Rollin Kirby

Rollin Kirby

Propaganda cartoon used during World War II (between September 1943 and September 1945).

Rollin Kirby (September 4, 1875, Galva, Illinois – May 8, 1952, New York, New York) was an American political cartoonist. In 1922 he was chronologically the first winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, an honor that he would receive three times.

Kirby worked as a cartoonist at the New York Mail, New York World and the New York Post. His Pulitzer Prizes were for cartoons "On the Road to Moscow" (1921), "News from the Outside World" (1924), and "Tammany" (1928).


  • Webster's Biographical Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam Co., 1980.

External links

  • Rollin Kirby posters, hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Collections