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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 image/jpeg
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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title ChapterTwo-Page11
Description CHAPTER TWO The Formation Meeting And Afterward On December 17th, as 1893 was coming to an end, the seeds which would grow into Utah Press Association were planted. On that wintry Sunday a group of Territorial newspapermen responded to the invitation of Walter L. (few knew his middle name was Lorenzo) Webb, editor of the Lehi Banner, to meet in his community and discuss formation of a trade association. The organization born that day is now Utah's oldest such society. It has continued without interruption for more than a century. Mr. Webb's Banner rather informally reported the historic meeting in the editor's personal column on December 21, 1893: "Last Sunday, by invitation, some of the newspaper men of the territory enjoyed our hospitality and took in the sights of our city. The party consisted of A. N. Rosenbaum, Logan Nation; Wm. Glasmann, Ogden Standard; E. A. Littlefield, Ogden Press; Lamoni Call, John Stahle, Bountiful Clipper; J. B. Rawlings, Salt Lake Silver Star; M. L. Scott, American Fork Item; D. C. Johnson, Springville Independent; J. F. Gibbs, Millard Co. Blade; M. F. Murray, Ephraim Enterprise and A. B. Tomson. "They were met at the depot and escorted to the Union Hotel. After dinner a meeting was held and preliminary steps taken to organize a Press Association. The following gentlemen were appointed a committee on permanent organization: E. A. Littlefield, chairman; A. B. Tomson, secty; W. L. Webb, J. B. Rawlings, A. N. Rosenbaum. This committee will meet in the near future and perfect a plan for a permanent organization. "At 2 o'clock the party went to the factory where two hours were spent in studying the process of making sugar. All of the visitors spoke highly of Lehi and our sugar industry and the 11
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416022
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416022