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World War II Era Political Cartoons Published by PaperlessArchives.com

Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:32:13 EST

Los Angeles, CA (April 19, 2012) BACM Research – PaperlessArchives.com has announced the publishing of a collection of World War II era political cartoons drawn by Clifford Berryman.
 
This research set illustrates the events of World War II through 390 original pen-and-ink illustrations drawn by Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman. The drawings date from 1934 to 1946.
 
For the complete description, to see sample images, or to obtain this set go to:
 
http://www.paperlessarchives.com/wwii_clifford_berryman_cartoon.html
 
Clifford Berryman is remembered as one of the best political commentators of the first half of the 20th century. Berryman's drawings commented on tense and divisive issues in the United States and the world, sometimes in a lighthearted, yet thought-provoking way. Descriptive catalog sheets containing background information about the subject matter of the cartoons are provided. The coverage includes the rise of Hitler, the march toward war in Europe, relations and conflicts between Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Chamberlain, Churchill, Franco, Chiang Kai-Shek, and Daladier, United States foreign relations, American domestic politics concerning aiding the Allies and entering The War, home front and war effort issues and the progress of the war.
 
 
About Clifford Kennedy Berryman
 
Clifford Kennedy Berryman (1869-1949), American artist and cartoonist, famous as the originator of the Teddy Bear, during Theodore Roosevelt's presidency.
 
In 1886, when he was 17 years old, Berryman moved from Kentucky to Washington, DC, to work at the U.S. Patent Office, where his talents as a self-taught illustrator were employed to draw patent illustrations. In 1891, he became a cartoonist's understudy for the Washington Post. By 1896, he was the chief cartoonist. In 1907, Berryman took the position of front-page cartoonist at the Washington Evening Star. Berryman drew political cartoons for the Star until his death in 1949.
 
Berryman's most famous cartoon, "Drawing the Line in Mississippi," appeared in the November 16, 1902 edition of the Washington Post. The cartoon portrayed the image of a "teddy bear" for the first time, appearing next to President Theodore Roosevelt.
 
By some estimates, Berryman drew over 15,000 cartoons in his lifetime and his work was recognized in 1944 with a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. In 1949, President Harry Truman complimented Berryman saying, "You are a Washington institution comparable to the Monument." 
 
 
About BACM Research
 
BACM Research through PaperlessArchives.com publishes documentary historical research collections. Materials cover Presidencies, Historical Figures, Historical Events, Celebrities, Organized Crime, Politics, Military Operations, Famous Crimes, Intelligence Gathering, Espionage, Civil Rights, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and more.

Source material from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Secret Service, National Security Council, Department of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Department of Justice, National Archive Records and Administration, and Presidential Libraries.

http://www.paperlessarchives.com


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