Presented by Gus Frederick, Silverton historian; author of Cartoons by Davenport: The Annotated Edition.
Oregon's own Homer Davenport (1867-1912) became a cultural icon of the Progressive Era through his work and influence as a political cartoonist for the San Francisco Examiner and The New York Evening Mail. He was also a world traveler and developed a second career breeding Arabian horses.
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