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Eight-Star Hotel: 1900

Eight-Star Hotel: 1900

New Orleans circa 1900. "St. Charles Hotel, St. Charles Street." Welcome NEA members! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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The New Orleans Daily Picayune of March 1, 1900 contained two full pages describing the National Editorial Association convention and noted the illuminated “NEA” sign over the main entrance of the St. Charles Hotel.

The National Editorial Association was founded in 1885 to serve America’s community newspapers, as the Newspaper Publishers Association represented the large urban daily newspapers. The National Editorial Association changed its name to the National Newspaper Association in 1964.

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