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Clifford H. (Baldy) Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection

The Clifford H. (Baldy) Baldowski Editorial Cartoons at the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies contains 6,740 pen and ink drawings and 2,460 velox. The digital database contains approximately 2,600 cartoons from the collection. Clifford H. Baldowski, known by the pen-name "Baldy," depicted the local, national, and international news of his day in the editorial pages of the Augusta Chronicle, Miami Herald, and Atlanta Constitution. His work is a rich source of information for those studying political reorganization in Georgia and the growth of Atlanta as well as the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War, the Vietnam conflict, Middle East tensions, and Watergate.