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Lou Grant original editorial cartoon drawings for the Oakland Tribune [graphic].
BANC PIC 2004.147--AX
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Title:

Lou Grant original editorial cartoon drawings for the Oakland Tribune

Creator/Contributor:

Grant, Lou., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Oakland Tribune, Inc

Abstract:

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:

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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

Note:

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.

Type:

graphic
Drawings.
Cartoons (Commentary)

Physical Description:

graphic
print
1 box (79 drawings and 1 printing plate) : ink on paper; 32 x 25 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2004.147--AX

Origin:

California