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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 THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME ORSA BERNICE CHERRY, Salina Sun Born December 1,1873 - Died February 27,1969 Installed in Hall of Fame at St. George, 1995 Orsa Cherry entered weekly journalism as a result of marriage and then, for more than four decades, was involved in Utah community newspapers. Involved directly as a partner with her husband in four papers and, for 21 years after his death as publisher of two of them. And involved indirectly while a mother and housewife but still a behind-the-scenes consultant in the publications. In the eyes of contemporaries, she was the proverbial "power behind the throne" and a prime factor in the success enjoyed by her Utah Newspaper Hall of Fame husband, Howard W. Cherry, Sr. When in 1923 he handed her the reins of the Salina Sun, she proved her ability by succeeding where three predecessors had failed. Seventy-two years later, it and the neighboring Gunnison Valley News, which came under her publishing direction from 1941 until 1962, are still serving their respective communities. Born December 1, 1873 in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, she was the only daughter among six children of Lucas Henry and Cassandra Kent Hurd. After completing studies at Hiram (Ohio) College, she taught home economics and, in 1894, was married to William Bolton. His death in 1907 resulted in a change of direction in her life -- she went west and became associated in California with Redlands University. There she met her husband-to-be, then editor of the daily paper in San Bernardino. A veteran newsman, he'd honed his skills on dailies in Kansas City, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Los Angeles and on Idaho and Nevada weeklies. He moved from San Bernadino to Globe, Arizona and 451
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Identifier 458-UPA_Page451.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416462
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416462