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us: Harrington, Oliver W. (Oliver Wendell), 1912-1995



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    • us: Harrington, Oliver
    • us: Harrington, Ollie, 1912-1995
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    • found: NUCMC data from Boston Univ. Lib. for Fax, E.C. Papers, 1912-1982 (Oliver Harrington; b. 1913; Black artist)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Harrington, Oliver)
    • found: His Why I left America, c1993: CIP t.p. (Oliver W. Harrington)
    • found: Dark laughter, 1993: t.p. (Oliver W. Harrington) p. xi (Oliver Wendell Harrington; b. Feb. 14, 1912 in Valhalla, New York)
    • found: Bootsie and others, 1958: t.p. (Ollie Harrington)
    • found: BGMI, Oct. 30, 2008 (Harrington, Oliver W., 1912-1995)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Harrington, Oliver W.; Oliver Wendell Harrington; cartoonist / comic strip creator; born 14 February 1912 in New York, New York, United States; attended the National Academy of Design school; joined the Harlem Newspaper Club; in 1933 submitted cartoons to the Amsterdam News; during the next two years attended art classes at New York University; joined the staff of the "News" (1935); bachelor of fine arts degree from Yale University (1940); art editor for a new Harlem newspaper the People's Voice; war correspondent for the Pittsburgh Courier in Italy and France, covered African American troops, including the Tuskegee Airmen(1943-19440; joined a number of political committees in support of the American Labor Party and Communists; arrested in violation of the Smith Act; art editor of Freedom (1950); taught art at the Jefferson School for Social Sciences (1950); FBI opened a file on on him which made him leave the United States for France (1952) and later settle in East Berlin; died 02 November 1995 in East Berlin, East Germany)
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