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PRESS, POLITICS & PERSEVERANCE, EVERETT C. JOHNSON AND THE PRESS OF KELLS. Robert C. Barnes,...

PRESS, POLITICS & PERSEVERANCE, EVERETT C. JOHNSON AND THE PRESS OF KELLS.

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 320 pages. This long-awaited biography brings to life the remarkable printer, politician and sage, Everett Johnson. Inspired by the work of Elbert Hubbard's Roycrofters, Johnson established the indomitable Press of Kells in Newark, Delaware. The fortress-like stone building that became home to the "Newark Post" still stands, and as of 1999, this lively paper celebrates its 90th year. For the next generation, through his..... READ MORE

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PREFACE                                                             IX
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS                                                   XIII
INTRODUCTION                                                         1
CHRONOLOGY                                                           8
FROM THE SWAMPS OF SUSSEX / THE EARLY YEARS                         11
THE COLLEGE YEARS / BLUE AND GOLD-CLASS OF '99                      19
MARRIAGE / FROM PURGATORY TO HEAVEN'S POINT                         30
WOMEN'S RIGHTS / A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME                            39
RUSKIN, MORRIS, HUBBARD AND JOHNSON / THE ARTS
  AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT                                               43
THE NEWARK POST / PRINT ALL THE TRUTH YOU DARE                      49
THE PRESS OF KELLS BUILDING/ THE STONEMASONS SANG OPERA             64
THE END PRODUCT/ PAPER 1YPE AND BINDING                             94
THE WAR YEARS / SECRETARY OF STATE                                 103
THE SERVICE CITIZENS OF DELAWARE / THE UNIVERSITY OF
  DELAWARE PRESS                                                   118
NEW SCHOOLS FOR DELAWARE/ THANK YOU MR DU PONT                     136
LIBRARY AND WAR MEMORIAL/ VOICES FROM THE PAST                     141
LETTERS AND STORIES / THE PRIVATE SIDE OF EVERETT C JOHNSON        149
THE "OLD MAN OF KELLS" AND "THE OLD MAN OF THE ATLANTIC"           163
BEST SELLER / "THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A GOOD CONSTITUTION"          171
TOMORROW NIGHT WILL BE MY PARTY / AND THE REST IS SILENCE          177
"30" / THE END OF KELLS                                            182
SCRAPBOOK / CLIPPINGS FROM THE POST                                190 
ENDNOTES                                                           218

BIBLIOGRAPHY                                                       228
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS                                              299
INDEX                                                              301