Photo, Print, DrawingA thrilling incident during voting,--18th Ward, Philadelphia, Oct. 11 1 print on wove paper : lithograph ; 21.7 x 29.2 cm (image), 29.1 x 33.3 cm (sheet) | Print shows an emotionally charged condemnation of the Copperheads or Peace Democrats and their support of reconciliation with the Confederacy. In a scene at a polling place an old man (right) is approached by a "Copperhead" vote distributor, who thrusts a ticket at him, saying,...
- Contributor: Harley, Joseph S.
- Date: 1864
Photo, Print, DrawingThe Freedman's Bureau! An agency to keep the Negro in idleness at the expense of the white man. Twice vetoed by the President, and made a lawy by Congress. Support Congress & ... 1 print : woodcut on wove paper ; 45.5 x 58.1 cm. (image) | One in a series of racist posters attacking Radical Republicans on the issue of black suffrage, issued during the Pennsylvania gubernatorial election of 1866. (See also "The Constitutional Amendment!," no. 1866-5.) The series advocates the election of Hiester Clymer, who ran for governor on a white-supremacy platform, supporting President Andrew...
- Date: 1866