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us: Campbell, E. Simms (Elmer Simms), 1906-1971

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    • us: Campbell, Elmer Simms, 1906-1971
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        (naf) United States
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lewis Institute
        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Organization: (naf) Art Institute of Chicago. School
        • Organization: (naf) Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Triad Studios (Commercial art studio)
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        (lcsh) Cartoonists
          (lcsh) Authors
            (lcsh) Graphic artists
              (lcsh) Painters
          • Sources

            • found: His Cuties in arms, c1942: t.p. (E. Simms Campbell)
            • found: OCLC data base, 11-6-85 (hdg.: Campbell, Elmer Simms, 1906- )
            • found: NUCMC data from Boston Univ. Lib. for His Papers, 1923-1970 (Campbell, Elmer Simms, 1906-1971; cartoonist and illustrator known as E. Simms Campbell)
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Campbell, Elmer Simms; cartoonist, painter, author, graphic illustrator; born 02 January 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States; attended Lewis Institute and University of Chicago; studied at School of the Art Institute of Chicago; studied printmaking at Art Students League; was a cartoonist for The New Yorker and NAAPC magazine, The Crisis; sold cover art to Life and Judge magazines and wrote gag strips for Saturday Evening Post; illustrated a children's book, Popo and Fifina (1932); illustrated a book of Haitian poetry, We Who Die & Other Poems (1943); worked for Esquire national magazine and created the Esquire mascot; created original art for Playboy magazine (1957); his commercial artwork was used in advertisements for Springmaid, Hart Schaffner and Marx, Barbasol; died 27 January 1971 in New York, New York, United States)
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