Sections:  Courtship | Wedding | Family | Mailman | Work | Love | Homemaking | Food | Naps | Baths

Reproduction Number(s): Library of Congress reproduction numbers, beginning with the prefix "LC-USZ," are provided here for the reader's convenience in obtaining black-and- white photographs ("LC-USZ62-****") from the Library's Duplication Services. Reproduction of works in this exhibition is restricted by copyright law. Appropriate permissions from King Features Syndicate, Inc. and the heirs of Chic Young must be obtained prior to publication or exhibition of the images.

  • All of the objects are the gift of Jeanne Young O'Neil, Chic Young's daughter.
  • All cartoons were originally published by King Features Syndicate, Inc., on the date listed below.
  • All rights to the images are reserved by King Features Syndicate, Inc. and the heirs of Chic Young.
  • Titles given below for daily strips from 1930 to 1954 have been transcribed from Chic Young's identifying inscriptions on the back of the drawings. Titles of other strips are transcribed from the first line.

Courtship

  • Advice to the lovelorn, December 16, 1931. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (1) LC-USZ62-126680
  • His master’s voice, December 21, 1931. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (2) LC-USZ62-126682
  • The king speaks, January 7, 1932. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (3) LC-USZ62-126679

Wedding

  • On to Niagra!, February 17, 1933. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (4) LC-USZ62-126685

Family

  • Left at the post, February 23, 1935. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (5) LC-USZ62-126670
  • Unanimous, September 25, 1934. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (6) LC-USZ62-126675
  • Dance mad, June 13, 1934. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with paste on on layered paper board (7) LC-USZ62-126683
  • Happy landing Dagwood!, February 20, 1946. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (8) LC-USZ62-126674

Mailman

  • At loggerheads with Dagwood, August 29, 1942. India ink, blue pencil, opaque white, rubber cement, and benday film over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (10) LC-USZ62-126681
  • Why mailmen retire, September 19, 1952. India ink, blue pencil, rubber cement, and benday film over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (11) LC-USZ62-126604

Work

  • Free wheeling!, September 15, 1944. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste- on on layered paper board (9) LC-USZ62-126671
  • We'll be late for school . . . my watch says 8:30, May 1, 1972. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-ons on layered paper board (12) LC-USZ62-126678
  • Launched on a new day, August 28, 1953. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (13) LC-USZ62-126605
  • I've just got two minutes to catch my bus, June 12, 1959. India ink, blue pencil, rubber cement, and benday film over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (14) LC-USZ62-126606

Love

  • Dagwood, there's a note for you under your front doormat, August 8, 1948. India ink over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-ons on layered paper board (15) LC-USZ62-126607
  • The eloquent type, October 23, 1951. India ink, blue pencil, rubber cement and benday film over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (16) LC-USZ62-126608
  • Service deluxe, August 8, 1952. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (17) LC-USZ62-126609

Homemaking

  • It's the ostrich in him!, January 25, 1952. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (18) LC-USZ62-126610
  • The eyes have a word for it, January 12, 1940. India ink, blue pencil, rubber cement and benday film over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (19) LC-USZ62-126611
  • His royal highness, March 12, 1935. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (20) LC-USZ62-126673
  • The night shift, September 5, 1933. India ink, blue pencil, and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste- on on layered paper board (21) LC-USZ62-126672

Food

  • A burp special!, October 9, 1944. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (22) LC-USZ62-126684
  • Dagwood, stop playing with those meatballs, April 3, 1964. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (23) LC-USZ62-126677

Naps

  • We'll be back in a few hours, Dagwood, November 27, 1938. India ink and opaque white over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (24) LC-USZ62-126676
  • All quiet on the Bumstead's front!, March 13, 1945. India ink and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing with scraping out and paste-on on layered paper board (25) LC-USZ62-126612

Baths

  • Oh, boy! Everybody's gone . . . what a chance to take a nice, hot relaxing bath, August 18, 1968. India ink over graphite underdrawing with paste-ons on layered paper board (26) LC-USZ62-126613
  • Low tide!, April 1, 1941. India ink, blue pencil, rubber cement, and benday film over graphite underdrawing with paste-on on layered paper board (27) LC-USZ62-126614

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