2012
12.07

The University of Kansas dedicates the Richard C. Clarkson Multimedia Gallery at Stauffer-Flint Hall

A Fitting Tribute

By JEFF JACOBSEN

Woe be it for the photographer that came back to the Topeka Capital-Journal photography department with images of a ribbon cutting seared by light into the emulsion of a roll of Tri-X film. Back in the day, when the Topeka paper set the standard for newspaper photojournalism, the demanding leader of the department, Rich Clarkson, carved important catch phrases into our minds. …

Read the complete post at Jeff Jacobsen’s “Here I Stand” blog

Rich Clarkson received assistance from University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, left, and Ann Brill, dean of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications during the ribbon cutting at Stauffer-Flint Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. (JB Forbes)

Topeka Capital-Journal photographers Jim Forbes, Jack Kenward, Rod Hanna, Rich Clarkson, Bill Snead, Jim Richardson, Dave Peterson and Jeff Jacobsen during the Richard C. Clarkson Multimedia Gallery dedication festivities at Stauffer-Flint Hall, the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. (Laura Jacobsen)

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