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Prosperity and the flag

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"Prosperity and the Flag" is a song book created for Company A, based in Rochester, New York. The lyrics show support for President William McKinley.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Presidents--Election--Songs and music; Presidents--Public opinion; Antitrust law--Political aspects; Silver question; Imperialism; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904

Date: 1880-1900

The slush will have to stay

Description:

Illustration shows a sleepy Uncle Sam wearing a robe and standing in the snow marked with "$" at the foot of snow-covered steps, with the "U.S. Treasury" in the background; he is handing a shovel labeled "Repeal of the Silver Coinage Law" to a diminutive man labeled "Buckner" with papers in his pocket labeled "Chairman Coinage Com." who refuses to take it, saying he'll come back later. Liberty observes from a window behind Uncle Sam. Caption: Buckner "Not just now - I'll see you later!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Snow; Snow removal; Shovels; Silver question; Federal government--Officials and employees; Buckner, Aylett, 1828-1864

Date: 1884-01-02

Democracy's disastrous egg-dance

Description:

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Democracy" wearing a blindfold labeled "Stupidity" being pushed by Samuel J. Randall toward a chair labeled "Presidenti[al] Chair," with several eggs in the way on the ground, they are labeled "Honest Naval Appropriation, Civil Service Reform, Honest River - Harbor Appropriation, Economy, Anti-Silver Coinage, National Banking System, Tariff Reform, [and] Prompt Legislation," two of the eggs are broken. Among a group of men laughing, in the background on the right, are John Logan, John Sherman, and William D. Kelley.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Political parties--Platforms; Tariff; Civil service reform; Silver question; Eggs; Dance; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Carlisle, John Griffin, 1835-1910; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890; Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890; Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909; Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

Date: 1884-04-09

Foes in his path - the herculean task before our next president

Description:

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland as Hercules carrying a large club labeled "Honest Legislation," encountering a group of troublemakers along the "Administration Road" to "Success" seen in the distant background. Among the problems to be dealt with are a "Rotten Navy" represented by a two-headed hydra labeled "Robeson" and "Roach" holding a club labeled "Lobby," an old man labeled "Mormonism" with many wives dangling from his belt, Jay Gould labeled "Land Grabber" holding a club labeled "Monopoly" and carrying a sack with papers labeled "R. R. Land Grab, U. Pacific Land Grab, [and] Land Grab," a stereotypical Jewish man wearing a top hat labeled "Bankrupt" and holding papers labeled "List of Preferred Creditors," a vulture labeled "High Tariff" and "Over-Production" sitting next to the prostrate body of a man whose hat, labeled "Labor," has fallen on a nearby rock, and two men, one labeled "Cuba" holding a paper that states "Please Help a Poor Man with a Treaty" and the other labeled "Mexico" holding a paper that states "Please Help Poor Mexico with a Treaty," a snake labeled "Silver Swindle" among the rocks, and a man in the background labeled "To the Victor Belong the Spoils" holding a club.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Civil service reform; Corruption; Patronage, Political; Monopolies; Polygamy; Silver question; International relations; Tariff; Vultures; Pleading; Hercules (Roman mythology); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Roach, John, 1813-1887; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897

Date: 1885-02-18

Help refused

Description:

Illustration shows a woman labeled "Business Interests" drowning in a pond of silver coins labeled "85 cents"; she is wearing waterwings labeled "Patent Air-Bladder" and "Life Preserver", also "Makeshift Silver Certificate" and "85-Cent Legal Tender Dollar", from which air is escaping through several punctures. The U.S. Capitol is in the background and a long line of congressmen are departing "Homeward."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Silver question--Government policy; Life preservers; Finance, Public; Business enterprises; Lakes; United States. Congress; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Date: 1885-03-11

Gulliver-Cleveland takes possession of the enemy's fleet and deprives them of their strength

Description:

Illustration shows President Cleveland as Gulliver with a rope labeled "Good Policy" tied to the ships of the "Republican Party" and pulling them toward the opposite shore where a group of men. Among them Ambassador Samuel S. Cox, Thomas A. Hendricks, Samuel J. Randall, and Charles A. Dana, wait beneath a banner labeled "Democracy" with the United States Capitol on a hill behind them; on the Republican shore are William M. Evarts, Whitelaw Reid, James G. Blaine, John Logan, and others.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Gulliver (Fictitious character); Civil service reform; Silver question; Tariff; Political parties--Platforms; Sailing ships; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

Date: 1885-06-17

Our good ship "National Credit" in danger from a silver-spout

Description:

Illustration shows the bow of a ship approaching a waterspout labeled "80ct $" and "$2,000,000 a Month," and a shark labeled "Panic." Along the side of the ship are President Cleveland as captain, and several men, all unidentified, but may include George F. Edmunds, William M. Evarts, William F. Vilas, Edward L. Hedden, John Sherman, and Augustus Garland, among others. They are about to fire a gun labeled "Repeal of Silver Coinage Act" to break up the waterspout. Caption: Captain Cleveland "Fire that gun, boys - it's the only way to break it!".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Silver question; Waterspouts; Sailing ships; Sharks; Debts, Public; Financial crises; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Vilas, William F. (William Freeman), 1840-1908; Hedden, Edward Long, 1828-1893; Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899

Date: 1885-12-16

Snowed in

Description:

Illustration shows Puck offering an "Anti Silver Coinage" snow shovel to William M. Evarts during a snowstorm that is depositing silver coins on the grounds of the U. S. Capitol and the Department of Treasury building, where a group of men labeled "Warner, Vance, Beck, Pugh, Eustis, Jones, Manning, Edmunds, [Mc]Pherson, [and] Bland" are gathering up coins for a snowball fight. Uncle Sam is caught in the storm on the right, whereas on the left and to the west, a "Twenty Dollars" gold piece sets like the sun over a prosperous and expanding nation, between them are "Closed" snowbound factories. Caption: Puck - "Now, Mr. Evarts, New York expects you to take right hold and help shovel Uncle Sam out of this silver trouble."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Silver question; Monetary policy; Snow removal; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Washington (D.C.); Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Beck, James B. (James Burnie), 1822-1890; Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; Pugh, James L. (James Lawrence), 1820-1907; Eustis, James B. (James Biddle), 1834-1899; Jones, Aquilla, 1836-1888; Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887; McPherson, John R. (John Rhoderic), 1833-1897; Bland, Richard Parks, 1835-1899

Date: 1886-01-20

The Administration sawmill

Description:

Illustration shows President Cleveland standing next to a large "Reform Buzz-Saw" labeled "Pat. 1884 by G. Cleveland" at a sawmill, where three members of his cabinet "Manning, Whitney, [and] Bayard" are milling lumber labeled "For the Improvement of the Custom House" and "Props for the Navy"; a carpenter's square labeled "Honesty" rests against some boards at Cleveland's feet. A group of newspaper editors, congressmen, and a dog labeled "Blaine's Pup" has entered on the left, among them are "Dana, McLean, Vance, Eustis, Reid, Beck, Evarts, Sherman, Medill, [and] Edmunds." They are standing just outside the "Secretarys Office" where Daniel S. Lamont is sitting; through the open door is visible a wagon loaded with large logs labeled "Mormon Question, Silver Question, Tariff Ques, [and] Coast Defences." Caption: Foreman Cleveland (kindly but firmly) "Boys, don't monkey with the buzz-saw!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents; Civil service reform; Tariff; Silver question; Sawmills; Circular saws; Lumber trade; Coast defenses; Mormons; United States. Congress; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Lamont, Daniel Scott, 1851-1905; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; McLean, John Roll, 1848-1916; Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Beck, James B. (James Burnie), 1822-1890; Eustis, James B. (James Biddle), 1834-1899; Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899

Date: 1886-02-03

Rough on the eagle!

Description:

William M. Steward, on the left, and William McKinley, on the right, have a strangle-hold on a bald eagle that has a stars and stripes shield on its breast. They are plucking its feathers and stuffing them into large bags labeled "Silver Grab Bag" and "Tariff Grab Bag."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Silver question; Eagles; Feathers; Strangling; Stewart, William M. (William Morris), 1827-1909; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1893-08-23

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