1950 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1950.

Journalism awards

Letters, Drama and Music Awards

External links


1902 (MCMII)

was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1902nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 902nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 2nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1902, the Gregorian calendar was

13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

A. B. Guthrie Jr.

Alfred Bertram Guthrie Jr. (January 13, 1901 – April 26, 1991) was an American novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian known for writing western stories. His novel The Way West won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and his screenplay for Shane (1953) was nominated for an Academy Award.

Art and Life in America

Art and Life in America is a book by Oliver W. Larkin published in 1949 by Rinehart & Company which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for History. It is a book which comprehensively deals about Art and artists in the United States .

Englewood Technical Prep Academy

Englewood Technical Prep Academy High School or sometimes referred to as simply Englewood High School, was a public four-year high school located in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, United States. It was a part of the Chicago Public Schools system.

The school graduated its last class of 151 students in June 2008. Englewood was closed as an action in the CPS Renaissance 2010 program.

George Thiem

Ezra George Thiem (July 8, 1897 – July 8, 1987) was an American journalist, an investigative reporter whose work was rewarded twice with the annual Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. He then became a politician who served in the Illinois state legislature.

Graham (surname)

Graham is an English and Scottish surname. It is a habitational name, derived from Grantham in Lincolnshire, England. The Scottish Grahams traditionally claimed descent from a chief called Grame, but the first authentic bearer of the name was William of Graham (a Norman) in the 12th century. Notable people with the surname include:

Alasdair Graham (1929–2015), Canadian politician, journalist, and businessman

Alasdair Graham (pianist) (1934–2016), British concert pianist

Alexander Graham (disambiguation), multiple people

Alistair Graham (born 1942), British politician, Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life

Andrew Graham (disambiguation) (also: Andy)

Angus Charles Graham (1919–1991), British philosopher and pioneer historian of Chinese philosophy and logic

Arthur "Skinny" Graham (1909–1967), Boston Red Sox outfielder

Ann Graham (disambiguation)

Aubrey Drake Graham (born 1986), Canadian actor and rapper better known as Drake

B. L. Graham (1914–2001), American college basketball player and coach

Barbara Graham (1923–1955), American murderer executed at San Quentin

Ben Graham (disambiguation) (also: Benjamin)

Bill Graham (disambiguation) (also: Billy)

Bob Graham (disambiguation) (also: Bobby)

Brett Graham (born 1967), New Zealand sculptor

Bruce Graham (1925–2010), Colombian architect

Calvin Graham (1930-1992), American sailor who joined the US Navy at the age of 12 in 1942 and served in the Battle of Guadalcanal.

Charles Graham (disambiguation)

Cork Graham (born 1964), American author imprisoned in Vietnam for illegal entry while looking for treasure buried by Captain Kidd

Currie Graham (born 1967), Canadian actor

Dale Graham (born 1951), Canadian politician from New Brunswick

Daniel Graham (disambiguation) (also: Dan, Danny)

David Graham (disambiguation) (also: Dave, Davey)

Derek Graham-Couch, Scottish professional wrestler

Devin Graham, Cinematographer, YouTuber

Dick Graham (1922–2013), English footballer and manager

Donald Graham (disambiguation) (also: Don)

Douglas Graham, 5th Duke of Montrose (1852–1925), Scottish nobleman

Edward Graham (disambiguation) (also: Ed, Eddie)

Enid Gordon Graham (1894–1974), Canadian physiotherapist

Eric Graham (1888–1964), Bishop of Brechin from 1944 to 1959; of an Irish branch of the family of the Dukes of Montrose

Evarts Ambrose Graham (1883–1957), American surgeon and professor

Eve Graham (born 1943), Scottish singer

Frank Graham (disambiguation) (also: Francis)

Franklin Graham (William Franklin Graham III) (born 1952), American evangelist and missionary, son of Billy Graham

Gary Graham (born 1950), American actor

George Graham (disambiguation)

Gerald Graham (1831–1899), English recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in the Crimean War

Gerald S. Graham (1903–1988), imperial and naval historian

Gerrit Graham (born 1949), American actor and writer

Gwen Graham (born 1963), American politician

Gwendolyn Graham (born 1963), American serial killer

Harry Graham (disambiguation)

Heather Graham (born 1970), American actress

Herol Graham (born 1958), British boxer

Hiram P. Graham (1820-1902), American politician

Ian Graham (disambiguation)

Jack Graham (disambiguation)

Jaeden Graham (born 1995), American football player

James Graham (disambiguation) (also: Jim)

Jeff Graham, American football player

Jeff Graham (quarterback), American football player

John Graham (disambiguation) (also: Johnny, Jon)

Jorie Graham (born 1950), Pulitzer Prize–winning American poet

Julie Graham (born 1965), Scottish actress

Katharine Graham (1917–2001) (also known as Kay Graham), publisher of The Washington Post, successor to her husband, Philip

Kenny Graham (1924–1997), English jazz musician and composer

Kenny Graham (American football) (born 1941), Kenneth James "Kenny" Graham, former American football safety

Kenneth Grahame (1859–1932), British writer

Kevin Graham Canadian water polo player

Kyle "Skinny" Graham (1899–1973), Major League Baseball pitcher

K.M. Graham (1913–2008), Canadian artist

Larry Graham (born 1946), American bass guitar player, member of Sly and the Family Stone

Lauren Graham (born 1967), American actress

Leonard Graham (disambiguation) (also: Len)

Leona Graham (born 1971), British radio presenter

Lindsey Graham (born 1955), U.S. politician from South Carolina

Lollie Graham, Shetland writer

Lou Graham (born 1938), American professional golfer

Louis E. Graham (1880–1965), U.S. politician from Pennsylvania

Luke Graham (disambiguation)

Malise Graham, 1st Earl of Menteith (1406–1490), Scottish magnate

Mark Graham (disambiguation)

Martha Graham (1894–1991), American dancer and choreographer

Mary Lou Graham (born 1936), All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player

Max Graham, Canadian DJ, composer and producer of dance music

Michael Graham (disambiguation) (also: Mike)

Moonlight Graham (1876–1965), American professional baseball player

Ogilvie Graham (1891-1971), Irish cricketer and British Army officer

Otto Graham (1921–2003), American professional football and basketball player

Patricia Graham (pilot), Australian aviator

Patrick Graham (disambiguation) (also: Pat)

Paul Graham (disambiguation)

Peter Graham (disambiguation)

Phil Graham (1915–1963), publisher of The Washington Post, husband of Katherine and brother of Bob

Ralph Graham (1910–2005), American football player and coach

Sir Reginald Graham, 3rd Baronet (1892–1980), Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross for gallantry in World War I

Richard Graham (disambiguation) (also: Ricky)

Richey V. Graham (1886-1972), American politician

Robert Graham (disambiguation) (also: Rob)

Ron Graham (disambiguation) (also: Ronald, Ronny, Ranald)

Ruth Bell Graham (1920–2007), American writer and philanthropist, wife of Billy Graham and mother of Franklin Graham

R. W. "Buzzy" Graham (1937-2014), Louisiana politician

Shawn Graham (born 1968), New Brunswick politician

Stan Graham (1926–2010), Canadian politician

Stanley Graham (1900–1941), New Zealand mass murderer

Stephen Graham (disambiguation)

Steve Graham, Australian Paralympic coach

Susan Graham (born 1960), American mezzo-soprano singer

Susan L. Graham, American computer scientist

Sylvester Graham (1794–1851), American nutritionist, inventor of graham flour and graham crackers

Ted Graham (1904–1979), Canadian NHL hockey player

Thomas Graham (disambiguation) (also: Tom, Tommy)

Tiny Graham (1892–1962), American baseball player

Toby Graham (1920–2013), British cross-country skier and historian

Todd Graham, American college football coach

Treveon Graham (born 1993), American basketball player

Wallace H. Graham (1910-1996), White House Physician 1945-1953

Wallace Wilson Graham, American lawyer and politician

Wayne Graham, American college baseball coach

W. S. Graham (1918–1986), Scottish poet

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912–2004), British abstract artist

William Graham (disambiguation), multiple people

Winston Graham (1908–2003), English novelist

Winthrop Graham (born 1965), Jamaican athlete, two-time Olympic silver medalist

Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an American poet, author, and teacher. Her work often dealt with the personal celebrations and struggles of ordinary people in her community. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry on May 1, 1950, for Annie Allen, making her the first African American to receive the Pulitzer.Throughout her prolific writing career, Brooks received many more honors. She was appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968, a position she held until her death, and what is now the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress for the 1985–86 term. In 1976, she became the first African-American woman inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas and at six-weeks-old was taken to Chicago, where she lived the rest of her life. Her parents, especially her mother encouraged her poetry writing. She began submitting poems to various publications, as a teenager. After graduating high school during the Great Depression, she took a two-year junior college program, worked as a typist, married, and had children. Continuing to write and submit her work, she finally found substantial outlets for her poetry. This recognition of her work also led her to lecturing and teaching aspiring writers. Being the winner of multiple awards for her writing, several schools and institutions have been named in her honor.

Hume Cronyn

Hume Blake Cronyn Jr., OC (July 18, 1911 – June 15, 2003) was a Canadian actor of stage and screen, who enjoyed a long career, often appearing professionally alongside Jessica Tandy, his wife of over fifty years.

James T. Berryman

James Thomas Berryman (June 8, 1902 – August 12, 1971) was an American political cartoonist who won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning. Born in Washington, D.C., Berryman was the son of Clifford Berryman, also a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist. The two Berrymans are the only parent-child pair to win Pulitzer Prizes in the same category.

Joshua Logan

Joshua Lockwood Logan III (October 5, 1908 – July 12, 1988) was an American stage and film director and writer.

List of awards and nominations for the musical South Pacific

South Pacific is considered to be one of the greatest Broadway musicals. The musical premiered in 1949 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1950. The show was a critical and box office hit and has since enjoyed many successful revivals and tours, also spawning a 1958 film and other adaptations.

The original Broadway production won ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Libretto, and it is the only musical production ever to have won all four Tony Awards for acting. The 2008 Broadway revival was a strong success, winning numerous theatre awards. Its seven Tonys included Best Musical Revival. Sher and Szot also won Tonys, and the production won in all four design categories, also receiving nominations for choreography and for the performances of O'Hara, Burstein and Ables Sayre. It also won five Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical Revival. The late Robert Russell Bennett was recognized that season for "his historic contribution to American musical theatre in the field of orchestrations, as represented on Broadway this season by Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific."

Oliver Waterman Larkin

Oliver Waterman Larkin (August 17, 1896, Medford, Massachusetts – December 17, 1970) was an American art historian and educator. He won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book Art and Life in America.

Saugus High School (Massachusetts)

Saugus High School is an American public secondary school located in Saugus, Massachusetts.

The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition. It was founded in 1908 as a daily newspaper by Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of the Church of Christ, Scientist. As of 2011, the print circulation was 75,052.According to the organization's website, "the Monitor's global approach is reflected in how Mary Baker Eddy described its object as 'To injure no man, but to bless all mankind.' The aim is to embrace the human family, shedding light with the conviction that understanding the world's problems and possibilities moves us towards solutions." The Christian Science Monitor has won seven Pulitzer Prizes and more than a dozen Overseas Press Club awards."

The Consul

The Consul is an opera in three acts with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, his first full-length opera.

Van Doren

Van Doren is a toponymic surname of Dutch origin and a variation of Van Doorn. Notable people with the surname include:

Carl Clinton Van Doren (1885–1950), Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, brother of Mark Van Doren

Charles Van Doren (1926–2019), quiz show contestant, professor and Encyclopædia Britannica editor, son of Mark Van Doren

Dorothy Van Doren (1896–1993), American novelist, wife of Mark Van Doren

Howard Van Doren Shaw (1869–1926), American architect

Irita Bradford Van Doren (1891–1966), American literary figure and editor of the New York Herald Tribune, wife of Carl Clinton Van Doren

Philip Van Doren Stern (1900–1984), American author and Civil War historian

Mamie Van Doren (b. 1931), American actress

Mark Van Doren (1894–1972), Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and critic, brother of Carl Clinton Van Doren

Paul Van Doren (b. 1930), American businessman

Sally Van Doren, American poet

Alexander Van Doren

William Crouch

William or Bill Crouch may refer to:

William W. Crouch (born 1941), U.S. army general

William Forest Crouch (1904–1968), American director and writer of film

Bill Crouch (1910s pitcher) (1886–1945), Major League Baseball pitcher

Bill Crouch (1940s pitcher) (1910–1980), Major League Baseball pitcher

Bill Crouch (photographer), won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Photography

William Crouch, birth name of Scottish philosopher William MacAskill (born 1987).

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