Q: My grandfather, Clyde White, was an early artist who drew Mickey Mouse for Walt Disney — probably in the mid to late 1930s (but not sure of the exact dates). Do you have any record of my grandfather? Maybe a picture or something showing his name? It would be really great to see this!
Farida, Long Beach, California
A [Dave Smith]: Clyde R. White was in training as an animator at the Disney Studio beginning on May 26, 1939, but he left on July 8 of that year before being given a full-time job.