On this day, June 1, 1889, painter, children’s book author and illustrator James Henry Daugherty was born in Asheville, North Carolina. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art and later with muralist Frank Brangwyn in London. Daugherty produced posters during WWI and after wrote and illustrated several children’s books., one Daniel Boone won the Newbery Medal. His illustrations for Elkin’s Gillespie and the Guards won a Caldecott Honor.
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