The Diary of a Journeyman

The Life and Times of the Past Century

by Clarence Mitchell



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/2/2004

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 234
ISBN : 9780595325795
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 234
ISBN : 9780595666485
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 234
ISBN : 9780595773862

About the Book

The Diary of a Journeyman is the humorous and insightful memoir of Clarence Mitchell. Long an icon of northwestern Illinois, "Mitch," as he is affectionately known to his friends, was raised in Elizabeth and Mt. Morris Illinois somewhat in the manner of Huckleberry Finn.

Following numerous adventures, he was taken under the wing of journeymen printers, eventually joining their ranks and working his way up to Editorial Director at Kable News.

From the pinnacle of his 97 years, Mitchell observed momentous changes in both the printing industry and American culture. He traveled widely, making friends wherever he went, and many of his anecdotes bring a chuckle. His experiences cover a wide expanse, from the Montana frontier where he associated with gunslingers and authentic cowboys to high society on the continent.. No matter the location, Mitchell always maintained an acute interest in everything around him. Wanting to share his love of learning, he has become an avid supporter of Highland Community College and libraries. Clarence Mitchell is widely admired for his no-nonsense approach to issues and his tireless efforts on behalf of causes dear to his heart.

About the Author

Clarence Mitchell has observed the cavalcade of history for 97 years. He has been an avid observer and participant in changes that occurred in the printing industry during the 20th century. He has traveled throughout the United States and Europe providing unique and often humorous insights into American culture.