National Cartoonists Society Interviews 1959-1962

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National Cartoonists Society Interviews, 1959-1962

National Cartoonists Society Interviews 1959-1962

Interviews with notable editorial and humor cartoonists, including Herblock, Rube Goldberg, Al Capp, Milton Caniff, Mort Walker and others.

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Little, Tom, b. 1898

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Lewis, Ross A. (Ross Aubrey), 1902-1977

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Searle, Ronald, 1920-2011

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Mullin, Willard 1902-

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Willard Hanlan Mullin (1902-1978) started his career as a cartoonist for the Los Angeles Herald. After short stays in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Mullin went on to replace Pete Llanuza as the sports cartoonist for the New York World Telegram and Sun. Mullin created the infamous Brooklyn Bum, synonymous with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In 1966, when the Telegram folded, Mullin continued to work as a freelance cartoonist. His usual medium was 16" x 20" coquille board using pen, ink, brush work and conte...

Low, David, 1891-1963

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David Alexander Cecil Low, illustrator, caricaturist, and journalist was born in 1891 in Dunedin, New Zealand. One of the most famous political caricaturists of the 20th century, he produced two dozen compilations of previously published drawings, including A Cartoon History of Our Times (1939), Low on the War (1941), and Years of Wrath (1946). The 1943 film The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, was based on Low's most famous cartoon character. Low died in London on September 19, 1963. ...

Patterson, Russell, 1893-1977

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Goldberg, Rube, 1883-1970

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Rube Goldberg (1883-1970) was a cartoonist and inventor from New York, N.Y. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 767864573 Cartoonist, inventor. From the description of Rube Goldberg interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557436 ...

Capp, Al, 1909-1979

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Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Creator of the comic strip "Lil' Abner". Full name is Alfred Gerald Caplin. From the description of Al Capp cartoon drawings, 1950-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515753 ...

National Cartoonists Society

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The National Cartoonists Society grew out of the so-called "chalk talks" that a number of cartoonists did for the troops during World War II. The Society was officially formed in March of 1946 with Rube Goldberg as its first president. Within two weeks, the society had 32 members. As of 2011, the Society has 16 regional chapters and continues to foster cartoonists' involvement in worthy causes. See the NCS website at http://www.reuben.org for more information. From the guide to the N...

Soglow, Otto, 1900-1975

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Cartoonist; New York, N.Y. From the description of Otto Soglow papers, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80153737 American cartoonist and illustrator. From the description of Otto Soglow collection, 1937-1975. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969777 Although best known for creating the rotund cartoon character Little King, Otto Soglow was never happy as a cartoonist. Born in Yorkville, New York to a house painter and a cook...

Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979

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Walker, Mort

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Mort Walker (1923- ) is an American cartoonist who created the Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois comic strips. Addison Morton "Mort" Walker was born in Eldorado, Kansas on September 3, 1923 and grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. His cartooning career started early; Walker published his first cartoon at age 11 and sold his first cartoon at age 12. For several months, when he was 15, Walker drew a strip for the Kansas City Journal . At 16, Walker worked at Hallmark Cards as a d...

White, David Manning

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Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert, 1891-1969

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Daniel Robert Fitzpatrick (1891-1969), commonly known as D. R. Fitzpatrick, was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American cartoonist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (1913-1958). Born on March 5, 1891 in Superior, Wisconsin, Fitzpatrick attended the Art Institute of Chicago. Fitzpatrick worked as a staff artist and cartoonist for the Chicago Daily News from 1911 until 1912. Joining the St. Louis Post Dispatch in 1913, Fitzpatrick was the editorial cartoonist there until ...

Block, Herbert, 1909-2001

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Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. From the description of Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002 (bulk 1945-2001). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71073502 Cartoonist; interviewee signs cartoons as Herblock. From the description of Reminiscences of Herbert Block : lecture history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122573986 Biographical Note ...

D'Alessio, Gregory

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Gregory D'Alessio (1904-1993) was an American cartoonist, illustrator and painter. Born in New York City in 1904, D'Alessio worked as a bank clerk, Wall Street runner, and cub reporter for the Brooklyn Eagle . After the stock market crash, he began selling his drawings to popular illustrated magazines of the time, including the New Yorker, Esquire and the Saturday Evening Post . For more than twenty years (1940-1963) he drew the strip These Women for Publishers Syndicate. In 1961 he...

Greene, Vernon Van Atta.

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Hatlo, Jimmy, 1898-1963

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James Cecil "Jimmy" Hatlo (1898-1963) was an American sports and editorial cartoonist known for his long-running strip They'll Do It Every Time . Though born in Providence, R.I. he spent much of his youth in California, attending school in Los Angeles and beginning his newspaper career with the San Francisco Bulletin . In 1929, when a package of cartoons failed to arrive from the syndicate, sports cartoonist Hatlo was called upon to produce something, and the first They'...

Gill, Tom

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Lichty, George Maurice, 1905-1983

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Newspaper cartoonist, creator of the syndicated feature, "Grin and Bear It." From the description of George M. Lichty papers, 1942-1975. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421389 ...

Campbell, E. Simms (Elmer Simms), 1906-1971

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Cartoonist for Esquire. From the description of Elmer Simms Campbell collection, 1923-1986. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925341 ...

Swinnerton, Jimmy, 1875-1974

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James Guilford Swinnerton, born in Eureka, California, is known as the creator of numerous comic strips including Little Bears and Tykes, Little Jimmy, Mr. Jack, and Mount Ararat. In 1892, he landed his first job at the San Francisco Examiner and by 1896 became the paper's political cartoonist. He later moved to New York wher he worked as a comic Strip artist for the New York Journal. After 1920, Swinnerton began to use the American southwest desert as the subject of his work creating the Canyon...

Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003

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Bill G. Mauldin was from Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He was a lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force in the late 1960s and was stationed at White Sands Missle Range, New Mexico. Clark County records show that he married Janet C. Felling in 1966. From the description of Bill Mauldin letters, 1965-1966. (Ouachita Baptist University). WorldCat record id: 741328734 Cartoonist. Full name: William Henry Mauldin. From the description of Papers of Bill Mauldin, 1941-1968. (Unknown...

Holman, Bill, 1903-1987

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Hirshfeld, Al.

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Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988

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American cartoonist, best known for the long-running comic strips Terry and the pirates and Steve Canyon. Lived for many years in New City, NY as a neighbor of Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, Maxwell Anderson, Alan Jay Lerner, and others. Also an original board member of the Kurt Weill for Music thanks to his long association with Lenya. Caniff died in 1988. From the description of An oral history interview with Milton Caniff / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spo...