Milt Gross (1895-1953) was born in Bronx, New York. He was a Yiddish dialect comic writer and cartoonist drawing various strips
Hearst's Evening Journal (1915-17), the
New York Evening World and
Sunday World (1923-31) and King Features Syndicate (1931-46). He was also a screenwriter for Republic Studios, wrote newspaper column
Dear Dollink and acted as an advisor for a radio show adaptation of his strip,
That's My Pop. The collection consists of scrapbooks containing clippings of his cartoons and newspaper columns, radio scripts, 8 original
drawings, manuscripts, photographs, correspondence (including fan letters), and ephemera.
Born March 4, 1895 in Bronx, New York; Yiddish dialect comic writer and cartoonist; created his first daily comic strip in
1913; drew various strips for Hearst's Evening Journal (1915-17); drew strips and wrote weekly illustrated column for New York Evening World and Sunday World (1923-31), and King Features Syndicate (1931-46); lived in Hollywood during much of the 1920s, and moved permanently in 1932;
was a screenwriter for Republic Studios; wrote newspaper column Dear Dollink and acted as advisor for radio show adaptation
of his strip, That's My Pop; a heart attack in 1945 led Gross to greatly reduce his writing and drawing; died November 28, 1953.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
9 oversize boxes
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