George Withers Collection
George Withers was an army illustrator who was born in Wichita, Kansas on December 20, 1911. He went through public schools and Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri. Withers graduated with a B.A. in Art from Kansas University. He attended the Art Students League in New York on an art scholarship and studied under George Bridgeman. Withers illustrated stories for many artists including J.D. Salinger in The Saturday Evening Post and Robert Ruark in Colliers Magazine. Withers was stationed in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II. The collection contains prints made by Mr. Withers of wartime scenes. There are ten prints in the collection of which eight are framed and two are unframed.