Introducing Borne and his Cartoons

From July 2, 1907 to August 8, 1928, Willis “Billy” Borne worked as the cartoonist for the Asheville Citizen newspaper.

Averaging over 280 cartoons a year, Borne composed over 6,000 cartoons in the course of his career.

This exhbit tells the story of the man, his artistry, and the remarkable contribution he made to Asheville history.

Click the links to the right to take a journey through the life and times of Billy Borne.