Learn about Akron’s World War II newspaper cartoonist, Web Brown. Author Tim Carroll will talk about his new book on Brown and share some of Brown’s work. Register to receive a Zoom link.
Author Tim Carroll will present selected WWII cartoons created between 1934 and 1945 by Akron Beacon Journal cartoonist Web Brown. Carroll features a large collection of Web Brown’s work in his new book, World War II Cartoons of Akron’s Web Brown, who was considered one of the best cartoonists of the WWII era. Carroll is a local historian and also the author of another recent work titled World War II Akron, which features historic research and over 100 photos showcasing Akron’s involvement in the Second World War.
This program will be presented on Zoom. If you are unable to attend or do not have an e-mail address, please contact the Special Collections Division by phone at 330-643-9030 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in local WWII stories and resources?
Check out our WWII database index to the Akron Beacon Journal (still in progress).
World War II Dispatches to Akron by Christopher M. LaHurd.
Rosie the Rubber Worker by Kathleen Endres.
On A Burning Deck. Return to Akron, Vol. 2 by Tom Jones.