On this day, July 20, 1887, illustrator Gayle Porter Hoskins was born in Brazil, Indiana. Hoskins studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and then was a student Howard Pyle’s in Wilmington, Delaware. Even before his art studies Hoskins was creating cartoons for the Denver Post. Hoskins created illustrations for the mainstream periodicals of the day, a variety of story books, and for the pulps during the Depression.