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Political Cartoon Collection

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption

Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed corruption
" Who stole the peoples money? Twas him" cartoon about Tammany Hall scandal, 1871. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: President Tafts antitrust policies cartooned, 1911

President Tafts antitrust policies cartooned, 1911
Cartoon about antitrust actions of Attorney General Wickersham and President Taft, 1911. Digitally colored woodcut

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Reconstruction upholding equal rights, 1868

Reconstruction upholding equal rights, 1868
Reconstruction depicted as equal rights reform, 1868. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Cartoon protesting Jeffersons trade embargo, 1807

Cartoon protesting Jeffersons trade embargo, 1807
Cartoon protesting the Embargo Act passed by President Thomas Jefferson in 1807 Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Thomas Nast cartoon about government corruption, 1877

Thomas Nast cartoon about government corruption, 1877
To the victor belong the spoils, a satire on civil service, showing Andrew Jackson statue riding a hog, 1877. Hand-colored woodcut of a Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Cartoon about literacy tests in the South, 1870s

Cartoon about literacy tests in the South, 1870s
" The blakman orter be eddikated afore he kin vote with us wites" - cartoon about literacy tests, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: PPRE2A-00146

PPRE2A-00146
Cartoon showing President Andrew Jackson as King Andrew the First. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: President Taft and Senator La Follette cartoon, 1911

President Taft and Senator La Follette cartoon, 1911
Cartoon of President Taft sharing the stage with Senator La Follette, 1911. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1911 illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903

Cuba becoming a market for US goods, 1903
Cuba addressing Uncle Sam, " I come to buy, not beg, sir, " 1903. Hand-colored woodcut of a W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: EVRV2A-00083

EVRV2A-00083
" Unite or Die" snake cartoon, a plea for American colonies opposition to British policies, 1750s. Hand-colored woodcut of an 18th century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: PART2A-00045

PART2A-00045
" To the victor belong the spoils" - Thomas Nast cartoon about Boss Tweed, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: PPRE2A-00091

PPRE2A-00091
President Theodore Roosevelt refusing to pay Colombia millions for Panama Canal rights, 1903. Hand-colored 1903 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Credit Mobilier cartoon during the Grant Administration, 1873

Credit Mobilier cartoon during the Grant Administration, 1873
" Injured innocents" cartoon about participants in the Credit Mobilier scandal. 1873. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Star Route scandal cartoon, 1881

Star Route scandal cartoon, 1881
Cartoon of a postmaster in the Star Route mail fraud scheme, 1881. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901

Judge Lynch burning justice, cartoon of 1901
Justice burned, entitled " Judge Lynchs Latest Victim, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 W.A. Rogers cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Progressive Movement cartoon, early 1900s

Progressive Movement cartoon, early 1900s
Progressive Republicans join old-fashioned Democrats to suprise Uncle Sam, early 1900s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 20th-century iluustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: GATL2A-00009

GATL2A-00009
Uncle Sam leading Cuba away from the Old World, saying, " That wicked man is going to gobble you up, my child, " 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: PVPR2A-00009

PVPR2A-00009
The original Gerrymander - Massachusetts towns formed into a salamander-shaped district. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Blacks crushed by prejudice and violence after emancipation

Blacks crushed by prejudice and violence after emancipation
Immigrant, a southerner, and a businessman combine to declare the US to be " a white mans government, " 1868. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: Voting rights cut away from a black Sampson, 1868

Voting rights cut away from a black Sampson, 1868
Southern Delilah cutting voting rights from a black Samson, 1868. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Thomas Nast cartoon

Background imagePolitical Cartoon Collection: BUSN2A-00165

BUSN2A-00165
Uncle Sam applying a steel cinch on the globe, a cartoon symbolizing the dominance of the American steel industry, 1901. Hand-colored woodcut of a 1901 illustration


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