Louis Slobodkin (1903-1975) was an artist and illustrator and writer of books for children. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for Many Moons. The collection contains artwork, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia.
Kurt Werth (1896-1983), a leading illustrator of books for children, was born in Leipzig, Germany. Werth illustrated for a number of magazines, newspapers and books in Germany and the Unites States. The collection is comprised of artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, wood blocks used for printing, art supplies, and other written materials.