The Chicagoan

The Chicagoan was an American magazine modeled after The New Yorker published from June 1926 until April 1935.wikipedia
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The New Yorker

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The Chicagoan was an American magazine modeled after The New Yorker published from June 1926 until April 1935.
The New Yorker influenced a number of similar magazines, including The Brooklynite (1926 to 1930), The Chicagoan (1926 to 1935), and Paris's The Boulevardier (1927 to 1932).

Richard and Florence Atwater

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Richard Atwater, "Riq" (1892–1948).
He contributed to the literary and arts magazine The Chicagoan and wrote for a number of newspapers, including the Chicago Evening Post, the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, and the Herald-Examiner.

E. Simms Campbell

E. Simms Campbell (1908–71).
Campbell's artwork was in almost every issue of Esquire from 1933 to 1958, and he also contributed to The Chicagoan, Cosmopolitan, Ebony, The New Yorker, Playboy, Opportunity, Pictorial Review and Redbook.

Chicago

Chicago, IllinoisChicago, ILCity of Chicago
Focusing on the cultural life of the city of Chicago, each issue of The Chicagoan contained art, music, and drama reviews, profiles of personalities and institutions, commentaries on the local scene, and editorials, along with cartoons and original art.

Park Avenue

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In an early issue, The Chicagoans editors claimed to represent "a cultural, civilized and vibrant" city "which needs make no obeisance to Park Avenue, Mayfair, or the Champs Elysees."

Mayfair

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In an early issue, The Chicagoans editors claimed to represent "a cultural, civilized and vibrant" city "which needs make no obeisance to Park Avenue, Mayfair, or the Champs Elysees."

Champs-Élysées

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In an early issue, The Chicagoans editors claimed to represent "a cultural, civilized and vibrant" city "which needs make no obeisance to Park Avenue, Mayfair, or the Champs Elysees."

Martin Quigley (publisher)

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Despite its lofty aims, the stalwart assertions of publisher Martin J. Quigley (who once wrote that "Whatever Chicago was and was to be, The Chicagoan must be and become"), and a circulation that sometimes rose above 20,000, the magazine was largely forgotten after its last issue.

University of Chicago

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Only two substantial collections remain, one at the University of Chicago's Regenstein Library and the other at the New York Public Library.

Regenstein Library

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Only two substantial collections remain, one at the University of Chicago's Regenstein Library and the other at the New York Public Library.

New York Public Library

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Only two substantial collections remain, one at the University of Chicago's Regenstein Library and the other at the New York Public Library.

University of Chicago Press

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Cultural historian Neil Harris has written a book on the subject, The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age (the University of Chicago Press).

Ben Hecht

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Married to journalist-author Ben Hecht from 1915 to 1925.

Chicago Daily News

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He went on to work for various local newspapers, including the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, and the Herald-Examiner.

Chicago Tribune

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He went on to work for various local newspapers, including the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, and the Herald-Examiner.

Chicago American

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He went on to work for various local newspapers, including the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, and the Herald-Examiner.

Mr. Popper's Penguins

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With his wife, Florence Atwater, in 1938 he coauthored Mr. Popper's Penguins, which won the Newbery Medal.

Newbery Medal

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With his wife, Florence Atwater, in 1938 he coauthored Mr. Popper's Penguins, which won the Newbery Medal.

St. Louis

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The first African American cartoonist with a national reputation, Campbell was born in St. Louis and graduated from Englewood High School in Chicago.

Englewood Technical Prep Academy

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The first African American cartoonist with a national reputation, Campbell was born in St. Louis and graduated from Englewood High School in Chicago.

Daily Mirror

The Daily MirrorThe MirrorMirror
He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago between 1924 and 1926 and later he moved to New York, where he was employed as a cartoonist at the Daily Mirror.

Esquire (magazine)

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He did important illustrations for some African American publications, including Crisis and Opportunity, but was better known for his color cartoons in Esquire.

Playboy

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He would later work for a string of national advertisers and for Playboy.

Fawcett Comics

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He then moved to New York and was employed by a series of publishers and comic-book producers including Fawcett, National, and Marvel.

DC Comics

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He then moved to New York and was employed by a series of publishers and comic-book producers including Fawcett, National, and Marvel.