Organizations in Amateur Journalism

 

Much of this information comes from Truman Spencerís History of Amateur Journalism

published by The Fossils with the help of Sheldon Wesson.

 

International

The Fossils, Historians of Amateur Journalism

 

National

[National] Amateur Press Association, 1869-1876

National Amateur Press Association, 1876 to date

Amateur Editors Lyceum, 1878

International Amateur Authors Lyceum, 1881

Mutual Benefit Amateur Press Association, 1890

United Amateur Press Association, 1890 to date

American Amateur Press Association, 1935 to date

 

Regional

Eastern Amateur Press Association, 1872-1890

Southern Amateur Press Association, 1872-1912

Western Amateur Press Association, 1872-1925

Pacific Coast Amateur Press Association, 1874

South Eastern Amateur Press Association, 1878-1884

New England Amateur Journalists Association, 1878-1904

Pacific Amateur Press Association, 1891

Southern Journalists Association, 1898-1912

Atlantic Coast Amateur Press Association, 1905-1910

Interstate Amateur Press Association, 1902-1909

 

State

Empire State Amateur Press Association, 1873-1877

Maine Amateur Press Association , 1879 & 1883-1888

Massachusetts Amateur Press Association, 1881-1891 & 1909-1911

New York State Amateur Press Association, 1878-1880

Tennessee Amateur Press Association, 1901

 

Local

Bluff City Amateur Press Association [Memphis, Tennessee], 1877-1878

Chicago Amateur Press Club, 1903

Cincinnati Amateur Press Association, 1882, 1890, 1894

Cleveland Amateur Press Association, 1905

Hub Amateur Journalists Club, 1873-1884 (Boston)

Memphis Amateur Press Association, 1913

New Brunswick (New Jersey) Amateur Press Club, 1903

Queen City Amateur Press Association, 1877 (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Western New York Amateur Press Association, 1877

 

For the Ladies

The Distaff Side, 1885

 

 

 

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