“The Extraordinary Life of Homer C. Davenport, Political Cartoonist”

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night

at the Mission Theater

  • Monday, May 6
  • 6 p.m. doors; 7 p.m. presentation |
  • Free |
  • Minor with parent or guardian

“The Extraordinary Life of Homer C. Davenport, Political Cartoonist”

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.

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night

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The Oregon Encyclopedia hosts a series of History Nights in collaboration with McMenamins pubs. Come join us for an enlightening evening of history, served up with food and a pint or two of good beer, and find out more about the history and culture of our state from OE authors. Bring your encyclopedia-worthy Oregon stories to share with the OE Editors-in-Chief.

Oregon Encyclopedia website:
http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/