Margaret Evans Price (March 20, 1888-November 20, 1973) born in Chicago, Illinois, is known for her work as an artist, illustrator, toy designer, and author of novels and children's books. Price was founder with her husband, Irving Price, and Herman G. Fisher of the Fisher-Price toy company during the 1930's. Her paintings have been exhibited at the Albright Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, and at the Museum of the New York Historical Society, which houses a permanent collection of her works. Price's children's books include Legends of the Seven Seas and Animals Marooned, and her novels for adults include Mirage and Night Must End.
The Margaret Evans Price papers contain illustrations in the form of tear sheets from American Girl Magazine and her published books
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[Identification of item], Margaret Evans Price Papers, Ax 735, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Or.
Tear sheets and Color prints
The Three Bears. Illustrator
The Pied Piper. Illustrator
Little Red Riding Hood. Illustrator
How Jack Found his Fortune. Illustrator
Enchantment Tales for Children. Author and illustrator
Once Upon a Time A Book of Old-Time Fairy Tales. Illustrator