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[Fred Lundy editorial cartoon drawings].
BANC PIC 2004.151--B; BANC PIC 2004.151--AX box 1; BANC PIC 2004.151; BANC PIC 2004.151
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[Fred Lundy editorial cartoon drawings]


Lundy, Fred R., creator, artist.


Original editorial cartoon drawings, likely published in the Oakland Tribune or San Francisco Examiner. Subject matter includes journalistic topics of interest pertaining chiefly to the San Francisco Bay Area and California, with some national and international topics included. Specific subjects include the United States Supreme Court building; promotion of San Francisco tourism; San Francisco conventions; construction of Federal buildings on Treasure Island; progress of civilization as reflected in California of the mid-1930s; proposed establishment of a U.S. Naval Academy in California; California state income tax; opening of Golden Gate Bridge; construction of Douglas B-18 bombers at Hamilton Field; East-West all-star football game benefiting crippled children; promotion of 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition; California adoption laws; Jewish National Welfare Fund; Harry Hillman and Clarence Munn football players; promotion of community chest; awareness of everyday fire hazards; preparation for medical emergencies associated with 4th of July celebrations; December holiday shopping; California county government expenditures; President's Ball charity dance; rehabilitation; race car crashes and violence in sports; space exploration; impending world war in the late 1930s; season's greetings from the Lundys.


1930 (issued)


California -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works


Title devised by cataloger.
Drawings signed by artist.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Fred Lundy editorial cartoon drawings, BANC PIC 2004.151, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Schoyer's Antiquarian Books ; 2004.
Fred R. Lundy was born in North Dakota in 1902. He studied at the University of Oregon and the California College of Arts and Crafts. He worked as a staff cartoonist for the Oakland Tribune (1928-1935) and as an editorial cartoonist for the San Francisco Examiner (1935-1976). His work was also published in such periodicals as The New Yorker, Colliers, Esquire, Saturday Evening Post, Argosy, Saturday Review, Redbook, Liberty and American Magazine. Fred Lundy died in 1989.


Cartoons (Commentary).

Physical Description:

28 drawings in 1 box and 4 oversize folders : chiefly ink on bristol board or illustration board ; sheets 46 x 37 cm or smaller




BANC PIC 2004.151--B
BANC PIC 2004.151--AX box 1
BANC PIC 2004.151
BANC PIC 2004.151



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COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.