Correspondence, court records, clippings and other background
materials relating to the Chol Soo Lee case (1973). Also contains office files,
artwork, and photographs relating to the publication of
Koreatown (1980-1983) and a bound volume of the paper (1979-1981).
K. W. Lee was born in Kaesong, Korea in 1928. He came to the United States as a
student in 1950 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from
West Virginia University in 1953. He continued his education at the University
of Illinois, Urbana, where he earned an MA in Journalism in 1955. In his first
professional job, Lee served as the City Hall reporter with the Kingsport (Tenn.) Times-News from 1956 to 1957. He
became a staff reporter for the Charleston (WV)
Gazette from 1958 to 1970.
10.4 linear feet
237 Digital Objects
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