Indianapolis News cartoonists collection
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- Robinson, William B., 1908-1969. (Person)
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William B. Robinson was born in Belfast, Ireland on May 25, 1908. Three years later, he came to the United States and received citizenship in 1920. From 1926 to 1928 Robinson was enrolled at Butler University and from 1928 until 1931 he studied at the John Herron Art School. Robinson worked as the editorial cartoonist at the Indianapolis News from 1948 until 1969.
In addition to his editorial cartoons, he created the nationally syndicated panel comic strip Josephine, which ran for 12 years. Robinson also enjoyed vocal music and was one of the earliest members of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir.
Robinson, a Sigma Delta Chi member, was president of the Indianapolis Press Club and also received several Freedom Foundation Awards. He died on October 31, 1969."
William B. Robinson cartoons [finding aid]. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Libraries: Special Collections Research Center. Retrieved https://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/r/robinson_wb.htm.
12.7 Cubic Feet (22 manuscript boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes, 5 medium oversize boxes, 1 large oversize box)
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