Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Malenkov: But you've got this compensation, you live in the worker's paradise 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Soviet leader Malenkov lecturing to a Russian on the relative cost of a dozen eggs (in terms of minutes of labor) in the United States, Britain, France, and the USSR. The cost in the USSR is far greater than in the other three countries with the US being the lowest. With the caption, comments ironically on the comparative standard...
    • Contributor: Batchelor, Clarence Daniel
    • Date: 1953
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    That we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain ... 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Uncle Sam laying a Memorial Day wreath on a large tomb bearing an inscription from Lincoln's Gettysburg Address reading, "That we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1941
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    The juggler must be getting nervous 1 drawing. | World War II cartoon shows Hitler as a juggler, juggling vases labeled "Internal Unrest," "Russian Front," "Italian Front," and "Bombing of Germany." A shattered vase, labeled "Hope of Split among the Allies," lies at his feet. In the corner lies Mussolini, who says bitterly, "And that's not the first thing Der Fuehrer has dropped either." By November 1943, things were not...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1943
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    The Genoa Game 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a baseball game featuring the countries of Europe, with Germany as the catcher, France as the batter, Russia as the pitcher, and British Prime Minister Lloyd George as the umpire. The catcher and pitcher are arguing forcefully while the umpire shouts, "Play ball!" Uncle Sam and the cartoonist's small signature bear, holding a score card, watch from outside the...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1922
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    Uncle Sam'll be more inclined to help if you'll change tools 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows United States Ambassador to Great Britain Alanson B. Houghton admonishing a battered soldier (labeled Europe) who has a bandaged leg and head and a patch over one eye. The soldier is armed with both a sword and a gun and sits on a box of ammunition. At his feet lie several farm implements. Houghton says, "Uncle Sam'll be more...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1925
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    Halloween 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows two children (labeled "Irreconcilable") cowering in fright at the sight of a large Jack-o-lantern labeled "U.S. Participation in Reparations Inquiry." They cry, "It's the League!" The Irreconcilables were Senators who had led the fight to keep the United States out of the League of Nations. During the 1920s they continued to strongly oppose any participation of the United States...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1923
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    [Senators Johnson and McCormick trying to stop Uncle Sam] 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Senators Hiram Johnson and Medill McCormick trying to stop Uncle Sam by digging in their heels and hanging on to his coattails. Uncle Sam ignores them as he strides along, holding an umbrella and a sign reading "Participation in Reparations Inquiry." The cartoonist's signature small bear struggles to keep up. Johnson and McCormick were among the leaders of the...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1924
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    Boys, you've gotta gimme credit! : I lost heavily but I've paid! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Dame Democracy, a little old-fashioned lady used by Berryman to represent the Democratic Party, sitting in a chair holding a paper reading "Receipt in Full for 1924 Compaign Debts." She smiles broadly despite a bruised and battered face. Around her on the floor are papers indicating that France, Belgium and Italy are planning to take steps to resume payment...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1925
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    An object lesson for American Labor 1 drawing. | World War II cartoon shows a dejected working man (labeled "Labor under the Axis") in chains, sitting on a stool. Around him lie torn sheets of paper reading "Rights of Labor," "Social Legislation," and "Trade Union Charters." Labor agitation of any kind was harshly suppressed in the countries controlled by the Axis powers after the start of the war. In the...
    • Contributor: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy
    • Date: 1941
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    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
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    Whistling to keep their courage up 1 drawing. | Cartoon showing men, wearing crowns and capes, in "war jungle," singing "We can't lose!", "We're certain to win!", etc.
    • Contributor: Bradley, Luther Daniels
    • Date: 1915
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    [Military tank rolling over World War I graveyard] 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Combes, Willard (Willard Wetmore)
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    It's mighty heavy, Uncle, but you can't put it down now 1 drawing. | Cartoon showing Uncle Sam carrying the letters NATO on his shoulders.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1966
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    You'd better keep them both! 1 drawing. | Cartoon showing arm of Uncle Sam holding umbrella "nuclear power" over man "Europe," who is dropping umbrella "NATO."
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1966
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    The debate gets under way 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a politician urging "Trade, Not Aid" and arguing that the U.S. should "Buy from Europe and ease the load on the U.S. tax payer" to an enthusiastic audience. The speaker's follow-on statement that this will call for adjustment of tariff policies evokes cries of dismay citing "Competition" and "Protection" from the same audience. In March 1953, a presidential commission...
    • Contributor: Dowling, Daniel Blair
    • Date: 1953
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    What a perfect setting! 1 drawing. | Cartoon showing vulture marked "Communism" sitting on "Soviet Russia" and looking toward "Europe," which is strewn with dead bodies.
    • Contributor: Egli, Leo
    • Date: 1939
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    European goods and high tariff 1 drawing : color. | Cartoon shows a "High Tariffs" wall between the United States and Europe blocking the admission of a huge pile of "European Goods" into the U.S. Meanwhile, a hole allows the admission of U.S. "Foreign Aid" dollars into Europe. A European worker sitting on top of the pile gives a Gallic shrug, while Joe Stalin in the background smiles. Reflects...
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1952
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    "Boy! Smell that air!" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows mountain climbers (labeled "Tariff Hikers") enjoying the air on top of the mountain of "High Tariffs," while their climbing rope strangles a dangling figure labeled "Europe's Economy." Reflects the fears of Europeans and of American foreign policy experts that American proposals to raise tariffs will retard European economic recovery and endanger the free world.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1952
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    [Commodore Vanderbilt] 1 drawing. | Caricature of Cornelius Vanderbilt filling bag with money, and receiving gifts of medals from kings of Austria, Italy, Spain, Russia, etc.
    • Contributor: Graetz, F. (Friedrich) - Graetz, F. (Friedrich), Approximately 1840-Approximately 1913
    • Date: 1875
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    Undermining again 1 drawing : graphite, India ink, opaque white and blue pencil over graphite underdrawing ; 36.9 x 29.2 cm (sheet) | Cartoon shows a cannon labeled "Free World Defense" sitting on a cliff, whose base is being chipped away by a hammer and sickle labeled "Peace Offensive." Expresses the view that the peace propaganda issued by the Soviet Union is undercutting the efforts of...
    • Contributor: Hesse, Don
    • Date: 1952
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    Hard scrabble road 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Uncle Sam scrambling over rocky terrain toward a sign pointing "To a Foreign Debt Settlement." The cartoon comments on the difficulties faced by the United States in collecting repayment of foreign loans after the economies of the European countries were hurt by the Depression. After December 1932, repayment of these loans was virtually suspended.
    • Contributor: Kirby, Rollin
    • Date: 1933
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    With his head in the clouds? 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a man (labeled "Western Powers") walking along smiling with his head in a cloud (labeled "Russian 'Peace Gestures'"). In his path is a banana peel labeled "Defense Let-Up." In the early 1950s, as the Russians made various proposals to reduce Cold War hostilities, the NATO nations reduced their rate of rearmament. The cartoon suggests that it would be dangerous...
    • Contributor: Marcus, Edwin
    • Date: 1952
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    The rainbow! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a beautiful young woman in a ragged dress (labeled "Europe"), on the ground, looking up in wonder at a rainbow, made up of ranks of American troops, extending from America to Europe. Suggests that there is hope for Europe, now that the United States has entered World War I on the side of the Allies. The first American troops...
    • Contributor: Marcus, Edwin
    • Date: 1917
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    "Moving again!" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a giant snail drawn as a tank with a helmet for a shell (labeled "European Army") that is just beginning to move. A figure with a globe head (labeled "Free World") watches happily. In the early days of the Cold War, the United States hoped that the European countries would combine their armies to confront the Soviet threat, but...
    • Contributor: Marcus, Edwin
    • Date: 1950
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    Dr. Frankenstein and his monster 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a monster composed of tanks, planes, and shells (labeled "Blitzkrieg") advancing on a frightened Hitler. The caption refers to the monster who turned on his creator in the novel, "Frankenstein," by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The blitzkrieg (or "lightning war"), used with great effect by the Germans in the early days of World War II, combined devastating air attacks with...
    • Contributor: Marcus, Edwin
    • Date: 1944