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Community Event – Charles Schultz at Harpers Ferry Library
September 26 @ 6:00 pm
Charles Schultz will be at the Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00pm. This is a living history portrayal.. Please mark your calendars. Call the library to sign up or stop in, 304-535-2301. Free Event open to the public.
Charles Schulz (1922 – 2000)
Schulz was a cartoonist best known as the creator of the Peanuts comic strip that featured Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and all the rest of the gang. A veteran of World War II, Schulz’s first Peanuts strip was published in 1950 in seven newspapers. At the time of his death in 2000 it was appearing in 2,600 papers around the world. Schulz recognized that comics were not just a medium for children. His ability to connect with people through a four-panel strip using dry humor, sarcasm, wit, and melancholy resulted in an ongoing daily narrative that lasted nearly 50 years. The popularity of his characters worldwide put them in demand for television specials, merchandise, movies, books, theatrical productions, and commercials, with NASA spacecraft named in their honor. Portrayed by James Froemel of Maidsville. This is a History Alive! Program of the West Virginia Humanities Council.