Lowell D. Thompson
Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Lowell D. Thompson is a Chicago-born,(Chicago's South Side) bred and based artist/writer/creative catalyst. Biography: Lowell thompson spent the first 35 years of his adulthood creating ads and commercials for many of the nation's biggest advertising agencies.He was one of the first African Americans hired in advertising when American companies finally opened themselves to 'unwhites' following the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the urban riots that followed.
|African Americans in Chicago
ISBN: 9780738588537 OCLC: 756576742 Arcadia Pub., Charleston, S.C. : ©2012.
|Lowell Thompson's "White folks" #1 :
ISBN: 0964761610 OCLC: 62196076 L. Thompson, [Chicago, Ill.?] : ©1996.