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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 Page535
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME Pleasant Grove Review on April 10, 1942, leaving the Nephi newspaper entirely in his brother's hands. Roy gradually bought out Abe's interest. War-time newspapering was plagued by shortages of supplies, equipment and manpower, but like other papers, weeklies and dailies, the T-N struggled through and on August 15,1945 headlined the conflict's end. The industrial recovery continued unabated after the war and newspapers across the land flourished. Times-News columns reflected community happenings fostered by both Mother Nature and the Chamber of Commerce. The former was the bitter winter of 1949, when states from the Mississippi to the Sierra's were inundated by a series of snowstorms which paralyzed railroad and highway traffic and isolated many towns. Over six feet of snow fell on valleys of Juab County from December 1, 1948 to February 1, 1949 and much more in its mountains. T-N photographs reflected a deep ground cover of white and REGularly Speaking commented, "From reports of those who have been out West, we haven't had anything here." Efforts of the Chamber of Commerce resulted in Nephi being selected as the location of a plant manufacturing rubber automotive products, bringing a hefty boost in employment and payroll revenues. With the elevated financial picture came pressure for improvements. The T-N spearheaded a drive for a new swimming pool, pointing out the hazards of unsupervised plunges in irrigation ditches and reservoirs. That spawned other beneficial projects in which the newspaper was either an instigator or a strong supporter. In the immediate post-war years, Roy became an enthusiastic member of Utah State Press Association and when the National Editorial Association's 1949 convention was hosted by USPA in Salt Lake City, he was numbered among Utah publishers involved. Participation in both organizations would be a labor of love for the Nephi newsman throughout his remaining journalistic years. He moved through all offices of USPA, was its 1955 President and for nearly two decades thereafter a member of its business committee. He attended 535
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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 416546
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416546