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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 Page603
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME Upon retirement, she was head of the dietetics and hydrother-apy departments of Ogden's Dee Hospital. She reached her 91st birthday before dying on the last day of 1976. N. Gunnar Rasmuson In his native country, the older of the Rasmuson sons had been, despite his youth, a scribe in an attorney's office, which demanded skill in both language and penmanship. He'd also been a bookkeeper in a retail store. As it turned out, this experience proved most helpful when, years later, he turned his attention to newspapering. The classroom provided an excellent English indoctrination and he handled his new tongue quite well by the time he graduated with Pleasant Grove's Class of 1912. But Gunnar then became even more proficient by translating from English to Swedish articles which had appeared in the church publications 'Improvement Era' and 'Women's Journal'. Combined with his studies at Brigham Young University, this made him a quite capable writer. However, his speech would contain a touch of his ancestral accent throughout his life. Gunnar was a born teacher. If he'd not devoted himself to journalism, he might have become a distinguished educator. By 1921, he'd taught in Lindon, Utah; served as judge of the juvenile court for Utah, Wasatch and Juab counties and had been named principal of Washington school in Springville. It was then the course of his life was forever changed by a telephone call. It came from Nephi C. Hicks, editor of the semi-weekly Provo Post, who said he needed a reporter. Gunnar had been highly recommended by Professor J. M. Jensen, a Brig- 603
Format application/pdf
Identifier 609-UPA_Page603.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416614
Reference URL