Frank Munsey

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Frank Andrew Munsey (21 August 1854 – 22 December 1925) was an American newspaper and magazine publisher and author.wikipedia
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Pulp magazine

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This innovation, known as pulp magazines, became an entire industry unto itself and made Munsey quite wealthy.
The first "pulp" was Frank Munsey's revamped Argosy magazine of 1896, with about 135,000 words (192 pages) per issue, on pulp paper with untrimmed edges, and no illustrations, even on the cover.

Argosy (magazine)

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Golden Argosy was a weekly "boys adventure" magazine in a dime novel format with a mix of both articles and fiction.
Argosy, later titled The Argosy and Argosy All-Story Weekly, was an American pulp magazine from 1882 through 1978, published by Frank Munsey until its sale to Popular Publications in 1942.

Railroad Magazine

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In October, 1906, he began publishing Railroad Man's Magazine, the first specialized pulp magazine which featured railroad related stories and articles.
Railroad Magazine was a pulp magazine which first published in October 1906, founded by Frank Anderson Munsey.

Mercer, Maine

He was born in Mercer, Maine, but spent most of his life in New York City.
* Frank Munsey, newspaper and magazine publisher, author

Popular Publications

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In 1942 they sold out to rival pulp publisher Popular Publications.
Around the same time, the purchased a number of titles from Clayton Publications such as Ace-High Magazine and Complete Adventure Novelettes. In 1940, they purchased Black Mask from The Pro-Distributors, Inc. In 1942 the firm acquired the properties of the Frank A. Munsey Company In 1949, they acquired all of the pulp titles Street & Smith had recently cancelled, with the exceptions of The Shadow (due to the radio show) and their other hero pulps, and Astounding, although Popular did not publish revivals of them all.

Washington Times (1894–1939)

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Subsequent owners included newspaper syndicate owner Frank A. Munsey, (known as the "Dealer in Dailies" and the "Undertaker of Journalism"), Arthur Brisbane, and William Randolph Hearst.

The New York Times International Edition

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After the death of Bennett in 1918, Frank Andrew Munsey bought the New York Herald and the Paris Herald.

The Sun (New York City)

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The newspaper magnate Frank Munsey bought both editions in 1916 and merged the Evening Sun with his New York Press.

New York Press (historical)

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The New York Press was a New York City newspaper that began publication in December 1887 and continued publication until July 2, 1916, when its owner Frank Munsey merged it with his newly-purchased Sun.

Washington Times-Herald

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It had been established in 1894 and owned successively by Congressman Charles G. Conn (1844–1931) of Elkhart, Indiana, publisher Stilson Hutchins (1838–1912, previous founder/owner of The Washington Post, 1877–1889), and most recently Frank A. Munsey (1854–1925), a financier, banker and magazine publisher known as the "Dealer in Dailies" and the "Undertaker of Journalism" for his extensive newspaper syndicate.

Progressive Party (United States, 1912)

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His encouragement and offer of financial backing led to the formation of the Progressive Party, which acquired the nickname of the "Bull Moose Party" (from TR's quotation that "I'm as strong as a bull moose", when questioned about his age after previously becoming the youngest president upon McKinley's assassination, serving almost two terms as president) then nominated Roosevelt for president.
After the convention, Roosevelt, Frank Munsey, George Walbridge Perkins and other progressive Republicans established the Progressive Party and nominated a ticket of Roosevelt and Hiram Johnson of California at the 1912 Progressive National Convention.

Munsey Trust Building

In 1905, Munsey built the Munsey Trust Building in downtown Washington, D.C. on 'F' Street, between 12th and 13th Streets next to the National Theatre, off Pennsylvania Avenue.
The building's architect was McKim, Mead & White of New York City, and built for newspaper syndicate publisher, Frank A. Munsey (1854–1925).

Baltimore News-American

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William Randolph Hearst's Hearst Company newspaper empire acquired the morning American from Agnus and the afternoon News from Grasty in 1923 from another newspaper mogul Frank A. Munsey (who also owned the New York Herald, New York Sun, New York Telegraph and Washington Times).

New York Herald Tribune

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Two years later, the Herald newspapers were sold to Frank Munsey for $3 million.

Stilson Hutchins

Hutchins was later the publisher of the first Washington Times (founded 1894 by Rep. Charles G. Conn, and later sold to Frank A. Munsey, who sold it to William Randolph Hearst, who sold it to Eleanor Josephine Medill Patterson ("Cissy" Patterson), who merged it with "Washington Herald" to form the Washington Times-Herald.

Felix Agnus

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He sold both newspapers on 1 December 1924, to Frank Munsey.

The Ocean (magazine)

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It was soon followed by a similar magazine, The Ocean, which featured sea stories and articles.
The Ocean was a monthly pulp magazine which was started by Frank Munsey in March 1907.

Nautical fiction

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It was soon followed by a similar magazine, The Ocean, which featured sea stories and articles.

New York Daily News (19th century)

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She sold it in 1901 to Frank Munsey for about $340,000.

Charles H. Grasty

Grasty sold the News on 27 February 1908 to chain-maker Frank A. Munsey for $1,500,000.

New York Evening Telegram

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Frank Munsey acquired the Telegram in 1920, which ceased its connection to the Herald.

Manhasset, New York

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This bequest included ownership of the Sun-Herald newspaper, The Mohican Stores grocery chain, and real estate holdings in Manhasset, New York, on the north shore of Long Island.
In 1922, Louis Sherry, the wealthy confectioner, sold his estate and mansion to prominent newspaper publisher Frank A. Munsey.

Munsey Park, New York

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The village of Munsey Park, New York is named for him, along with the Munsey Building in downtown Baltimore, Maryland at the southeast corner of North Calvert Street and East Fayette Street.
The village was founded in the 1920s on North Shore land previously owned by wealthy publisher Frank Munsey as a commuter town taking advantage of the Manhasset railroad station.

The Boston Journal

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The New York Globe

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Frank Munsey bought the paper in 1923.