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Flynn, John M., -1971


John M. ("Jack") Flynn came to the Public Survey Department of the Chicago tribune in the late 1920s. This was to become the Business Survey Department, where he assembled an extensive file on color printing. Flynn later assisted W.J. Barnes in the Promotion Department, where he compiled material for use in Colonel McCormick's speeches.

Obituary in the Chicago Tribune, 1972-01-01: John M. Flynn, aged 83, died yesterday; employee of the Tribune for 35 years.

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Chicago tribune. John M. Flynn files

Identifier: XI-174
Abstract This collection represents files (chiefly clippings from newspapers and magazines) created by John M. ("Jack") Flynn (Tribune writer; died 1971-12-31) to help him when preparing speeches for Colonel Robert R. McCormick, and for use in rebutting the many attacks being made on the Chicago tribune. These files also contain clippings, publications and other items related to Tribune color printing and photography; attacks on the ...
Dates: late 1930s to early 1950s