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Object Name Bag, Newspaper Carrier's
Catalog Number 1989.036.11
Description Canvas newspaper delivery bag, stenciled on the bag: "The La Crosse Tribune Leader Press"
Collection La Crosse County Historical Society Collection
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1944
Dimensions W-13 L-18 D-8 inches
Length (in) 18
Width (in) 13
Dimension Details 36" strap
Search Terms La Crosse Tribune and Leader Press
Newspaper Bag
Notes In 1917, the Tribune purchased the Leader-Press, its only surviving rival, for $100,000. Ronald Gelatt, editor and publisher of the Leader-Press, came on as the Tribune's publisher and Brayton remained as the Tribune's editor. From 1917 to 1944, the Tribune used the name La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press, acknowledging the combination of the two papers.

Title: Contact Us
Author: Tribune Staff
Date Accessed: 07/02/2017