Arnold Byron (Wolf) Larson (1901- ) worked for many newspapers and news services in the Midwest and California as a reporter,
editor and columnist. He later went into private practice as a publicist for various organizations and agencies, including
the U.S. Forest Service, for which he initiated a nationwide advertizing program that led to the creation of Smokey the Bear.
The collection consists of minutes of the board of governors meetings of the Los Angeles Press Club, three reports, 20 photographs
Arnold Byron (Wolf) Larson was born on January 10, 1901 in Omaha, Nebraska; attended Northeastern University (1920), Southwestern
Law School (1927-28), and California State University, Sacramento (1957-58); reporter and sports editor, Cheyenne Tribune (1920), reporter and columnist, Caspar Tribune (1923-25), reporter, Los Angeles Record (1925-26), Los Angeles city news service (1929), Los Angeles Evening Herald (1926-29), Chicago Herald and Chicago Examiner (1929-30, and the Chicago bureau of United Press (1930-31); went into private practice as publicist for various organizations
and agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, for which he initiated a nationwide advertizing program which led to the
creation of Smokey the Bear; charter board member of the Los Angeles Press Club, 1929.
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