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Clifford "Baldy" Baldowski (1917-1999)

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Creator:Hackbart-Dean, Pam
Title:Clifford "Baldy" Baldowski (1917-1999)
Date:2002 Nov. 20

Encyclopedia article about Clifford Baldowski, known by his pen name "Baldy," who was an editorial cartoonist for the Augusta Chronicle, the Miami Herald, and the Atlanta Constitution. He became one of the leading voices of moderation in Georgia during the fight over school desegregation in the 1950s and 1960s. Baldowski was born in Augusta, Georgia, attended the Richmond Academy, the Georgia Military Academy, and the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and he received further education at the Arts Student League of New York. He also served in the United States Army Air Corps.

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Subjects:Baldowski, Clifford H., 1917- | Editorial cartoonists--Georgia | Cartoonists--United States | United States--Politics and government--1945-1989--Caricatures and cartoons | Civil rights--Southern States--Caricatures and cartoons | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States--Caricatures and cartoons | Georgia
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2002-11-20
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