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William Arthur Rogers

William Arthur Rogers, American journalist, retired photojournalist.

Background

  • Rogers, William Arthur was born on April 12, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edwin Arthur and Astrid (Swensen) Rogers.

  • Education

    • Student, University Dubuque, 1937—1938. Student, various university and college seminars, 1966—1976.

    Career

    • Reporter, newscaster, news director Stations-WSAI-WCKY, Cincinnati, 1947—1948. Sales promotion manager Frederic W. Ziv Company, 1949—1952. Principal Bill Rogers, Profitable Publicity, Chicago, 1953—1958.

      Reporter, photographer Southtown Economist, 1959—1960. Principal Bill Arthur Rogers & Intermedia Picture Service, Oak Park, since 1960. Instructor Triton College, River Grove, Illinois, 1971—1975, University Illinois-Chicago Medical Center, 1972—1973, College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1980—1981.

      Chairman, coordinator Chicago 74, 1974. With Reserve United States Marine Corps, 1941-1945.

    Works

    • The American Journey, Volume 1, Black & White (7th Edition)
    • Frames American history through personal and collective journeys   Offering a blend of political and social histories, The American Journey shows that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey–one that has become increasingly more inclusive of different groups and ideas.
    • The American Journey, Volume 1, Black & White (7th Edition)
    • Frames American history through personal and collective journeys   Offering a blend of political and social histories, The American Journey shows that our attempt to live up to our American ideals is an ongoing journey–one that has become increasingly more inclusive of different groups and ideas.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Vestryman, editor and bishop's penceman St. Christopher's Church, Oak Park, since 1966. Member Diocesan Stewardship Commission, 1969—1970, Oak Park Cable television Commission, 1982—1988. With Solomons, Bismarck Archipelago.

    Board directors, chairman income development Oak Pk.-River Forest chapter American Cancer Society, since 1983. Member of DAV, Village Managers Association, Industrial Editors Chicago (treasurer 1967), Artists Guild Chicago (council member 1973-1978, Service award 1978), American Society Magazine Photographers (president chapter 1970-1977, Service award 1983), National Writers Club.

    Connections

    • Married Pauline Elizabeth King, April 6, 1945. 1 child Pamela Kay Rogers Jannece.
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    Born April 12, 1920
    • 1947 - 1948
      Reporter
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1949 - 1952
      sales promotion manager, Frederic W. Ziv Company
    • 1953 - 1958
      principal Bill Rogers
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960
      principal Bill Arthur Rogers & Intermedia Picture Service
      Oak Park, Illinois, United States