Herbert Block Papers 1863-2002 (bulk 1945-2001)


Herbert Block Papers 1863-2002 (bulk 1945-2001)

Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the . Washington Post

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Epithet: MD, Physician to George II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x000091 Epithet: Editor `The Girl's Own Paper' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x000387 ...

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Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959

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Barth, Alan.

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Kelly, Walt

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b. Walter Crawford Kelly, 1913-1973. Comic strip artist, editorial cartoonist, animator. Kelly's only formal art training was in high school. His early employment included work as an animator with the Disney Studio (1935-1941) and freelance comic book work. He worked as art director and editorial cartoonist for the short-lived N.Y. Star (1948-1949). He is best known for the comic strip, Pogo, which first appeared in newspapers in The Star on October 4, 1948. The character of Pogo ha...

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