Although Al Parker had many admirers during his career, perhaps the most famous individual to send him a fan letter was fellow illustrator Norman Rockwell. Read the letter, written February 25th, 1948 (64 years ago this week), below.
Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom fifty-three years ago on February 21, 1965. … Read more
This February 26th, the Smithsonian Channel will be airing a new documentary about civil … Read more
The April 6 activities celebrating the life and legacy of William H. Gass are starting to take … Read more
Two weeks after the United States declared war on Germany in April of 1917, Dr. Fred Murphy … Read more
Joel Minor, curator of manuscripts and the Modern Literature Collection, and Cassie Brand, … Read more
Thanks to the generosity of his daughters Susan Koelle Bell and Anne Koelle McCann, … Read more
More Than One Thing, A recently preserved film from Washington University Libraries' … Read more
We will be highlighting some of the illustrator files that were digitized from the Walt Reed … Read more
What is an Educated Woman to Do?
At the turn of the twentieth century, it was becoming more … Read more
Kick off Black History Month by nominating someone for the Trailblazers award! … Read more
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