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If they'll only be good

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Uncle Sam stands at center, gesturing to the left toward American soldiers boarding ships to return to America after defeating the Spanish in the Philippines, and gesturing to the right toward a group of matronly women, one labeled "Daughters of the Revolution," who have just arrived to educate the peoples of the Philippines. Caption: Uncle Sam--You have seen what my sons can do in war - now see what my daughters can do in peace.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Missionaries; Women; Soldiers; Imperialism; Philippines

Date: 1900-01-31

Pity the poor millionaire; - a sound stomach is rather to be chosen than great riches

Description:

Illustration showing a rich, frail old man sitting in a chair attending to his numerous social invitations while servants bring him medications for his health.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Millionaires; Health; Household employees

Date: 1900-03-28

Tammany's anti-trust game

Description:

Illustration showing Richard Croker as a laborer carrying a block of ice labeled "Ice Trust" and a sheet of paper "N.Y Dock privileges;" he cries out, "Stop thief," while himself being pursued by an angry mob of citizens.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Ice industry; Corruption; Municipal officials and employees; New York (State); Tammany Hall; Croker, Richard, 1843-1922

Date: 1900-05-30

C├Žsar up to date

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Illustration shows New York City Mayor Van Wyck drowning in a sea of ice blocks labeled "Ice Trust;" Richard Croker, holding a life preserver labeled "Tammany Machine Power," is swimming toward him. Caption: Help me, Cassius, or I sink!



Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Ice industry; Monopolies; Corruption; Mayors; New York (State)--New York; Tammany Hall; Croker, Richard, 1843-1922; Van Wyck, Robert Anderson, 1849-1918

Date: 1900-06-27

One reason in four tableaux

Description:

Illustration shows four scenes related to New York City residents: in the upper left, "August in Madison Ave." showing the well-to-do leaving town to beat the summer heat; in the upper right, "August in Mulligan Alley" showing the working class suffering from the summer heat; in the lower left, "The 'better element' in his element" showing wealthy men relaxing in comfort at the shore; and in the lower right, "The ward politician making 'dives' popular" showing a local politician handing out free tickets to mothers and children at popular middle class beaches and amusement parks. Caption: Why the "better element" never happens to get a popular vote in New York City.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Politicians; Social classes; Rich people; Employees; City and town life; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1900-08-22

Impudence

Description:

Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan offering his small, ineffective umbrella labeled "16 to 1," "Anti-trust," and "Anti-Expansion," to a woman labeled "Columbia" who is carrying a more effective umbrella labeled "Prosperity." Caption: Bryan. -- Won't you come under my umbrella?

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Columbia (Symbolic character); Political parties--Platforms; Presidents--Election; Umbrellas; Rain and rainfall; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1900-09-05

To save the American girl

Description:

Illustration shows a customs official ushering a royal tramp on board a steamer as a wealthy American woman, with thoughts of a royal wedding, holds up a bag full of money. Caption: Deport the vagrant nobleman as we deport other vagrants.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Nobility; Rich people; Marriage proposals; Tramps; Customs administration--Officials and employees

Date: 1900-12-05

The theatrical manager's bunco-game, and how he works it

Description:

Illustration shows at center a theater manager, his hands and pockets stuffed with money; around him are four scenes showing how he manages a scam to extort higher prices for the theater tickets, using scalpers (called "Speculators") and by bribing the police. A fifth scene shows how the public can change this practice, by not attending the theater productions. Caption: The manager the real culprit.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Ticket scalping; Corruption; Theatrical producers and directors; Theater audiences; Avarice; New York (State)--New York

Date: 1900-12-19

Into society via the "Walledoff"

Description:

Illustration shows through a series of vignettes, a rural family arriving in the city to stay at the "Walledoff," a fashionable hotel. The patriarch of the family repeatedly mistakes each encounter for something grander than its appearance.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: City and town life; Country life; Upper class; Hotels; Employees; Swindlers and swindling; Families

Date: 1901-01-30

A misunderstanding

Description:

Illustration showing the British Lion, wearing a military uniform, aghast by the tattered look of a female figure labeled "Peace," her clothing torn, head and left arm bandaged, and walking with a crutch, the dove at her feet looks plucked. In the background is a sign stating "The last Boer ditch" stuck in ground labeled "South Africa." Caption: Great Britain. -- Didn't you tell them the war was over? Peace. -- "Yes; - and they immediately filled me full of lead; - said it was only a rumor of war!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: South African War (1899-1902); Peace; Lion; Wounds and injuries; Great Britain

Date: 1901-02-20

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