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Will Crawford
(1869 - 1944)

Masterful ink artist. Career began working for the Newark newspaper "Call"; he went on to draw for magazines where he proved his excellence in humor as well as a capability for dramatic action. Illustrated for Life, Redbook, Century, Everybody's Magazine, Puck, Collier's, McClure's, Scribner's, Leslie's. Contributed to a number of books, often with a historical or Western theme (he was a friend of Charles Russell who admired Crawfords line work), among them: Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox, The Romance of Rosy Ridge, Pigs is Pigs, The Opening of the West, History of America, The Story of Colorado, The Great American Pie Company, Skunny Wundy and Other Indian Tales, Woven with the Ship.

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