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This collection contains cartoons drawn by Talburt between 1949 and 1963. Talburt began his journalism career as a reporter for the Toledo News-Bee in 1916. He became interested in cartooning, and by 1933, he had won a Pulitzer Prize for one of his cartoons for the Washington Daily News.
Harold Talburt was born in Toledo, Ohio, on February 19, 1895. He worked at miscellaneous jobs such as a soda jerk and a sign painter before he joined the Toledo News-Bee in 1916 as a reporter.
In 1921, Negley Cochran set up Scripps-Howard's Washington Bureau and sent for Talburt to work for him. In 1922, Talburt became Scripps-Howard's "chief Washington cartoonist" from his job at the Washington Daily News.
In 1933, Talburt won a Pulitzer Prize. He was president of the Gridiron Club in 1947. He retired in 1963 and died on October 22, 1966.