Born July 21~ Edwina Dumm

Frances Edwina Dumm (July 21, 1893-April 28, 1990) was a comic strip artist, writer, and illustrator, as well as America’s first full-time female editorial cartoonist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwina_Dumm

Cap Stubbs & Tippie by Edwina Dumm
Cap Stubbs was a strip that debuted in 1918 and lasted under various titles until Edwina Dumm retired in 1966
https://www.comicartfans.com/gallerypiece.asp?piece=465318

Edwina Dumm on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/edwina-dumm/

Further reading:
https://cartoons.osu.edu/digital_exhibits/edwinadumm/biography.html
https://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2016/08/ink-slinger-profiles-by-alex-jay-edwina.html
https://www.lambiek.net/artists/e/edwina.htm

Born June 29~ Helen Hokinson

Helen Elna Hokinson (June 29, 1893-November 1, 1949) was an American cartoonist and book illustrator best known for her work for The New Yorker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_E._Hokinson

Helen Hokinson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/helen-hokinson/

Further reading:
https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/04/10/hokinson/
https://www.dbdowd.com/illustration-history/2015/11/13/helen-e-hokinson
http://www.tcj.com/helen-e-hokinson/

Born June 25~ Rose O’Neill

Rose Cecil O’Neill (June 25, 1874-April 6, 1944) was an American artist and writer who became the best-known and highest-paid female commercial illustrator in the US after creating the Kewpie.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_O%27Neill

“Looking in at the Windows” by Rose O’Neill
Original art for page 85 of The Loves of Edwy, Lothrop Publishing Co.
c.1904 / Ink on Paper / 21-7/10″x15-1/5″ / Drury University Art Collection, Springfield, MO

Rose O’Neill on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/rose-oneill/

Further reading:
https://www.illustrationhistory.org/artists/rose-oneill
https://historicmissourians.shsmo.org/rose-oneill
http://cbldf.org/2017/03/she-changed-comics-rose-oneill-champion-of-suffrage/

Born March 1~ Fay King

Fay Barbara King (March 1889-presumed dead after 1954) was an American illustrator, journalist, and cartoonist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fay_King_(cartoonist)

Further reading:
https://www.denverpost.com/2017/10/15/denver-post-cartoonist-fay-king/
http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2013/01/ink-slinger-profiles-fay-king.html
https://looking-for-mabel.webs.com/fayking.htm

Fay King Cartoon about death of Anne Sullivan: https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:b85164240

Scrapbook compiled by cartoonist and journalist, Fay King, 1916-1919:
https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:513610#?c=&m=&s=&cv=&xywh=-1656%2C0%2C5936%2C2999

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 6

Krazy Kat by George Herriman

No date / Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper / 13 1/2”x14 1/2” / Private collection

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See also: February 6~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/06/february-6-african-american-visual-artists/

January 30, 1902 – The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance is signed in London

Vote for the Conservatives Who Gave You the Alliance
by Edward Huskinson

1906 Election poster / Printed by Hill, Sifken and Co LTD, London
The British Library of Political and Economic Science, UK

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Previous January 30 posts:
Winter~ January 30
January 30 (music)~
Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/30~

April 16, 1947~ Bernard Baruch coins term “Cold War”

Area of Agreement by Herblock

1954 / Washington Post; reprinted in Herblock’s Here and Now
The Opper Project, Department of History, Ohio State University

On this day in 1947, Bernard Baruch, the multimillionaire financier and adviser to presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Harry S. Truman, coined the term “Cold War” to describe the increasingly chilly relations between two World War II Allies: the United States and the Soviet Union.
https://www.politico.com/story/2010/04/bernard-baruch-coins-term-cold-war-april-16-1947-035862
A Visual Guide to the Cold War~ https://coldwar.unc.edu/

Previous April 16 posts:

Spring~ April 16

Dorothy P. Lathrop: Born April 16, 1891

Garth Williams: Born on April 16, 1912

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/16~

Pride Month~ June 28


Alison Bechdel (Born 1960) Cartoonist, writer, and graphic memoirist
https://www.macfound.org/fellows/908/

http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/booksellers/press_release/bechdel/

Patricia Cronin (Born 1963) New York based conceptual visual artist
http://www.connersmith.us.com/artists/patricia-cronin

https://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag03/janfeb03/cronin/cronin.shtml

February 14~ African-American visual artists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackie Ormes (1911-1985), First African-American Female Syndicated Cartoonist
http://theweeklychallenger.com/jackie-ormes-the-first-professional-african-american-woman-cartoonist/

Torchy in Heartbeats / The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Romare Bearden (1911-1988), Prominent African-American artist and writer
https://beardenfoundation.org/romare-bearden/

Sunday After Sermon / 1969 / Collage on cardboard / 40”x50”