Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    What, no fairway? 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows President Eisenhower attempting to hit his golf ball from a rough labeled "High Taxes," "Big Spending," and "Truman Seedlings," while his caddie (John Q. Public) suggests that people may think he prefers this terrain to the fairway. The cartoonist suggests that the President may not be doing all he should to fulfill his campaign promises to cut government spending...
    • Contributor: Barrow, Henry (Henry C.)
    • Date: 1953
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    What? no happy ending? 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows John Q. Public watching an old-fashioned melodrama in which the Villain (labeled "Deficit Spending") kidnaps the Heroine (labeled "Administration") while the bound and gagged Hero (labeled "Economy Crusade") watches helplessly. Accuses the Eisenhower Administration of forsaking its campaign pledges to promote economy in government and reduce spending.
    • Contributor: Barrow, Henry (Henry C.)
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mister Eisenhower says "Howdy" 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Combes, Willard (Willard Wetmore)
    • Date: 1952
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    But how much rest? 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Eisenhower in the pose of Rodin's "The Thinker" sitting on a mountain peak labeled "Vacation in Colorado" contemplating a page labeled "Inescapable Problems and Responsibilities." Suggests that the President will have little rest and recreation during his August 1953 vacation.
    • Contributor: Costello, Jerry
    • Date: 1953
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    Now or never 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib
    • Date: 1962
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    I did say I would do anything for peace 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib
    • Date: 1960
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    Go forth -- and say it isn't so! 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1958
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    I haven't even shot the rabbit yet! 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1954
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    Just stand pat and everything will be all right! 1 drawing. | Konrad Adenauer speaking to Dwight Eisenhower, who is seated at desk, with two daggers "Berlin question" and "German reunification" hanging over his head.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1954
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hitting a new low 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1952
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    Meeting the issue head-on in Chicago 1 drawing.
    • Contributor: Crockett, Gib - Washington Star Syndicate
    • Date: 1952
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    "Let's don't forget where we buried it!" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows former President Eisenhower, former Vice President Richard Nixon and the GOP elephant burying a hatchet labeled "Forego Criticism of Administration during the Berlin Crisis." With the caption, suggests that Republican support for the Kennedy Administration during the 1961 Berlin Crisis did not imply continuing support for future political issues.
    • Contributor: Dowling, Daniel Blair
    • Date: 1961
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    It's getting so you can't get a good night's sleep anymore 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Communist leader Stalin (labeled "Moscow") and an aide as cowboys sleeping out on the wide open spaces. Stalin is awake chain- smoking cigarettes (labeled "Troubles at Home"). Meanwhile, in the background, Eisenhower is seen galloping away with their horses (labeled "Initiative"). Provides an optimistic view of the outlook for American international relations based on the purges going on in...
    • Contributor: Dowling, Daniel Blair
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The sweater boy with his letter 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows the GOP elephant wearing a collegiate sweater (labeled "Eisenhower Boom," "Hand knit by Gov. Dewey, Sen. Lodge, etc.") dancing on a drum labeled "GOP." A spectator (labeled "Voter"), carrying a 1952 pennant, looks on. Comments on the enthusiasm showed by the electorate for General Dwight D.Eisenhower who had the backing of the liberal wing of the Republican Party in...
    • Contributor: Duffy, Edmund
    • Date: 1952
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Number one boy 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a huge tattered grotesque Oriental figure (labeled "The Vast Problem of Asia") looming over the White House desk and chair labled "Reserved for President Eisenhower, Jan. 20th." Comments on the continuing problems in Korea, Indochina, Japan, Tibet, etc. awaiting the attention of the new President.
    • Contributor: Duffy, Edmund
    • Date: 1953
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    There seems to be a tide in the affairs of elephants, too! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows the GOP elephant in a barrel floating on a stormy sea riding a wave labeled "1952" and carrying a flag labeled "Ike." A bell on a buoy rings out in the foreground. Referring to Shakespeare's prediction in Julius Caesar ("There is a tide in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune."), comments on...
    • Contributor: Duffy, Edmund
    • Date: 1952
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    Here -- we've nothing to lose but our chains 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows President Eisenhower offering Russian leader Malenkov a giant key (labeled "Real Peace Moves") to be used to unlock the chains encircling the globe. Reflects approval of the President's April 1953 "Chance for Peace" speech, made in response to Soviet peace overtures after Stalin's death.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    "I've got the ball -- I'm lookin for the caddy" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows President Eisenhower on the golf course looking for his caddy, personified by the GOP elephant, who is relaxing behind a tree with a golf bag labeled "GOP Support" at his side. Indicates the President's frustration when the conservative members of his own party failed to support his program. Also reflects Eisenhower's fondness for golf.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    "May I have your autograph?" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows golfer Ben Hogan and President Eisenhower asking for each other's autograph. Reflects Hogan's great 1953 year in which he won the U.S. Open championship for the fourth time, as well as the Masters, the Pan-American Open, and the British Open. Also recognizes the prominence brought to the sport by the President who was an ardent player and fan.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    "Now keep your fingers crossed" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a dollar sign (labeled "Defense, Foreign Aid Stretch-Out") which has been stretched and pegged down around a globe. President Eisenhower, holding a mallet, tells Secretary of State John Foster Dulles to keep his fingers crossed. Expresses the hope that the spending cuts inaugurated by Eisenhower in the 1954 fiscal year budget would not endanger national security.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    S-S-Steady, I-Ike! 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a frightened elephant (labeled "GOP Desire for a Successful Administration") with an apple labeled "Korean War" on his head. Using the motif of the story of William Tell who shot an apple off his son's head, the cartoonist comments on Republican apprehensions as to how President Eisenhower might carry out his campaign pledge to try to end the war...
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    "This hole's easy -- wait'll y'see the rest of the course" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows President Eisenhower and the GOP elephant on the golf course in shoulder-high grass (labeled "Congressional Honeymoon"). Using the motif of the President's favorite sport, comments on the difficulties Eisenhower was having with Congress in the early days of his presidency in implementing his programs.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    "For he's a jolly good fellow!" 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows Eisenhower's efforts to lift barbells (labeled "Eisenhower Program") impeded by two fat Congressmen, sporting I Like Ike buttons, standing on the barbells, while they sing the President's praises. Reflects the difficulties faced by the President, who while personally popular, found his programs endangered by the same Congressmen who ostensibly supported him.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    Lay off, friends, lay off 1 drawing : color. | Cartoon shows President Eisenhower fleeing downhill from giant rolling "I Like Ike" buttons. Views the President's supporters as unreasonably demanding immediate action, just after his inauguration, on their special interests, e.g., end of the Korean War, balanced budget, and lower taxes.
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953
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    Among other things 1 drawing. | Cartoon shows a fanatical figure labeled "Self-Righteous Book Burner" holding aloft a Statue of Liberty type torch which has been used to set piles of books on fire. The figure wears an "I Hate Ike" button and carries a volume entitled "Ignorance." The cartoon comments on the efforts during the McCarthy era to remove books by Communist and left- wing authors...
    • Contributor: Fischetti, John R.
    • Date: 1953