Size: 11.0 linear feet
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The cartoon collection of Reg Manning was originally submitted to The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona as editorial cartoons. The cartoon collection includes cartoons from 1964 to 1975.
Reginald Manning was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 5, 1905. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1919 and studied art in high school. Shortly after graduation, Reginald began working for the Arizona Republic, starting work on May 1, 1926. He worked there for the next 50 years.
Manning's job at the newspaper originally was a photographer and spot artist. Before too long, he was drawing daily editorial cartoons and a weekly full-page review of the news called The Big Parade. He quit drawing the Parade in 1948 in order to devote more time to his editorial cartoons. In 1951, Manning won a Pulitzer for "Hats".
In addition to his lectures, Manning has published many books. Some of the books that he produced are A Cartoon Guide to Arizona (1938), What Kinda Cactus Issat? (1941), From Tee to Cup (1954), and What Is Arizona Really Like? (1968).
Reg Manning was one of the most prominent conservative voices in cartooning and has won numerous awards for his work. Besides winning a Pulitzer Prize, he has also won the Freedom Foundation's Abraham Lincoln award two years in succession.