Associated Press Journalist In Russia and Poland (1905–1907)
Immediately after his graduation on 22 june 1905, Hendrik Willem left Ithaca to start working for the Associated Press in New York. Two days later, as he put it in a 1914 ré;sumé, “I sat in the backroom of the fifth floor of the Western Union Building and cut good paper into small strips and pasted the whole mess in a big book.” In his first week on the job, he was told that he would soon be transferred to Washington, D.C.1
KeywordsArmy Officer Revolutionary Activity Russian Empire Jamaica Plain Slavic Country
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