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Group portrait of sixteen newspaper men and reporters standing on the front steps of the State House, including Charles E. Mann (front row, third from left), Raymond Bridgeman (front row, second from left), Arthur Bridgeman (first row, first from left), and Bill Murphy (back row, second from right).
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Recto of mount: [photographer's name impressed into recto of mount:] Photo by E. Chickering; Verso of mount: [attached caption:] [in ink:] The men who wrote the State House news in 1903, when C.E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded in the 1890s [attached caption, with diagram, in ink:] The men who covered the State House news in 1903, when Charles E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded to become Clerk of the Railroad Commission 1. Charles E. Mann, head of State House News Bureau 2. Raymond Bridgeman - Springfield Republican 3. Arthur Bridgeman - covered Senate " " 4. Copeland, took over News Bureau, when C.E.M. left 5. Robinson, known as "Robby" 6. Billy Murphy - Boston Globe
OVP Photo Database Number 158
OVP Number OVP0300
1 photographic print
General photographic collection
10.125 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)
Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)
Mann, Charles E.
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.). News Bureau
Reporters and reporting
Adhesive tape attached to verso of mount; bottom right cand top left corners missing.
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