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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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Description UPA'S NATIONAL PARTICIPATION Texas Times was elected his successor during the convention. Both proved to be rather unique in the association for maintaining remarkable attendance records at NEA (now NNA) functions many years after their presidential terms had ended. Mr. Taylor, in fact, was at NNA's 1992 convention, 43 years later, only a few months before his death. Mr. Cook's mark is comparable. The association's coveted Amos Award was presented during the Salt Lake convention to Fred Hill of the Hamburg, Iowa Reporter. In addition to Mr. MacKnight, USPA's 1949 officers were A. N. (Andy) Rytting, Tremonton Leader, vice president, Norman J. Fuellenbach, Richfield Reaper, secretary-treasurer and William M. (Bill) Long, Box Elder News-Journal, past president. Mr. Epperson was a director, along with George L. Crowther, Salt Lake Times, Thomas Judd, Mt. Pleasant Pyramid, M. Neff Smart, Orem-Geneva Times, Charles W. Clay-baugh, Box Elder News-Journal, Frank S. Beckwith, Millard County Chronicle, Howard W. Cherry, Salina Sun and A. Frank Gaisford, American Fork Citizen. Several of those publishers would hold official positions when, twelve years later, Utah again played host to National Editorial Association. The conclave's dates were Wednesday through Saturday, June 21-24,1961. Mr. Claybaugh, still a director, and past USPA president Roy E. Gibson, Nephi Times-News, were co-chairmen. . No special train brought conventioneers to the Beehive State, although a percentage did travel by rail. More flew in from various parts of the country, for airline travel had progressed greatly during the intervening years. The remarkable 1949 cooperation of Utah organizations and business firms was, if anything, exceeded in '61. The conclave, headquartered at Hotel Utah, was, in the opinion of veteran delegates, one of the organization's best. Salt Lake City was chosen as the convention site after a presentation made in 1957 by Mr. Claybaugh, who was then serving as a 377
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Identifier 384-UPA_Page377.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416388
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416388