Charles Frey (1886-1959) worked in the editorial and art department of the
Chicago Examiner (1905-06), and the
Chicago Evening Post (1906-09). In 1917, he organized the Chicago branch and served as the national director of the American Protective League.
The collection consists of correspondence and manuscript data concerning the American Protective League accumulated by Charles
Frey as Director of the League. Also included are files of U.S. War Department telegrams, Official Bulletin of the U.S. Committee
on Public Information, bulletins of the Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice, and miscellaneous government
Frey was born on October 9, 1886 in Denver, Colorado; after an education in the public schools, Frey worked in the editorial
and art department of the Chicago Examiner, 1905-06, and the Chicago Evening Post, 1906-09; in 1917 he organized the Chicago branch and served as the national director of the American Protective League;
served as captain, Military Intelligence Division of the General Staff, Washington during World War I; served as chairman
of the finance committee, Municipal Voters League, 1920-26; organized the Charles Daniel Frey Company advertising agency in
1921 which operated until its liquidation in 1948; vice chairman, board of the American Association of Advertising Agencies,
1934; director, Chicago Times, 1939-47; died in November 1959.
11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
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