Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Heartbreak Ridge 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows the despondent figure of Peace standing on a mountain in Korea amidst pages from a calendar for June through October. The caption (referring to one of the bloodiest battles of the Korean War) plus the cartoon comment on the months that have passed since armistice talks began in the summer of 1951.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Honey production crisis 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows bees mistaking golfers wearing loud floral shirts for flowers. Pokes fun at the colorful sport shirts worn by American men.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Boy, oh, boy! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a comic woman (labeled "Dame Rumor") standing on top of the Kremlin Wall snapping photographs and chortling with glee. Reflects satisfaction at reports of dissension coming from the Soviet Union after the death of Stalin in March 1953.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    This takes time 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows "The Dollar" taking a body building course using barbells labeled "Supply" and "Demand" under the supervision of the GOP elephant who warns it will take time. Reflects the general Republican mistrust of the old New Deal economic policies and approval of the new program of the Eisenhower Administration to end wage and price controls and tighten federal credit.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Favorite pipeline 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a man (labeled "Iran") manipulating the valves on a pipeline (labeled "Political Intrigue"), while a valve on another pipeline (labeled "Oil Settlement") gathers cobwebs. Questions the motives of the Iranian government of Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh in the dispute with the British over nationalization of Iranian oil fields and refineries.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Familiar metamorphosis 1 drawing. | A four-panel cartoon shows the world (pictured as a man with a globe head) watching as a rolling ball labeled "Resumed Truce Talks" gradually slows and turns into a snail. Expresses disappointment at the lack of progress of the Korean War armistice talks after almost two years.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Dark chapter 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a book labeled "The History of Mankind" opened at a chapter on "Joseph Stalin, 1879-1953." Drawn after the Soviet leader's death on March 5, 1953, the cartoon and caption express the cartoonist's view of how history will treat the life of the Russian leader.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Call of the wild 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows an empty dog collar and chain (labeled "Controls") in front of a doghouse labeled "U.S. Business." The dog peers out, attracted by a wolf (labeled "Price Boost Temptation") howling at the moon. Caption refers to Jack London's novel by the same name about a sled dog in the Yukon that escapes to join a pack of wolves. Expresses concern...
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bird watchers 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows the GOP elephant and the Democratic donkey making their 1952 plans while eyeing a dove of peace on a nearby tree. Suggests that the recently-announced Korean War cease-fire talks may impact the 1952 presidential elections.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1951
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Maybe we'd all feel better 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Adlai Stevenson carrying various placards indicating his lack of enthusiasm for the presidency, while one citizen suggests to John Q. Public that the solution is to vote Republican. Comments on Stevenson's reluctance to accept the Democratic nomination in 1952 and suggests approval of the Republican alternative.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The sky's the limit 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a newly-hatched chick (labeled "Atomic Fuel 'Breeding'") gazing up the mountain peaks (labeled "The Possibilities"). Expresses optimism about the prospects for the peaceful use of atomic energy opened up with announcement in June 1953 of the success of the experimental breeder reactor at Arco, Idaho.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Quite an AWOL problem 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a Soviet soldier standing on the Kremlin wall holding a long strip of paper labeled "Growing List of Refugees to the West." Reflects the increasing number of persons leaving the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe for the West. In particular, may refer to the flight of East Germans to West Berlin in the spring of 1953.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The part money can't buy 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a muscular arm (labeled "U.S. Military Aid") culminating in a faintly outlined arm (labeled "Europe's Will to Resist"). Reflects suspicion that the European members of NATO were not fully committed to repelling the Communist threat.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    "Good luck, pal!" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows the 1948 Pollster on crutches wishing good luck to the 1952 Pollster who is about to walk out on a limb. On the eve of the 1952 presidental election, recalls the fiasco in 1948 when the public opinion polls unanimously predicted the election of Thomas E. Dewey.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Keepers of the fire 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows two hooded figures labeled "Ignorance" and "Poverty" heaping wood on a fire labeled "Middle East Unrest." Views the tensions between Arab and Israeli and the international struggle over oil as exacerbated by the underlying social and economic situation.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    If only the traffic would match the car 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows stalled traffic below billboards advertising the latest fast cars. Comments that automobile technology is improving faster than the road system needed to support it.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nice place you got there! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows an enthusiastic GOP elephant leaping on to the shoulders of the Democratic donkey in his eagerness to see the headlines of the donkey's newspaper reading "White House Ready for Occupancy." Referring to the recent completion of the renovation of the White House, carried out by President Truman, expresses Republican eagerness to regain the presidency after 20 years in opposition.
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    How fathers have changed 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a father preparing his income tax and angrily instructing his son not to earn again as much as $600, no matter what Horatio Alger (the 19th century writer famous for promising success to young people who work hard) had to say. Pokes fun at the father, who is reacting to the income tax provision that required him to file...
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Democratic donkey and GOP elephant trip over buckets filled with mud] 1 drawing. | Two-panel cartoon shows the GOP elephant stumbling over a bucket (labeled "Hanna Case") after laughing at the Democratic donkey who has tripped over a bucket (labeled "Estes Case"). Compares the Democratic scandal involving Texas financial operator Billie Sol Estes and the federal farm program with the Republican scandal involving former Republican Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey and the Hanna Nickel...
    • Contributor: Bimrose, Art
    • Date: 1962