Persinger’s scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Persinger's scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Persinger’s scrapbook. Not exactly a pocket book. Photos: Columbia University Libraries. Although “scrapbook” can be translated in spanish as “álbum de fotos”, the concept of “scrapbooking» which is nothing new, is broader, as it involves capturing memories, emotions or important events with the help of … Read more

Remembering Art Young

Persinger's scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Art Young. Photo: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Arthur Henry Young (Illimois, 1866), better known as “Art Young”, was one of the most widely recognised and followed cartoonists of the golden age of American radicalism. Young enrolled at the Chicago Academy of Design … Read more

20 cartoonists answer 20 questions, 25 years ago

Persinger's scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Crhis’ questions While browsing through the sites I usually read, I found this curiosity on the blog of the cartoonist Mike Lynch and I couldn’t resist the temptation to steal it from him. Between the end of 1995 and the beginning of 1996, someone called … Read more

Humour in troubles, a collection of cases (III)

Persinger's scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Third part of this compilation that I started in 2014. It is a list with summaries of cases grouped by different periods. It has been chopped up because, even summarising a lot, they were too long and became uncomfortable to read and also made the … Read more

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Sidewalk Bubblegum, 9 years of Clay Butler cartoons

Persinger's scrapbook, a decade of Great Depression-era drawings and memories

Sidewalk Bubblegum, 9 years of Clay Butler cartoons When Clay Butler published his first cartoon in 1993, he promised himself that he would stop drawing as soon as he felt he had written and/or drawn everything he wanted to say. This is something many authors … Read more