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Exhibition Drawn to Purpose


Exhibition Team

  • David Mandel, Chief, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Cynthia Wayne, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Martha H. Kennedy, Exhibition Curator, Prints and Photographs Division
  • Karen Werth, Production Officer, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Christopher O'Connor, Senior Exhibition Specialist, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Simonette dela Torre, Registrar, Interpretive Programs Office

Interpretive Programs Office Staff

Naomi Coquillon, Kimberli Curry, Pinesha Harrison, Carroll Johnson-Welsh, David Jung, Betsy Nahum-Miller, Cheryl Regan, Marc Roman, Patrick Shepler, Rachel Waldron, and Joon Yi

Special thanks are due to the following members of the Library of Congress staff for their assistance with this exhibition:

Jane McAuliffe, National and International Outreach; Helena Zinkham, Library Services; Katherine Blood, Sara Duke, Barbara Natanson, Phil Michel, and Woody Woodis, Prints and Photographs Division; Georgia Higley and Megan Halsband, Serial and Government Publications; Kaare Chaffee, Gwenanne Edwards, and Holly Krueger, Conservation Division; Laura Keen, Jamie Bresner, Laura Moiseev, and Qun Lai, Web Services; Stacie Rudy, Printing Services

Exhibition and Brochure Design

Shveima Associates

Companion Publication

Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists, by Martha H. Kennedy, curator of popular and applied graphic art at the Library of Congress, celebrates the immense contributions by women to American illustration and cartooning from the late nineteenth century into the twenty-first with original art from the Library's collections representing more than eighty artists. Published by the Library of Congress, in association with University of Mississippi Press.