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Homer Davenport of Silverton

Leland Huot

Homer Davenport of Silverton

life of a great cartoonist

by Leland Huot

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Published by West Shore Press in Bingen, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davenport, Homer, 1867-1912.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leland Huot and Alfred Powers.
    ContributionsPowers, Alfred, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC1429.D3 H86
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260, [189] p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5454111M
    LC Control Number73156268

      “Silverton” is the latest entry in Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. It will be published July Author Gus Frederick will sign copies during Silverton’s annual Homer Davenport Community Festival. He’ll be at the Silverton Country Museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 and at the GeerCrest Farm at the same hours Aug. : Arcadia Publishing SC. Homer Calvin Davenport (March 8, – May 2, ) was a political cartoonist and writer from the United States. He is known for drawings that satirized figures of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, most notably Ohio Senator Mark gh Davenport had no formal art training, he became one of the highest paid political cartoonists in the world.

      Silverton, known as the garden city or the city by the falls. Homer Davenport Keys to the city were given to him, and he was the subject of a Author: Capi Lynn. The People of Oregon. Homer Davenport: Silverton: Cartoonist: Chief Joseph: Wallowa Valley: ?

    Homer Calvin Davenport (March 8, – May 2, ) was a political cartoonist from the United was known for his satirical drawings and support of Progressive Era politics. A native Oregonian, he worked for several West Coast newspapers before being hired by William Randolph Hearst and the New York Evening also was one of the first American .   Like many small towns, Silverton has changed with the times, but it has retained its small-town feel as a vibrant community with a diverse population. The community has nurtured many talents over the years, including political cartoonist Author: Gus Frederick.


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Homer Davenport of Silverton by Leland Huot Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Homer Davenport Community Festival held August 7 through 9, is the City of Silverton, Oregon's traditional Summer Festival. Held the first full weekend in August, we celebrate the life and work of Homer C.

Davenport, Silverton's favorite son. Homer Calvin Davenport was a product of the pioneer life in Oregon. He was born on a farm in the Waldo Hills about five miles south of the town of Silverton on March 8, When Homer was three years old his mother Florinda died, but not before she made Homer’s father promise that he would do everything he could to develop her son’s.

Homer Davenport of Silverton; Life of a Great Cartoonist Hardcover – January 1, by Leland Huot (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Leland Huot.

As with everything Homer Calvin Davenport did, the apocryphal and the anecdotal can't do justice to Homer Davenport of Silverton book events. Truth outstrips storytelling. For 70 years, rare book dealers searched for the title The Belle of Silverton, and Other Oregon Stories (), tale of a girl he incapably courted.

The book didn't exist. Homer Calvin Davenport was one of the most important and influential political cartoonists working in the United States during the end of the nineteenth century and into the twentieth. A native of Silverton, Oregon, he worked with prominent newspaper Homer Davenport of Silverton book and developed a friendship with Theodore Roosevelt, who was the subject of many of.

Homer Davenport Community Festival, Silverton, Oregon. K likes. The Homer Davenport Community Festival, managed by The Silverton Rotary Club, and executed by many different community partners, /5(8).

Silverton, Oregon has celebrated the life & humor of Homer Davenport since Homer became an internationally respected & pioneering political cartoonist from the turn of the century.

Davenport always had a strong connection with the place. The Homer Davenport Community Festival held August 2 through 4, is the City of Silverton, Oregon's traditional Summer Festival. Held the first full weekend in August, we celebrate the life and work of Homer C.

Davenport, Silverton's favorite son /5(8). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Homer Davenport is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia so, if you can update or improve it, please do so.

This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as. Silverton’s Gus Frederick, who is a scholar of Homer Davenport and his works and his history, arranged for the Davenport illustrations and for the appearance of Nyback at debut of Homer’s baseball cartoons at Seven Brides Brewing.

Homer Davenport, (Image via Wikimedia Commons) Homer Davenport was born in a little pioneer cabin on a farm in the Waldo Hills near Silverton, Oregon.

He moved to Silverton in where he helped tend store, raised chickens, and "wasted his time with drawing." Davenport loved to draw and his talent was obvious. Flora Davenport – Homer Davenport’s Mother. Florinda Geer Davenport was born in to Ralph and Mary Geer. Known as Flora, she and her family traveled the Oregon Trail in where her father set up a successful pear and apple nursery on a.

The covered bridge on Main St. was built ca ’s or early ’s. Homer Davenport, (), in his book “The Country Boy”, tells about being five or six years old and stopping by Aunt ‘Frank’ Coolidge’s house at the bottom of West Hill and how he followed “.

the sidewalk to the old covered bridge and finally ventured through it, and there was a great city for once. Sanford Webb, 52, of Portland, carries a Homer Davenport drawing he found at the thrift store during the Homer Davenport Days celebration in Silverton on Sunday, Aug. 7. Silverton, Oregon’s famous son, Homer Calvin Davenport, was an internationally renowned cartoonist in the late 19th and early 20th was born in the Waldo Hills region south of Silverton on March 8, He grew up in Silverton, but spent much of his youth on GeerCrest Farm, his mother’s family’s homestead.

The Country Boy: Tales of Silverton, Oregon by Homer Davenport ; Originally published inThe Country Boy is an Oregon classic of small town American life by Silverton cartoonist Homer Davenport.

This charming and humorous account was written by the year-old author at the height of his fabulous career to recapture the memories evoked by his beloved hometown.

Comic strip by Homer Davenport from Homer Calvin Davenport was a cartoonist from Silverton, Oregon who worked for W.R.

Hearst around the turn of the 20th Century. He published two book collections with his cartoons in andas well as two non-fiction works, including his autobiography 'The Country Boy' ().

He did mainly single panel cartoons, but. Homer Davenport () was Oregon’s first media super-star. Born in Silverton, Oregon, into the pioneer Davenport and Geer families, he became a world traveler and developed a second career of breeding Arabian horses.

His life is a story of fame, political influence, family connections, artistic creativity, and discovery. "Silverton" is the latest entry in Arcadia Publishing's "Images of America" series. It will be published July Author Gus Frederick will sign copies during Silverton's annual Homer Davenport Community Festival.

He'll be at the Silverton Country Museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 and at the GeerCrest Farm at the same hours Aug. : Gus Frederick. This book describes the life of a boy growing up in Silverton, Oregon in post-Civil War years. Davenport evocatively chronicles life in the small town east of Salem.

Notable Oregonian entry for Homer Davenport.The Annotated Cartoons By Homer C. Davenport Researched and compiled by Gus Frederick 8xinch pages, b/w Liberal University Press paperback $20 Homer C.

Davenport is one of the great names in American editorial cartooning, but almost nothing has.Homer Davenport of Silverton; Life of a Great Cartoonist. Washington: West Short Press, First printing.

Hard Cover. octavo. Blue cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. SIGNED by both authors on half-title d to copies. vg.