On this day, July 15, 1898, illustrator Mead Schaeffer was born in Freedom Plains, New York. Schaeffer studied at Pratt Institute with Harvey Dunn and Charles Chapman. While at Pratt, Schaeffer began illustrating ‘Golden Boy’ books. During his career, Schaeffer illustrated books, magazine stories, and produced covers for The Saturday Evening Post.

Mead Schaeffer