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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
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Title Page373
Description UPA'S NATIONAL PARTICIPATION er woman in recognition of distinguished service to her community and her profession." In a July, 1994 Publisher's Auxiliary column, Frank Garred of the Port Townsend, Washington Leader, who was the 1993-94 president of NNA, wrote "Bette J. Cornwell and husband Jim are the only husband/wife team to earn the Amos/McKinney awards." In 1995, the McKinney Award was given to Adrien F. Taylor of the Moab Times-Independent during NNA's 110th annual convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. Long before such recognitions existed in the National Editorial (Newspaper) Association, the fledgling Utah Press Association took upon itself the sizeable task of conducting a nationwide convention. Utah hosted delegates from a cross-section of the country at what began as "Utah Press Day" and developed into the founding meeting of Western Editorial Federation. The dates were Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, August 27-29, 1895. Four hundred editors, managers, reporters, special representatives and printers took part in a 2 p.m. parade on opening day, leading conventioneers who had arrived earlier by rail from the UPA office in the Atlas Building to the venerable old Salt Lake Theatre, where convention sessions took place. The pen of the Tribune's C. C. Goodwin welcomed them in these words: "Utah extends to the visiting editors a most hearty welcome. It bespeaks for them a pleasant and profitable visit. To such of them as have never been West before, this will no doubt seem a strange country, but we trust before they leave they will understand that it is sure enough apart of the great Republic; that it is not altogether 'wild and woolly' and that its inhabitants as a rule are all Americans and of the chosen tribes. We hope they will not hurry away." Later on the opening day the group travelled by special train to Saltair for a swim in the briny lake, a banquet and a ball. Music was provided by the 16th Infantry Band of Ft. Douglas. O. W. Powers was toastmaster of the banquet and the 373
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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 416384
Reference URL