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Cartoon County

Author : Cullen Murphy
ISBN : 9780374713041
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut School For a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation’s top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone’s throw of one another in the southwestern corner of Connecticut—a bit of bohemia in the middle of those men in their gray flannel suits. Cullen Murphy’s father, John Cullen Murphy, drew the wildly popular comic strips Prince Valiant and Big Ben Bolt, and was the heart of this artistic milieu. Comic strips and gag cartoons read by hundreds of millions were created in this tight-knit group—Superman, Beetle Bailey, Snuffy Smith, Rip Kirby, Hagar the Horrible, Hi and Lois, Nancy, Sam & Silo, Amy, The Wizard of Id, The Heart of Juliet Jones, Family Circus, Joe Palooka, and The Lockhorns, among others. Cartoonists and their art were a pop-cultural force in a way that few today remember. Anarchic and deeply creative, the cartoonists were independent spirits whose artistic talents had mainly been forged during service in World War II. Illustrated with never-before-seen photographs, cartoons, and drawings, Cartoon County brings the postwar American era alive, told through the relationship of a son to his father, an extraordinarily talented and generous man who had been trained by Norman Rockwell. Cartoon County gives us a glimpse into a very special community—and of an America that used to be.

Pennsylvania 2000

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105050310452
Genre : Housing
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Local Government In The United Kingdom

Author : David Jack Wilson
ISBN : 9781349260829
Genre : Local government
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This second edition provides a basic, straightforward and up-to-date introduction to British local government. Recent years have seen local government become an issue of high political salience and continuing financial and structural changes promise to keep it centre stage for some time to come. Placing recent events in context, Local Government in the United Kingdom provides a text for students encountering local government for the first time.

Food Stamp Statistical Summary Of Project Area Operations Report

Author : United States. Food and Nutrition Service
ISBN : CORNELL:31924068454903
Genre : Food stamps
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Graphic Details

Author : Sarah Lightman
ISBN : 9781476615905
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The comics within capture in intimate, often awkward, but always relatable detail the tribulations and triumphs of life. In particular, the lives of 18 Jewish women artists who bare all in their work, which appeared in the internationally acclaimed exhibition “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women.” The comics are enhanced by original essays and interviews with the artists that provide further insight into the creation of autobiographical comics that resonate beyond self, beyond gender, and beyond ethnicity.

Doomed By Cartoon

Author : John Adler
ISBN : 9781614481690
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The timely, true story of Thomas Nast, the granddaddy of political satire who destroyed a corrupt regime in 19th century New York City—with cartoons. He was an unethical, bullying, and narcissistic politician; a blow-hard real estate magnate and notorious swindler; a master manipulator who thrived off voter fraud, graft, and the collusion of his right-hand sycophants. This is the 1870s. The legendary William “Boss” Tweed, senator and third-largest landowner in New York City, is on a roll. He and his thieving minions have already duped the city out of an estimated two-billion dollars. It wasn’t going to be easy exposing him. He controlled the press—except for the magazine, Harper’s Weekly. And Harper’s had an invaluable weapon against the humorless and seemingly invincible Tweed: Thomas Nast, an influential political cartoonist who, day by day, brought Tweed’s corruption to light. With pen and ink, and a savage and righteous wink, Thomas Nast was determined to topple an empire. Told through Nast’s scathing 160-plus serialized cartoons, the remarkable and unbelievable true story of Nast vs. Tweed was not only unprecedented for its day, but it set the tone for the battle between the freedom of the press and political malfeasance that resonates well into the twenty-first century.

The Museums Journal

Author : Elijah Howarth
ISBN : UOM:39015042666100
Genre : Museums
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"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.

Editorial Cartoon Awards 1922 1997

Author : Heinz-D. Fischer
ISBN : 9783110955774
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The School of Journalism at Columbia University has awarded the Pulitzer Prize since 1917. Nowadays there are prizes in 21 categories from the fields of journalism, literature and music. The Pulitzer Prize Archive presents the history of this award from its beginnings to the present: In parts A to E the awarding of the prize in each category is documented, commented and arranged chronologically. Part F covers the history of the prize biographically and bibliographically. Part G provides the background to the decisions.

National Directory Of Nonprofit Organizations

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ISBN : UOM:35128001994456
Genre : Charities
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The History Of Carbon County

Author : Thomas D. Eckhart
ISBN : PSU:000058045107
Genre : Carbon County (Pa.)
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