The first published illustrations by William D. White discovered to date appear in The Saturday Evening Post, beginning in June of 1920. White created seven illustrations for six articles. A list is provided below, and the illustrations appear in order in the photo gallery.
The large-format, 180-page Post featured cover and editorial artwork by the leading illustrators of the day including Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, and J.C. Leyendecker. It featured stories and essays by such literary giants as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Stephen Crane, and Jack London.
In 1920 William D. White emerged onto the illustration scene following studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia and stateside service in World War I. His industrial images set the stages for what was to become a 40-year career championing the laborer, miner, farmer, and construction worker as America’s unsung heroes.
WHITE, W. D.
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, Jun 12, 1920, pages 14-15 (two images).
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, Sep 4, 1920, page 6.
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, Oct 2, 1920, page 6.
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, Nov 13, 1920, page 17.
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, Jan 29, 1921, page 28.
WHITE, WILLIAM D.
Illustration; The Saturday Evening Post, May 3, 1930, page 58.