Title:Lou Grant original editorial cartoon drawings for the Oakland Tribune
Creator/Contributor:Grant, Lou., creator
Creator/Contributor:Oakland Tribune, Inc
Original drawings and one printing plate for editorial cartoons to be published chiefly in the Oakland Tribune. Subject matter
includes United States and California politics. Drawings depict such figures as Jerry Brown, Ronald Reagan, Richard M. Nixon,
George Deukmejian, Edmund G. Brown and Jimmy Carter.
Date:ca. 1965-ca. 1985 (issued)
Subject:n-us-ca -- n-us---
Brown, Jerry -- 1938- -- Caricatures and cartoons
Reagan, Ronald -- Caricatures and cartoons
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) -- 1913-1994 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Deukmejian, George -- Caricatures and cartoons
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald) -- 1905-1996 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Carter, Jimmy -- 1924- -- Caricatures and cartoons
California -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons
Most drawings signed by artist: Lou Grant.
Title devised by cataloger.
Lou Grant original editorial cartoon drawings, BANC PIC 2004.147, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Florenzi Grant ; 2004.
Grant, a native of Los Angeles, began his newspaper career at 17 working for the Los Angeles Examiner. He also worked as
a cartoonist during his Army duty, and later for the Milwaukee Sentinel and San Francisco Call-Bulletin. He worked as an
editorial cartoonist for the Oakland Tribune from 1954 to 1986. He won many awards during his career and was honored with
a 25-year retrospective by the Oakland Museum in 1980. The televion series and character "Lou Grant" was allegedly modeled
on the cartoonist, who also worked in radio and television. Lou Grant died in 2001 at age 81.
1 box (79 drawings and 1 printing plate) : ink on paper; 32 x 25 cm or smaller.
BANC PIC 2004.147--AX