Photo, Print, Drawing Congress - 14th Amendment 2nd section / Kemble.
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- Congress - 14th Amendment 2nd section / Kemble.
- Cartoon shows Congress as a fat man asleep in a hammock labeled "Law Enforcement." A broken blunderbuss, labeled "14th Amendment, 2nd Section," lies at his feet. A small black boy walks by holding a drum, but an elephant cautions, "Don't wake him up!" The second section of the 14th Amendment provided for reducing a state's apportionment in Congress if the state prevented any male from voting for any reason other than participation in a rebellion or other crime. There was agitation by various black groups in the early years of the 20th Century to enforce it, but no serious attempts by the Republican-led Congress were made. Kemble was a prolific cartoonist and illustrator, best known for his portrayal of African Americans.
- Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933, artist
Created / Published
- - United States.--Congress--1900-1910
- - Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )--1900-1910
- - United States.--Constitution.--14th Amendment--1900-1910
- - Republican elephant (Symbolic character)--1900-1910
- - African Americans--Civil rights--1900-1910
- - African Americans--Children--1900-1910
- - Suffrage--United States--1900-1910
- Cartoons (Commentary)--American--1900-1910.
- Ink drawings--American--1900-1910.
- Periodical illustrations--American--1900-1910.
- Periodical illustrations--American--1900-1910
- Cartoons (Commentary)--American--1900-1910
- Ink drawings--American--1900-1910
- - Title from item.
- - (DLC/PP-2001:055-4)
- - Forms part of: Art Wood Collection of Caricature and Cartoon (Library of Congress).
- - Exhibited: "The Civil Rights Act of 1964 : A Long Struggle for Freedom" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., March 2015 - January 2016.
- - Unprocessed in WOOD/Kemble.306
- - Sources: FindLaw: U.S. Constitution: Fourteenth Amendment: Annotations, p. 36 [on-line]; Washington post, Feb. 19, 1902, p. 3; Dec. 19, 1904, p. 9; World encyclopedia of cartoons, p. 332-33 ljr
- 1 drawing : ink and scraping out over graphite underdrawing ; 22 x 26.5 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2001:055-4 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsca 07161 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07161
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- LC-DIG-ppmsca-07161 (digital file from original drawing)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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Kemble, E. W. , Artist. Congress - 14th Amendment 2nd section / Kemble. United States, 1902. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004679121/.
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Kemble, E. W. (1902) Congress - 14th Amendment 2nd section / Kemble. United States, 1902. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004679121/.
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Kemble, E. W. , Artist. Congress - 14th Amendment 2nd section / Kemble. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004679121/>.