Nebraska Authors

Henry Barrow

AKA: Henry "Hank" Barrow

Born 1906-02-04 New Orleans, LA (USA)

Died 1979-09-08

Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Visual Work
  • Journalism


Cartoons; Caricatures; Political Humor



Places Worked

New Orleans Item
New Orleans Times Picayune
Associated Press
Omaha World-Herald


Received a number of national prizes for his cartoons
Top Achievement Award for Editorial Cartooning, Sigma Delta Chi, National Journalism Fraternity
National Headliners Club Award
Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, PA, Honored in 1965, 1966, and 1972


Associated Press


A Cartoon History of United States Foreign Policy, 1776-1976. 1975.

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