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      An Evening With! John Knott's Cartoons with Ed Owens in Dallas


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      June 15, 2017

      Thursday   6:30 PM

      3939 Grand Avenue
      Dallas, Texas 75210

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      An Evening With! John Knott's Cartoons with Ed Owens

      John Knott worked for the Dallas Morning News from 1905 until his retirement in 1957. During this time his artwork amassed to over 15,000 pieces. The archives of the DHS holds more than one third of this body of work. His most famous character “Old Man Texas”, was devised in 1906 to symbolize rural Texas, honesty in government, low taxes, and property ownership. His work was reprinted in many major American newspapers over the years. His work encompasses every possible aspect of the public’s interest from the humorous to the social conscience of the state and nation. Come hear Ed Owens discuss Knott's life and body of work and view many of Knott's original cartoons from the DHS collection.  To purchase the entire series please go HERE.  To become a Dallas Historical Society member go HERE. 

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