tit* "nerfs Aft Of Difference In UP Now And 50 Years Ago If ED PR Ing, Ne N«xt ri EWSROOM3, the n«wT above, In th« enrly 1920 1 *, in the old World k. Karl Bickel, th?. jflftsldent, standu in the center of the group by th* » his successor, tfialflf*. Standing 1 , Isft: E. T. ConHc, superintendent of .center, Williatn.-ifflsS,New York buiesu manager. Below, th* main news. News Building. 1907 - 1957 Anniuersary 50^ Edition TE HOUSE WASHINGTON Dear Mr. Bartholomew: Our free press Is -- and has always been -- or. ol the strongest aastte of our way o< life. One reason th* United States has become a great nation is that the American people have been well ind truthfully informed of the tremendous news developments of our time« by our newspapers vnJ broadcasters. Thus, pur people have been ible to make intelligent decisions on the basis if facts. A press usoeiatiori, Such as the United Press, has an even larger role. By sending and receiving a steady stream of factual news from around the world, it performs the valuable service of participating in the general world knowledge of the trtfth and by so doing strengthens the fre« world and its peoples. My sincere congratulations to the United Press as it celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. Sincerely, Mr. Frank H. Bartholomew United Preis Association* 110 East 42nd Street New York 17, New York FIRST HEADQUARTERS of the Unite'] Frets was (n the golden-darned WorU Building, above, on Park Row, New York. Present miin offices now occupy ieveral floors in the Newn Building, below, in midtown Manhattan. fci FOUNDER OF THE UNITED PRESS Tat the envadinf B. W. Scripps. Taking- two regional press associations of hi* own, he bought * third to unite with them into • ling!* organisation, the United Press Aisocintioni. Th* dttt of founding WM J«nt 21, 1907. -' - - - THE PRESIDENT of the United State* congratulates the president of the United Press on it* 50th nnniversary, stressing the value to America and to the world of a free press and a full reporting of the truth. / «t presi< emp< p.P. far Eat • hootinc tec 1»33 an, !«ft t*ht, Roy W. Howard, f United Prtti; Yulio-lan, of the staff of Henry Pu-yij ind 1*1 W, Vaughn, former nanajsr, who • ttvrmtt afw wai killed in In Japan, f • f •§ iflK mm SPIB ^_^—a, JffllSfS M m ID FnoKs^ 3r ' ? -?'SiS-- l!1 -r^=^=a : 35 > 3«s>*£ TSK w ™ ™ RR 1^£S:-=OLD FOLKS ON HUbl •<==-..-•^r:=~=-.rt^S?f«V—-^ Turin «ifniir.2:sSS*? ^•^" ,„.„ -' •-.-•-— _ i^aiT'THEFTONASHIPiSglflBi Vfj-.----'----;. : :---,-;O^J^-Sll ISCHAROEIX tPSl m---:^ . ^ : :pfss%pllsi:^ liNITED PJESS TELEfiRAMS FOR HEADERS OF "THE PRESS." " AN EARLY BIRD among U.P. subscribers waa the Cl*velo»4 Press. In 1907 it ta!d its readers about tbt MW newt aarvic* fal • bir-he»dlincd froat-page story. VETERAN REPORTER U frank H. Bartholomsw, U.P.'s president Above, third from left, direct-' Ing cove/*** of th* Santa Barbara earthquake of June 29, 1126, and, below, as a war correspoad- tnt on Okinawa, chatting with a camouflaged Marina. Below, right, la a recent picture of him at his desk. iWUMl pC^-FICUTEBS: Hugh 8»1UU, (h«a Ti ailJUUnt UK! cow secretary of United |<oii fu consttltints In 1948 to Ui« U3. ic* oo fVctido&i ol fnformatiori isj BL1TY.EI) OUT of its European headquarters, above, in Lori-1 don was th* United Press staff \ in June, 1941. A nr« raij forced — a temporary «vacu»cion into i th« «tr*«t. C&mspoiint Ed Keen's War Scoopiet Journalism Record --• •*«*• tte'cii I eae-kaJf lour. b -» a«4 •«, m(lll ,^J»r«a4 lourl.. Ujl» wu (oroi.r . which ..I Euiopean maaaf.r ol the Unite* Pr« M »ud PJ« M , Tu..J»y beat all opposition six I* Qtrai«a-j't«iiUli A»clatSiU«B ol war, t«u PUD tt« German Bclflaa d«cUu«UoB; and nut«« oa (b. fciagluli-Cyenitaa declaration H«r ot Uaiiiid Pr«as at Wutlajtou and a Uciiu-Luur >icil ou Afulualdo'. attack tb« Untied £Ut»-FbIllppiue war . lin 8TARTINO HIS CAREER with U.P., in London, in 1922: Lyle C. WiUon, tight, now vice-president and Washington manager, takes a story over the phone while chief Meg. rapher F. Pin oue by Mo STILI. STAVDfXG as a r«c- ord ivh^vuuisiil n fcd Keen's tripU war-nsw* beat, aa r«- pufted at th« left. The clipping i» fwm the CleveUnd Press of TOP-HATTED Webb MUlsr, right, U.P. European new* chief, dictates lha itory of the Duka of Windsor's niarnags tu Wallia Sirup^n »t Monts, France, in 1937. Three years lal«r Miller haj killed in a London blackout, th« first correspondent to !o, e his life, in Woil4 War U.
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