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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
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Title Page619
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME settled in Morgan in 1873. There his father was a flour mill operator. His earliest newspaper experience was as an employee of entrepreneurial James T. Jakeman, founder of numerous Utah community papers, all of which failed. Nevertheless, it was an excellent training ground for Rollo on the Nephi Ensign, the Manti Messenger and finally a third Jakeman publication, the Spanish Fork Index. Rollo added daily newspaper experience on the Provo Enquirer and was briefly associated with the Eureka Reporter before, at age 21, moving to the Ogden Standard. The newly-founded daily was co-published by future United States Senator Frank J. Cannon in partnership with Edwin A. Littlefield, who later would be the founding president of Utah State Press Association. It was at the Standard that Rollo earned journeyman printer status in the International Typographical Union. By 1890 he was employed by the Salt Lake Herald and then the Deseret News. When he came to southern Utah with his family it was not to work in newspapering, however, but to teach school in Enterprise. He'd apprenticed in the brick-making business, had helped make the bricks used in the new Enterprise school and in the first buildings of Branch Agricultural College, forerunner of today's Southern Utah University. It somehow seemed appropriate that he became the Enterprise teacher. That was but a minor detour in his journalistic career, though, for when Will C. Higgins launched the Iron County Record at Cedar City on December 8, 1893, Rollo was his typographer. Higgins, known as "Judge," had an excellent reputation from his days as editor of the Salt Lake Mining Journal in the capital city and the paper he founded was well- 619
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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 416630
Reference URL