biography of Richard Harvey Sr. MANSFIELD (1888-1971)

Birth place: Wash., DC

Addresses: Cheverly MD; Wash., DC

Profession: Cartoonist, lecturer, teacher

Studied: Corcoran A. Sch.; Evans Sch. Cartooning, Cleveland, OH

Exhibited: Awards: prizes and other awards, Washington Times Nat. Comp. for Cartoonists; Chicago Tribune Nat. Comp. for Cartoonists; American Legion for school talks on safety; Nat. Safety Council; D.A.R. award; Kiwanis award, and other commendations and citations for safety talks in schools; Cosmopolitan Award for carton, "Safety Circus," in the Wash., DC, Md. & Va. Schools in promotion of Child Safety, 1960.

Member: Columbia Hist. Soc., Wash. DC

Work: Dist. of Columbia Hist. Soc.

Comments: Lectures: chalk talks. Positions: cart., Washington Evening Star; Creator of Sunday feature "Those Were the Happy Days;" "Who Remembers,"Sunday Star, Wash., DC, since 1926; Drawing Safety Cartoons publ. in 35 papers in State of Maryland, sponsored by Md. Traffic Safety Commission. Conducts cartoons show "Safety Circus" on TV.

Sources: WW66; WW47; McMahan, Artists of Washington, D.C.