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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
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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 UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION his health. He died on March 15,1968, at the age of 76. In Summation: It might be said that the lives and achievements of the Rasmuson brothers form a capsulized rendition of the American dream: Immigrant youths enter a strange land very unlike that of their childhood, where people speak a tongue totally foreign to them. Determined young men, they master this language so well they become proficient in not only speaking but writing it. Combining this knowledge with an inherent sense of what is just and fair, as well as an eye for the all important profit side of the ledger, they turn their talents to the skillful production of quality newspapers which are successful because they espouse the very foundations of good journalism - both informing and entertaining their readers while striving for justice, community progress and the betterment of mankind. Because they did, indeed, do these things, Nils Gunnar Rasmuson and Ernest Rasmus Rasmuson certainly have earned commendation from their peers and commemoration among the journalistic notables of Utah. DR. WILLARD RICHARDS, Deseret News Born June 24, 1804 - Died March 11, 1854 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1978 Though his epitaph attributes numerous achievements to Dr. Willard Richards, one of the foremost is that he was truly Utah's first journalist and publisher of its first newspaper. He was the founder, in June 1850, of the Deseret News. During its difficult beginning period, he supervised its entire operation. And what he then referred to as "a small weekly sheet," was the predecessor of a modern daily publication which justly labels itself, "The Mountain West's First Newspa- 614
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
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Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416625