Jesse Earl spent his entire life in Cache Valley's largest city and was employed only in the printing profession throughout his working years. Despite limited schooling and a considerably less-than-wealthy background, he was the co-publisher of Logan's leading newspaper at age 24. Then, together with his longtime partner, Charles England, he developed the Journal into one of Utah's outstanding dailies. A son of Jacob and Fanny Cummings Earl, who were among Logan's earliest settlers, he was born October 30, 1870. The family's meagre fortunes forced him to quit school in 1881 and find employment. It was the good fortune of Utah journalism that the work he found was with the Logan Leader, an oft-praised weekly destined to be absorbed by its competition not long thereafter. Praised by the Deseret News as "a neat and attractive sheet, patent outside and well printed," it was an ideal training ground for a young printer's devil. The lessons Earl learned would serve him well in years to come. The Leader was sold on August 1, 1882 to a locally-controlled commercial printing firm with numerous stockholders and newspaper ambitions. Its name was changed to the Utah Journal and Earl's education as a printer continued in its plant. He moved, however, to other Cache Valley printing 484
Format application/pdf
Identifier 491-UPA_Page484.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 416495
Reference URL