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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 Page20
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION Exactly a century later, UPA memorialized the meeting called by Walter Webb. On Friday, December 17, 1993, members, associate members and a delegation of community residents gathered at the Colonial House in Lehi for a luncheon and program. Brett Bezzant, publisher of the Lehi Free Press, was master of ceremonies. Participants were Richard M. (Dick) Buys, Wasatch Wave; Jim Cornwell, as a past president; Gordon Owen, Jr.; former Governor Calvin L. Rampton and Don Gale, vice president for news and public affairs of KSL Television. Encore, a 14-member vocal group from Lehi High School, performed two cleverly-arranged songs with 1893 origins. One was America The Beautiful and the other Happy Birthday. The association's executive committee, consisting of Adrien Taylor, Moab Times-Independent, Wm. James Mortimer, Deseret News, Lane Henderson, Spanish Fork Press and Allan Gibson, Nephi Times-News, presented a commemorative plaque to Lehi officials. Mayor Ronald V. Smith headed the group which accepted it for placement in the city's museum. He was accompanied by Harvard Hinton, president of John Hutchings Museum; Harold Hutchings, a museum director and John Rockwell, chairman of the Lehi Historical Preservation Commission. The plaque's words recounted the 1893 meeting, its participants and their activities. The opening paragraph read "Very few residents of what was then Utah Territory - not yet a state -recognized the significance of the establishment of Utah Press Association, which took place during a meeting in Lehi on Sunday, December 17, 1893." It concluded, "With placement of this plaque, today's newspaper men and women applaud the action taken here by visionary journalists a century ago and express pride in the organization created by their pioneering meeting." A pictorial portrayal of the initial gathering was represented in a display created by Lehi historian Richard Van Wagoner. Its photographs included the Union Hotel, various 20
Format application/pdf
Identifier 032-UPA_Page20.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416031
Reference URL