Charles Fertig was a technician at the St. Joseph News-Press and Gazette. The newspaper developed a direct plate imager technology and is credited with being a leader in the field of laser adaptation to computer reproduction of photographs for newspaper use.
Maintenance logs, system logs and training notes related to the development of direct plate imager technology and its early use by the St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press and Gazette.
Charles Fertig Collection, 1979-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History