Press: Little Fellows

National Editorial Association was founded 51 years ago in the interest of the "little fellows" of U. S. journalism: editors and owners of weeklies and semi-weeklies of modest, local circulation. The Association grew to include some 3,500 members, set up a Washington lobby to see that their cherished patent medicine advertising was not jeopardized, awarded annual prizes for excellence in typography, editorials, job printing. With Depression, N.E. A. fell on evil days. Some 1,000 members defaulted their dues and pessimists saw the end in sight. Last week a new lease on N. E. A.'s life...

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