Lucille Webster Holling
(1900 - 1989)
Lucille Webster Holling was born on Dec. 8, 1900 in Valparaiso, Indiana. She attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, where she met Holling Clancy Holling.
She designed theatrical scenery and costumes, and drew for fashion publications. She married Holling in 1925; designed for drama dept. on the first University World Cruise, 1926-27; with Holling, produced national advertising art and foreign travel brochures; Lucille illustrated a number of books and together they illustrated textbooks; among the Hollings’s joint publications are The Book of Indians (1935) and The Book of Cowboys (1936); moved to California, and worked with her husband on books; in 1951 she designed and oversaw the construction of their studio residence in Pasadena. She died on 31 December 1989.
Book of Cowboys (1936)
Peter and Barbara Ann spend the summer on their uncle’s ranch and learn about cowboys firsthand.
The Book of Indians (1935)
Blending history and stories, this account of the American Indian has become a classic.
Little Buffalo Boy (1939)
A story about the plains Indians.
The life history of a hermit crab.
The Seabird follows the history of American seafaring.