Biographical Note: Robert W. Engbring was born on June 12, 1918 in Iron Mountain, Michigan. He attended Marquette University from 1938 to 1941 and graduated with a bachelor's of philosophy in Journalism. From 1941 to 1942, Engbring was sports writer for the Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter and state correspondent with various news agencies, including the Milwaukee Journal, the Chicago Tribune, and the Associated Press. During World War II, Engbring served as a flight instructor in the army reserve. He had several different careers during his life: advertising manager, marketing director, public relations director, and faculty member in Marquette University's College of Journalism from 1968. Engbring earned his master of arts from Marquette University in 1970 and his doctorate from Laurence University in 1972. He died on August 15, 2001.
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Scope and Content: The collection consists of several scrapbooks that Robert W. Engbring likely assembled for a Journalism class project at Marquette University. The books contain World War II-related newspaper clippings and political cartoons. The collection also contains World War II-related magazines, song books, and miscellaneous publications.