100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued November 2, 1912

COLLIER’S The National Weekly
November 2, 1912
“The Philosopher”

CAVALIER
November 2, 1912
“The Street Car Mystery”

Harper’s Wewekly, a constant Roosevelt critic, shows a parody of John Greenleaf Whittier’s poem of 1864 “Barbara Frietchie” where Roosevelt is Stonewall Jackson and Taft is Fritchie protecting the flag.

HARPER’S WEEKLY
November 2, 1912

 


THE SATURDAY EVENING POST
November 2, 1912

Robert Robinson was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1886. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and from 1909 to 1912 with the famous illustrator, Howard Pyle.He moved to New York to be near magazine publishers and helped originate the Saturday Evening Post’s “Slice of Life” style of cover art. Robinson’s typical work focused on rural men “old geezer” types.

 

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