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Willard (Charles Dwight) Papers
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A collection of personal and professional material related to Charles Dwight Willard, American newspaperman, author, and publicity director.
Charles Dwight Willard (1866-1914) was a newspaperman, author, and publicity director; he was born in Illinois and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1883. He moved to California and worked as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the Herald newspapers. In 1891, he became secretary of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, and in 1894 Willard started the magazine, The Land of Sunshine, which was soon taken over by Charles Fletcher Lummis. In 1897, he was made manager of the Los Angeles Express newspaper. Willard died on January 22, 1914.
8 Linear Feet (11 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
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