Grover Page Cartoon Collection

Abstract

The Grover Page Cartoon Collection (dated 1939-1958, undated; 64.14 cubic feet; 91 boxes) consists of original political cartoons drawn by Grover Page the editorial cartoonist for the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Grover Page Cartoon Collection
Creator
Page, Grover, 1892-1958
Extent
64.14 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Editorial cartoonists
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into categories by subject:
Preferred Citation
2010ms006: [identification of item], Grover Page Collection, 1939-1958, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Grover Page (1892-1958) was an editorial cartoonist for the Louisville Courier-Journal from 1919 until his death in 1958. In addition to traditional pen and ink drawings, Page incorporated wood and linoleum cuts into his cartoons.
Scope and Content
The Grover Page Cartoon Collection (dated 1939-1958, undated; 64.14 cubic feet; 91 boxes) consists of original political cartoons drawn by Grover Page the editorial cartoonist for the Louisville Courier-Journal. Topics covered in the cartoons include United States politics, the Great Depression, and World War II.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

"ONE TRACK MIND";"BRITISH DRINK";"SWORD OF DEMOCRACY", 1948 November 27

  • Box 90, item A01
A likeness of Stalin with "Veto" printed on his forehead in large letters. ; Two bottles and a cup are drawn together; one bottle is labeled "Crown" and the other "Socialism." The cup is labeled "Nationalized Iron & Steel."; A hand is holding up a pitchfork with five tines labeled "Five Nations Union." The base of the cartoon is labeled "Europe."
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"FOOTBALL AND TURKEY";"LEFTOVERS";"BEAMING", 1948 November 25

  • Box 90, item A02
A turkey is flying over a football goal post.; A maid labeled U.N. is looking at a platter on which the words "Palestine," "Berlin" and "China" form the outline of a turkey carcass.; A Stalin figure is holding up a flashlight in the beam of which are the words "Russian Propaganda Beamed At The Far East."
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"TAKING A TANNING";"COOLIE WAR";"WRONG NUMBERS!", 1948 November 10

  • Box 90, item A03
A Truman figure is lying on a mat which is marked "Florida." One place is labeled "Key West."; A coolie is shown carrying two containers over his shoulders; one is labeled "Red Ambitions" and the other "Nationalist Ambitions."; A man labeled "Public Service Commission" is yelling into a telephone and the rays from his voice are labeled "Rate Boost."
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"RED ACE";"CANUTE";"'OH NO!'", 1948 November 20

  • Box 90, item A04
A hand is holding an ace card labeled "French Strikes"; the card has a hammer and sickle logo and is proffered toward an area termed "European Recovery."; A man labeled "Trygve Lie" has a crown on his head and is attempting to push back the waves which are labeled "Russia," "Britain," "France" and "U.S." He is standing on ground labeled "Berlin Crisis."; A boxer labeled "Consumer" is lying against the corner ropes in a boxing ring; at the bell there is a note reading: "Ford Reuther Another Round Prediction." ;
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"RUSSIAN BLOCKADE";"NOW SHE CAN HOLD HER HEAD UP!";"RED HOT", 1948 November 23

  • Box 90, item A05
Stalin is holding out a paper labeled "Russian Atom Control Plan" and a long arm labeled "U.N." has its hand up in rejection. A smiling woman labeled "U.N." is standing on a lighted spot in a black area as over her head are the crossing beams of two searchlights marked "Jewish Arab Cease Fire." Over an area labeled "France" an outline of a piece of coal is labeled "Coal Strike"; and in the flame beyond is the word "Communism.";;
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"BUT WHERE ARE THE BIRDS?" "EUREKA!";"SOMETHING'S ROTTEN", 1948 December 08

  • Box 90, item A06
A man labeled "Spy Hunter" is looking at a dog which is pointing to nothing and says "Doesn't He Point beautifully?" ; In the background is a ship labeled "Rendova Rescue" and in the foreground are two empty life rafts; one is labeled "C 54" and the other "Life Rafts."; A large bell jar labelled "Price Off Eggs" is filled with liquid; the surface of the liquid is marked "Retail Price" and at the bottom of the jar is the sign "Wholesale Dip."
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"DIRTY LINEN";"ROTTEN";"GOODWILL TOWARD MEN!", 1948 December 11

  • Box 90, item A07
Clothes labeled "Un American Activities Committee" are falling from a chute labeled "Unused Laundry Chute" into a basement by a washing machine.; A large, rotting pumpkin labeled "Spy Hunt Information" is leaking its inside contents which are labeled "Leaks To Certain Newspapers".; A paper labeled "World Bill Of Rights is stuffed into a stocking labeled "U. N." The stocking is hanging on one edge of a globe representing the earth.;
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"'A 'ELL OF A 'OLE'";"BULLSEYE";"HARVEST MOON", 1948 October 20

  • Box 90, item A08
A woman labeled U. N. is in a dug out as rockets fly above her. The exhaust from one rocket is labeled "Jewish Arab" and from the other "War."; A feather labeled "Community Chest" is sticking from the center of a practice target.; Over land labeled "Korea" an arm is holding a black sickle which is outlined against the moon labeled "Russian Troops Withdrawal." ;;;;
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"DOVE BAITING";"EXAMPLE";"OUR STAND", 1948 October 30

  • Box 90, item A09
A Stalin figure is holding a shotgun behind his back while he tosses feed for some circling doves; the land is labeled "Moscow." ; A figure labeled "Nazi War Atrocities" is hanging by his neck from a crossbar.; A figure labeled "Palestine Policy" is in the likeness of Uncle Sam and in the shape of a toy doll with weights at the base so that it cannot be tipped on its side.
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"HERE WE GO AGAIN", 1950 April 15

  • Box 22, item A10
A man carrying a hoe and surrounded with tools shovel, wheelbarrow, etc. is working in a garden labeled "The Garden of Eden"; he reaches down to pick up a worm and the worm says "Let's Go Fishin!"
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"KEEP 'EM GUESSING", 1954 April 14

  • Box 89, item A11
A flag labeled "State Department" flies over a building and rays of turmoil above the building are labeled "Corsi Ouster Affair."
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"IGNORING THE CALL", 1954 May 16

  • Box 89, item A12
A man labeled "Public" has a telephone receiver in his hand; the base of the phone is labeled "Mediation." From the receiver comes the statement: "They Do Not Answer."
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"WHAT'S SO RARE AS A DAY IN JUNE", 1954 June 09

  • Box 89, item A13
An angry looking duck is flapping its wings and running in the rain as it squawks "Quact's Quao Quare Quas Qua Quay Quin Quine."
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"CLEARING HIS DESK", 1957 August 07

  • Box 89, item A14
A man labeled "Wilson" is sitting at a desk labeled "Secretary Of Defense" and sweeping a pile of papers labeled "Civilian Employment Problems" into a waste basket.
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"HEARTBREAK RIDGE", 1954 August 31

  • Box 89, item A15
A figure with wings (like an angel's) has climbed to the top of one peak but faces yet a higher one; the hills are labeled "E.D.C."
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"A REAL WHODUNIT!", 1954 April 22

  • Box 89, item A16
A sitting figure labeled "John Q. Public" is watching a television screen which is apparently giving the title of the next feature: "The Big Lie."
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"INTO THE UNKNOWN", [?] April 18

  • Box 89, item A17
A paper labeled "Einstein" and containing formulas is floating in space, surrounded by planets and stars.
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"... AND NE'ER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET", 1957 March 31

  • Box 89, item A18
A man is setting his pocket watch labeled "Year 'Round Louisville Time" and looking at two sides of a clock tower; each of the clocks in the tower has a different time and the man says "I Thought I Was All Set!"
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"BLAZING A NEW TRAIL", 1954 November 26

  • Box 89, item A19
A man with a hatchet is hacking away at one of four trees; he has already put his mark on three trees, and each of the cuts he has made is labeled "Point 4."
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"DON'T FORGET TO VOTE FOR LOUISVILLE", 1954 November 30

  • Box 89, item A20
A pile of garbage is labeled "City Dump" and a sign on top of the pile read "Vote for City Bonds."
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"THE DREAMER", 1946 March 17

  • Box 89, item A21
A figure representing Uncle Sam is holding up a paper which reads: "Contract for World's Fastest Long Range Interceptor Plane." In the sky above are the words: "Mystery War Plane"
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"MULLIGAN STEW", 1954 July 26

  • Box 89, item A22
Uncle Sam is holding his nose and walking by a small log fire over which a tin box labeled "Talbott" is being heated and from which is pouring smoke.
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"TROUBLE MAKER IN THE KITCHEN", 1954 July 14

  • Box 89, item A23
A man is waiting for someone to serve him at a table labeled "Louisville New York Nonstop Flights"; in the doorway to the kitchen three chefs are fighting, one with a meat cleaver. The three chefs are labeled "Eastern," "American" and "T.W.A."
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"NONSTOP PRESSURE FOR NONSTOP FLIGHT", 1954 June 28

  • Box 88, item A24
A figure labeled "Civilian Aeronautics Board" is holding on to his hat in the wake of the take off of a plane labeled "Non Stop Lou. N.Y. Flights." The plane's wake has stirred up debris labeled "Public Demands."
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"WORKING IT'S SELF OUT", 1954 September 19

  • Box 88, item A25
The thumb labeled "Peronism" of a huge has a splinter which has festered.
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"F.B.I. SECURITY FILES", 1953 March 04

  • Box 88, item A26
A black cat is riffling through garbage cans next to a fence labeled "Back Fence Gossip." On each of the sharpened ends of the vertical fence ribs are dozens of pieces of paper which have been punched and attached to the ribs.
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"ANOTHER EVACUATION UNDER FIRE", 1954 February 10

  • Box 88, item A27
Several men are standing on the roof of a court house firing at a flock of birds which is flying overhead.
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"MISSING THE PLANE", 1954 May 8

  • Box 88, item A28
A man labeled "Eisenhower Program" is carrying a large rolled up paper labeled "Taft Hartley Change." He is standing at a gate marked "Gate 1954" watching a plane take off.
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"ONE CROP THAT DIDN'T FREEZE", 1954 April 04

  • Box 88, item A29
Under a bright sun a garden labeled "Spring Sports" has several sports items cropping up, including a baseball bat, a tennis racket, a baseball glove, a fishing rod and reel, a baseball, a canoe paddle and a golf bag full of clubs.
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"NO WONDER IT'S TOPSY TURVY", 1956 December 27

  • Box 88, item A30
A smiling little girl labeled "Suburban Louisville" in a very short dress is saying "Nobody Raised Me, I Just Grew Up!"
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"OVER A ROCKY MOUNTAIN ROAD", 1953 August 03

  • Box 88, item A31
A man is carrying on his back a large rocket labeled "Herter Boom" up a hill on which a direction sign is posted reading: "Frisco."
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"A SHORT LIFE AND A MERRY ONE", [?] January 14

  • Box 88, item A32
A man labeled "8 Year Paroled Lifer", dressed in a hat and coat, is shown walking on a rode which leads away from a prison building.
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"IT'S A SMALLER WORLD THAN EVER", undated

  • Box 88, item A33
In the sky are three airplanes which have just left earth and are flying in a circle labeled "45 Hour Round the World Flight."
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"COME HELL'S CANYON AND HIGH WATER", 1954 July 10

  • Box 88, item A34
An elephant is maneuvering between cliffs, on one of which is a sign "Snake River Low Dam."
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"WE CAN'T WASH OUR HANDS OF IT", 1954 April 23

  • Box 88, item A35
Uncle Sam has rolled up his sleeves and is washing his hands in a bowl labeled "Dust Bowl."
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"DON'T THROW IT IN THE RED", 1954 March 18

  • Box 88, item A36
A large hand has dropped a small pennant in the shape of a cross (like the Red Cross logo) and it is falling toward a jar filled with liquid.
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"THE APARTMENT HOUSE THAT F.H.A. JACK BUILT", 1954 April 13

  • Box 88, item A37
The building drawn is an architectural nightmare no walls are parallel, there are varieties of windows, doors, balconies, outside surfaces and a long, outside smokestack which is tied at the top to the building.
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"OVER SHADOWED", 1954 July 06

  • Box 88, item A38
The shadow, labeled "Usurpation of Executive Prerogatives," of the Capitol Dome covers the "White House.
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"TWENTY YEAR ECHO ...'SEND A BOAT'", 1947 February 04

  • Box 88, item A39
A man dressed as a Kentucky Colonel is driving a small motor boat labeled "1937" which is carrying a huge bag marked with a dollar sign and labeled "Help From Louisville."
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"THERE'S STILL A MISSING LINK", 1954 September 29

  • Box 87, item A40
Over a river labeled "Ohio River" are three pairs of chains approaching the river from either side. Two pairs are tied together to form bridges, one labeled "New Albany Bridge" and the other "Jeffersonville Bridge." The third pair of chains is not linked to form a bridge.
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"PERFECT CIRCLE", 1954 October 12

  • Box 87, item A41
The left arm of a laborer in the foreground is approximately six times normal length and forms a half circle in pointing a finger at a well dressed man smoking a cigar. The latter's left arm is similarly extended and completes the circle with his finger pointing at the laborer.
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"BACK ON THE MAP", 1954 December 29

  • Box 87, item A42
A long string of islands is labeled "Key West." Over the drawing is the word "Florida."
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"TURNING THE HEAT ON", 1957 June 17

  • Box 87, item A43
A perspiring man has one hand in a pocket as he turns his head to look at the sun; rays from the sun are labeled "Needs For Fresh Air Funds."
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"IF THIS ISN'T PUNISHMENT, WHAT IS IT?", 1950 February 27

  • Box 87, item A44
A man has his hands and head in a stock labeled "Louisville."
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"NOW THAT THE LID'S OFF . . .", 1950 March 04

  • Box 87, item A45
The cover, labeled "F.C.C. Mack Resignation" has blown off a man hole labeled "Regulatory Commission"; a man labeled "Congress" is looking on and saying "I'd Better Look Into It!"
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"MILTOWN PILL", 1957 October 16

  • Box 87, item A46
A large hand fills the cartoon and in the palm is a coin. In the background is the rim of a hill with a pennant flying.
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"MAYBE IT TAKES AN ELECTRONIC BRAIN TO SOLVE IT", [?] January 12

  • Box 87, item A47
A large box is marked with the General Electric logo and labeled "Univac"; an arm is shown depositing in a slot on top of the box a paper labeled "Jurisdictional Dispute Problem."
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"A RIVER THAT'S NEVER AT WADING POOL STAGE", 1954 July 25

  • Box 87, item A48
On the shore of a river labeled "The Ohio" is shown a family entering the water; their boat and picnic baskets are on shore.
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"RIP VAN WINKLE", 1957 September 09

  • Box 87, item A49
A tattered and exhausted Uncle Sam figure is leaning against a tree, watching the leaves falling; beside him is a rifle labeled "Obsolescence."
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"WHATEVER YOU'RE LOOKING FOR", 1954 September 09

  • Box 87, item A50
A man is looking up at a direction sign reading "State Fair"; in the distance are a host of pennants each marked as follows: "Horse Show," "Music," "Cattle," "Play Town," "Amusements," "All Star Shows," "Sports," "Football," "Foods," "Merchant's Displays," "Trots," "Farming," and "Midway."
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"GET OUT OF MY OFFICE'", 1954 January 19

  • Box 87, item A51
A large man labeled "Political Patronage" is pointing to a man labeled "Merit System" shuffling papers and sitting at a desk labeled "Children's Bureau."
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"JUNE BRIDES", 1954 June 04

  • Box 87, item A52
The scene is of several churches, all on the same street; at six of the churches, brides are dressed in their bridal gowns, holding bouquets and sitting on the front steps of the churches. Three of the churches are labeled: "Trimble County, Kentucky," "Camp Campbell, Kentucky" and "Madison, Ind." Over head a plane labeled "Air Cadet Academy" has just buzzed the street.
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"NEW GROUND, NEW GROWTH", 1954 September 18

  • Box 87, item A53
A man resembling a Kentucky Colonel is kneeling over a newly laid sidewalk labeled "New State Fairgrounds." Beside him are a roll of paper labeled "Building Plans" and a bag of cement, as he uses his trowel on the sidewalk.
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"WHICH FORK?", [?] February 19

  • Box 85, item A54
An old man, napkin stuck in his collar, is sitting at a table contemplating the table setting which includes a glass labeled "Tug River" and two forks, one labeled "Levisa" and the other "Louisa."
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"GOING THROUGH THE MILL", 1954 January 11

  • Box 87, item A55
A frightened looking man is holding on to the edge of a giant hopper labeled "Legislative Hopper" which is attached to a ginning machine.
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"THE LONGEST WEEK END", 1952 July 03

  • Box 22, item A56
A man labeled "Us Guys Who Have To Work" is sitting at a drafting board on which are large sheets of paper; on the top margin of each is the name of a day, marked from the bottom up, "Friday," "Saturday," "Sunday" and "Monday." He is drawing on the sheet marked Monday and saying: "Now I'll Celebrate By Drawing The Fourth." On the inside of a door is the label "Back Monday" and on a window shade is written "Closed For Holiday."
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"THIS YEAR HE'S GOT THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE", 1953 May 14

  • Box 22, item A57
A silly looking character is sitting on a barrel labeled "May Showers" and riding backwards in a cart being pushed by a horse whose tail is labeled "April Flowers." The man is singing "The Flowers That Bloom In The Spring Tra La Have Nothing To Do With The Case."
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"SUBDIVISION SUGGESTION", 1953 March 06

  • Box 22, item A58
The unpaved road labeled "Storm And Sanitary Sewer Problems" is bordered by a row of trailers in a trailer park.
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"THE RED CROSS OR A WHITE CROSS?", 1943 March 23

  • Box 23, item A59
A soldier lies dead in a fox hole, his rifle by his side and one arm reaching out as if for help.
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"'WE LOOKED FOR PEACE BUT NO GOOD CAME'", 1939 December 11

  • Box 23, item A60
A large drawing of a woman labeled "Humanity" is holding a staff and watching, at the end of a road, rows of crosses in the distance, over which are the words "The War To End War."
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"LIGHT OR DARKNESS?", 1946 December 14

  • Box 5, item A61
The shrouded figure of death is snuffing out a candle on a bedside table on which are a medicine bottle, glass and spoon. In the upper left hand corner of the cartoon is a likeness of a Christmas seal, showing a lamplighter at the top of a ladder lighting a street lamp; the seal is marked "Greetings, 1946."
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"'RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY'", 1949 June 10

  • Box 13, item A62
A barefoot boy is sitting on a reel type lawn mower with his chin in his hands and a dejected look on his face. Below the mower and boy is written: "Too Dry To Cut Lawns."
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"THE MAN WHO LEAPED BEFORE HE LOOKED", 1948 November 18

  • Box 13, item A63
A man labeled "Indiana," dressed in swim trunks, has leaped off a diving board labeled "Bonus Mandate" and is heading for a creek which is labeled "Rock Bottom State Finances." The creek bed has several rocks and the skeleton of a fish.
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"WATER FRONT HANG OVER", 1948 December 16

  • Box 13, item A64
In the foreground is a self satisfied looking man, labeled "Toleration of a Rip Roaring River Town," with a cigar in his mouth and holding out his coat lapels with his thumbs. In the background are several buildings marked "Hay Market Dives" with groups of people gathered.
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"LOOKS LIKE THEY'LL HAVE TO FLOOD THE BASEMENT TO FLOAT IT", 1949 February 02

  • Box 13, item A65
A man labeled "Indiana Politics" has just finished building a boat (his tools are scattered about the floor) labeled "Veterans' Bonus" and is attempting to move it out of a basement through a door, labeled "State Finances," which is much too narrow.
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"LONG WEEK END", 1949 May 28

  • Box 13, item A66
The arm, labeled "Old Back To The Salt Mines," of an unhappy looking man smoking a cigar, is stretched out over a checker board. In his hand is a black checker with which he has just jumped over three white checkers labeled "Saturday," "Sunday," and "Monday."
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"A BOY IS BORN IN AMERICA. TOO", 1948 November 15

  • Box 13, item A67
A proud father is holding a new baby in his arms and the mother, in a hospital bed, is smiling up at him. The bedside table has a pot of flowers and a box of candy.
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"IN CONTEMPT HERE TOO", 1948 December 03

  • Box 5, item A68
A likeness of a grumpy looking John L. Lewis is standing before a judge labeled "Court Of Public Opinion." A gavel is resting on the bench.
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"MAKING PORTAL TO PORTAL PAY", 1946 December 27

  • Box 4, item A69
A bedraggled figure labeled "Bilbo" is wading with an upraised cane toward a building marked "U.S. Senate." In the background is a large house labeled "Dream House."
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"EATING A CHRISTMAS PIE", undated

  • Box 13, item A70
A grinning man is pulling a paper labeled "Headlines" from a pumpkin.
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"WINTER WONDERLAND", 1949 January 31

  • Box 13, item A71
A cowboy is shivering and clapping his hands together as a wind blows from a figure representing old man winter; the wind is labeled "Deep In The Heart Of Texas."
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"SPLIT PERSONALITY", 1949 February 15

  • Box 16, item A72
A dapper looking man is dressed in spring clothes on his left side and in winter clothes on his right. The cane in his left hand is resting on ground labeled "Spring Rains," his right foot is wearing a snow shoe, and his gloved right hand is holding a ski pole which is resting in snow labeled "Western Blizzards."
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"DID YOU ANSWER?", 1956 January 26

  • Box 86, item B01
Each footprint in the snow leading up to the door of a home is labeled with a letter; together the letters spell "Polio March."
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"CHANGING THE LABEL", 1956 January 27

  • Box 86, item B02
A pharmacist in the figure of an elephant is holding a paper labeled "G.O.P. Health Plan" in one hand and in the other a bottle labeled "Democratic Health Plan"; on his counter is a note marked "Rx 1956, Eisenhower Health Prescriptions."
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"MAYBE HE CAN'T READ BUT HERE'S A WORD HE KNOWS", 1956 March 24

  • Box 86, item B03
An upset looking child is sitting in front of a closed door labeled "Polio Shots"; hanging on the door are seven signs, each marked "Wait."
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"LOOK WHAT THE DEMOCRATS HAVE DONE", [?] June 15

  • Box 86, item B04
A woman labeled "Health & Welfare Department" is apparently trying to unravel a huge pile of tangled tapes labeled "Political Polio Shot Tangle."
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"GETTING STRAIGHTENED OUT", [?] May 17

  • Box 86, item B05
Uncle Sam is confronted with a huge pile of tapes and is holding a piece of tape labeled "Polio Shots" between his hands; the pile is labeled "Health & Welfare Dept. Red Tape."
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"A COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING UNIT", 1955 June 17

  • Box 86, item B06
A hand is holding a check dated "June 20, 1955, No. 131." It is on "Your Bank" of "Louisville, KY." and the Pay to the Order of line is made out to the "Fresh Air Fund, Twenty eight and no/100" Dollars. At the bottom of the check is written: "One Vacation at Summer Camp for an Underprivileged Child." Signed "Lou Citizen."
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"THEN MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME, GOODNIGHT", 1950 June 16

  • Box 86, item B07
On the steps of a building labeled "State Mental Hospitals" is an old man sitting in a basket labeled "Unwanted Old Relatives."
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"SOMETHING NEW HAS BEEN ADDED", 1956 October 09

  • Box 86, item B08
A donkey is underlining with a pen the word "Health" in a sign which reads: "'56 Issues Health, Peace and Prosperity."
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"MIRAGE OR OASIS", 1954 June 10

  • Box 86, item B09
A city street in a slum district is littered with debris; at the end of the street is a tent with a pennant flying high above it labeled "Fresh Air Camp Fund."
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"KEEP THE RED FEATHER OUT OF THE RED", 1954 October 20

  • Box 86, item B10
A hand holding a feather pen marked "Your Gift" is writing figures on a ledger sheet labeled "Community Chest Fund For What Shall It Profit A Man ..."
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"HOPE CHEST", 1954 October 14

  • Box 86, item B11
A woman with a ribbon labeled "Humanity" in her hair is looking in a large trunk labeled "Community Chest."
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"THE FOURTH 'R'", 1952 September 04

  • Box 86, item B12
Two children, a boy and a girl, with books under their arms are looking up at a sign labeled "Dr. Health Authorities Rx ______ Back To School."
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"QUICK, WATSON, THE NEEDLE", 1954 April 28

  • Box 86, item B13
A huge hypodermic syringe is labeled "Polio Solution."
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"UNCLE SAM, BUT I'M FEELING FINE", undated

  • Box 86, item B14
A figure labeled "A.M.A." with stethoscope and blood pressure device is handing a paper marked "Rx Bricker Amendment" to Uncle Sam who is standing with his shirt off.
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"STILL TIED IN A KNOT", 1954 May 26

  • Box 86, item B15
A hand is holding a hypodermic syringe labeled "Polio Shots" between his thumb and fingers, trying to push the plunger; at the end of the syringe the tube is tied in a knot.
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"OUT OF REACH", [?] October 3

  • Box 22, item B16
A man labeled "Average Patient" dressed in a hospital robe is looking up at a hospital bed labeled "Hospital Costs" which has been cranked up to the ceiling.
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"NOT A CHANCE", 1949 April 22

  • Box 13, item B17
A smiling doctor labeled "Old Doc Congress" is using a stethoscope on a distressed looking patient in the form of a document labeled "Truman Health Plan."
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"STAR OF HOPE", 1948 December 15

  • Box 13, item B18
A large cedar tree is topped with a Lorraine Cross and over the tree is written: "Tuberculosis Seal Sale."
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"YOUR HORROR SCOPE", 1954 April 23

  • Box 86, item B19
A figure in the shape of a crab is labeled "One in Four Cancer."
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"DOCTORS' PRESCRIPTION", 1949 February 14

  • Box 16, item B20
A hand protruding from a sleeve marked "A.M.A." is holding a black crayon and has crossed out a sign reading "Compulsory Health Insurance" by extending the "X" in the "Rx" prescription logo.
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"DON'T LET IT DRAG", 1946 October 19

  • Box 4, item B21
An old man with a white beard is lifting and pulling by one end a trunk labeled on top, "Community Chest U.S.O. Campaign," and the handle at the end being dragged on the ground is labeled "Your Part."
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"A CONTINUING BODY", 1956 January 03

  • Box 85, item C01
A dog with a very long body labeled "Filibuster Rules" is walking along with a smile on its face; in the background is the Capitol Dome.
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"ROAD BLOCK OR SPEED TRAP?", 1957 July 10

  • Box 85, item C02
A sheriff with a club labeled "Filibuster" is standing in the middle of a road labeled "Legislative Highway"; he has a hand raised in the traditional stop gesture. In the background is a small house with smoke coming from the chimney.
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"LETTING HIM RUN", 1948 July 30

  • Box 13, item C03
A grinning figure resembling Robert Taft of Ohio is sitting back in a buggy without holding the reins as a horse labeled "Southern Filibuster" is pulling the buggy at a gallop.
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"WITH A NEW ALL STAR CAST", 1949 February 29

  • Box 16, item C04
A old man labeled "Southern Reaction," wearing a tattered hat and carrying a baby labeled "Little Phil I. Buster," is running across a series of man hole covers, each labeled "Talk."
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"THE WINNER OF THE WAR LOSES A BATTLE", 1949 March 14

  • Box 16, item C05
A man labeled "Voters" is tied to a stake labeled "Battle of the Filibuster," his body sagging as if he were dead; in the background smoke is coming from an incinerator labeled "November Election."
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"SIT DOWN STRIKE", 1949 March 09

  • Box 16, item C06
A huge, over weight man labeled "Filibuster" is sitting on the back of a man labeled "The Will Of The People" who is lying flat on his stomach.
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"LONG PLAYING RECORD", 1949 March 07

  • Box 16, item C07
A huge turntable has a record labeled "Filibuster" playing "Bla Bla," as a happy looking man sits and listens with his hands folded in pleasure.
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"LINKED", 1950 April 11

  • Box 85, item D01
A dismayed looking Uncle Sam is observing two large rings, one labeled "Political Rings" and the other "Gambling Rings," fastened together with a hook in the form of a dollar sign.
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"NOT ONLY TAKING THE LID OFF BUT REALLY GOING INTO IT", 1950 September 29

  • Box 85, item D02
A figure of a disgusted looking Uncle Sam labeled "Crime Probe" has taken the lid labeled "Political Tie Ups" off a garbage can labeled "Vice."
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"IN THE MIDDLE", 1954 November 05

  • Box 85, item D03
A horse labeled "Horse Sense" is sitting at a card table on which there is a collection of cars and pick up trucks; two other pairs of horses' hooves at the table are each labeled "Horse Power." Kibitzers on either side of "Horse Sense" are advising him to raise the bid by saying "Raise You!" several times.
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"THE FINGERS OF THE BLACK HAND", 1950 June 12

  • Box 85, item D04
A black colored hand occupies the entire cartoon; each finger of the hand has a word printed in white: "Crime," "Gambling," "Hi jacking," "Narcotics," and "Assassination
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"'JACK' O' LANTERN", 1951 October 20

  • Box 85, item D05
A basketball with the face of a jack o lantern drawn on it is falling through a hoop, surrounded by dollar signs
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"LETTER MAN", 1951 September 19

  • Box 85, item D06
A figure labeled "College Athletics" is holding in front of himself a jersey with a dollar sign for a monogram; in the background is a football field.
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"THE MENACE OF THE LAMPREY EEL", 1950 May 26

  • Box 22, item D07
A fat fish, labeled "Local Law Enforcement Agencies," with its mouth wide open has some sort of tube labeled "Organized Gambling" attached to its side.
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"POLITICAL CUT", 1946 September 28

  • Box 4, item D08
A donkey and an elephant are each cutting the other's throat with knives labeled "Rival Gambling" and "Raids."
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"A MAN WITH TWO NAMES", 1954 May 19

  • Box 85, item D09
A bloated figure labeled "Graft & Corruption" is wearing a top hat and blowing cigar smoke in the form of dollar signs; in the background is the Capitol Dome.
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"OUR CRIME WAVE", 1948 December 17

  • Box 13, item D10
A paddle wheel steamboat labeled "Rip Roaring teamboat Days" is leaving in its wake "Matter of Fact Acceptance Of Rowdy Dives."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1948 December 10

  • Box 13, item D11
A huge revolver labeled "Weapons Confiscated In Police Court" is resting on a chair; attached to the chair is a spring loaded cap which is allowing smoke to escape from the barrel.
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"BUT NOBODY DENIES THERE IS A BABY", 1946 September 24

  • Box 4, item D12
A mean looking baby labeled "Gambling Joints" is smoking a cigar and sitting on a floor littered with dice, playing cards and a paper marked "Track Results"; he holds in his hand a paper labeled "Form Sheet."
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"JACKPOT!", 1949 May 14

  • Box 12, item D13
A grinning figure labeled "Legion" with an overseas cap is pulling the lever on a slot machine labeled "Grand Jury Dismissal"; the slot machine is in the form of a judge's bench.
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"GET ON THE WAGON OR IN THE WAGON", 1948 October 21

  • Box 12, item D14
In the foreground is a van labeled "Police Patrol" and in the background a street cleaning truck labeled Compliance With The Laws." Between the two vehicles a Kentucky Colonel type is lecturing a man labeled "Taverns, Bars and Saloons"; the man is dressed in a checkered jacket and a derby hat.
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"WHY LEAVE THE 'CAT-MAN' AN OPENING", 1946 October 18

  • Box 4, item D15
A prowler labeled "Gambling $yndicate" is sneaking up to a partially open window; the open space is labeled "Open Handbooks."
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"A GAME YOU CAN'T BEAT", 1948 December 21

  • Box 12, item D16
A stern looking old man is sitting at a gambling table covered with playing cards, chips and a bottle; he is holding out a paper marked "Moral I.O.U." On the rim of the table is written: "Tolerance of Gaming and Drinking Dives."
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"CROSSED UP", undated

  • Box 16, item D17
A pole carrying power lines is marked "Bookie Lines"; a man on the ground is writhing in pain from the shock he is getting from a line labeled "Break Down of High Power Protection" which has been thrown across the power lines and short circuited them.
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"THE GOOD DIE YOUNG", 1954 April 26

  • Box 85, item D18
A baby is wrapped in a roll labeled "Bill To Restore Tax On Keeneland Gambling"; in the background is the Dome of the State Capitol.
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"HERE'S WISHING YOU A NECK AND NECK FINISH", 1949 April

  • Box 12, item D19
The heads of a horse and a man are thrust forward from their necks around both of which is a single wreath of flowers labeled "The Winner!"
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"MAMA BIRD", 1949 April 19

  • Box 12, item D20
A large buzzard labeled "Public Disregard For Law Enforcement" is perched on a limb watching three little birds, labeled "Henderson," "Evarts," and "Harlan," with their mouths turned up for food; behind one is a bottle, another a dice and the third a playing card.
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"SPORTSMAN", 1949 February 24

  • Box 15, item D21
A man labeled "Grand Jury" is sitting in a small boat and has a sly expression on his face as he throws back a huge fish he has just caught; the fish is labeled "Bookie."
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"HOW TO BURN THE BOOKIES", 1949 March 08

  • Box 15, item D22
An arm labeled "Law Enforcement" is holding a magnifying glass labeled "Public Opinion"; the glass is focusing rays from the sun onto a burning house labeled "Handbooks."
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"THE SPEED OF WAR AND THE SLOWNESS OF PEACE ON EARTH", [?] December 12

  • Box 22, item E01
In one direction Santa is driving his sled and team of reindeer with his whip; beneath the team is written: "Slow As Christmas." In the sky above and moving in the opposite direction is a warplane; in its wake is written: "More Than Three Times The Speed Of Sound."
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"DRIVEN UNDERGROUND", undated

  • Box 85, item E02
The figure of a winged angel is sitting in a bomb shelter with bread, a jug and a cup at her feet; on her headband is: "Peace Hopes."
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"WHERE IS MY WANDERING BOY TONIGHT?'", undated

  • Box 85, item E03
A winged figure labeled "World Peace" is placing a lantern in a window.
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"WE GOTTA CRAWL BEFORE WE WALK", 1957 December

  • Box 85, item E04
A baby labeled "1958" is crawling in the direction a sign labeled "Peace and Prosperity" is pointing.
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"PEACE, AIN'T IT WONDERFUL!'", 1954 September 20

  • Box 85, item E05
An elephant is cheering with upraised arms from his boat which is floating on a sea labeled "Flood Of Defense Spending." In the boat with him is a giraffe labeled "Tax Cut" and a monkey labeled "Balanced Budget," while from the sky flies a dove with a note in its beak: "Russian Peace Propaganda."
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"MERCY KILLINGS", 1950 August 28

  • Box 85, item E06
An angel labeled "Preventive War Advocates" is being trailed by a well dressed man carrying a pistol who says: "Let's Kill Her Now Before She Gets Worse."
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"OLIVE BRANCH?", 1954 March 22

  • Box 85, item E07
A pigeon with a hammer and sickle logo on its wings is tipping up a cocktail glass to get the cherry; the glass is labeled "Russ Martini Talk."
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"LOUDER THAN WORDS", 1954 February 23

  • Box 85, item E08
Uncle Sam is carrying a box labeled "88,000 lbs. of U 235 For Peace"; above him is shown a Stalin like figure spouting "Peace Propaganda."
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"STUMPING IT AGAIN IN THE SAME PLACE", 1954 August 30

  • Box 84, item E09
A woman labeled "Unified Peace and Defense Effort" is stubbing her toe on a step labeled "Nationalism." Only her skirt and two legs and feet are shown.
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"THE TANGLE", 1946 September 11

  • Box 4, item E10
A winged woman labeled "Peace" is struggling in a tangle of ropes labeled "Boundary Lines."
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"LET'S SWING IT", 1949 February 18

  • Box 16, item E11
A small boy with a sling shot labeled "Brotherhood Week" is confronting a huge man in armor and carrying a shield labeled "Intolerance" and a blood stained sword labeled "War."
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"THE NEXT STEP", undated

  • Box 24, item E12
A man in a top hat is laboring to climb three steps; the first labeled "P.O.W. Pact" is quite easy, the second labeled "Truce" is much higher and he is not yet on top of it and the third step labeled "Peace" is a veritable wall in front of hi
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"WOULDN'T THIS BE WONDERFUL?", 1948 December 21

  • Box 12, item E13
A large dove is carrying a baby in a cloth labeled "1949."
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"IN TRUST", 1949 July 02

  • Box 12, item E14
A man is carrying a U.S. flag up a hill; in the background behind him is the figure of an old lady labeled "Citizenship Of The Past"; in front of him is a baby labeled "Citizenship Of The Future."
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"LOUISVILLE'S NEW FLAG", undated

  • Box 84, item F01
A figure in the shape of a diploma labeled "Home Rule Bill" is walking along carrying a flag labeled "City's Rights." On the path he is taking is a sign labeled "Legislature," pointing in the direction he is walking.
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"MILESTONE OF PROGRESS", 1954 May

  • Box 84, item F02
A tombstone is labeled "Kentucky Day Law 'Rest In peace.'"
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"PORTAL TO PORTAL", 1946 December 06

  • Box 4, item F03
A man carrying papers labeled "Fines" is walking from a building marked "Federal District Court" toward a building labeled "Circuit Court Of Appeals"; in the distance is a building labeled "Supreme Court."
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"'ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MY TWO FRONT TEETH'", 1948 December 18

  • Box 12, item F04
A happy looking Uncle Sam is holding up a paper which reads; "Spy Laws With More Teeth."
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"WHY NOT PUT IT ON THE PUMPKIN?", 1948 December 14

  • Box 12, item F05
A pumpkin is wrapped with a belt labeled "Lie Detector" and poked with needles from a very complex looking lie detector machine.
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"THE SHORT KENTUCKIAN", undated

  • Box 24, item F06
A Kentucky Colonel type labeled "Nine Day Grand Jury Law" is smoking a corn cob pipe and looking up at a huge desk labeled "Bar Of Justice."
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"WILD CATTIN'", 1954 February 14

  • Box 84, item G01
The plug is being pulled from a spouting derrick labeled "Natural Gas Bill" by a machine labeled "Washington Investigation."
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"TEXAS GOAL POSTS", 1953 February 05

  • Box 84, item G02
Two very tall oil derricks are connected by a crossbar, resembling a football goalpost.
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"TIME TO CAP IT", 1957 February 09

  • Box 84, item G03
An oil well is gushing dollar marks as a little man labeled "Justice Dept." is running toward it with his tools.
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"'IT'S A GOLD MINE!'", 1954 January 28

  • Box 84, item G04
A man labeled "Gold Mining McDonald Family" dressed in a ranger hat and smoking a cigar is rubbing his hands together in front of a giant tree labeled "McKay Timber 'Give Away.'"
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"COOKING WITH GAS", undated

  • Box 84, item G05
A surprised man labeled "Senate" has just burned his thumb labeled "$2,500 Case Offer" on a stove labeled "Gas Bill."
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"BRIDLED WITH BLINDERS", 1954 Febrary 10

  • Box 84, item G06
A figure labeled "Senate Gas Lobby Investigation" has a blinder over one eye and a cover strapped over his mouth.
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"TO VETO OR NOT TO VETO", 1954 February 15

  • Box 84, item G07
A hand labeled "Ike" is holding a pen with which he has written titles on two separate sheets of paper; one is labeled "Natural Gas Bill" and the other "2nd Term."
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"NEW PROPOSED PIPELINE", 1954 May 20

  • Box 84, item G08
A startled man holding a sheaf of papers labeled "Gas Bills" is looking over his shoulder at a bucket labeled "Gas Producers" as a tube, labeled "Harris Bill Exempting Natural Gas From Price Regulation," running from his pocket to the bucket, is pouring coins into the bucket.
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"BIG INCH AND BIG LITTLE INCH IN WASHINGTON", 1954 April 29

  • Box 84, item G09
A large hand labeled "Natural Gas Lobby" is making an inviting gesture to a quizzical little man labeled "Gas Consumer"; the Capitol Dome is in the background.
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"MEETING AN EMERGENCY", 1957 February 05

  • Box 84, item G10
A fat, smiling man labeled "Texas Oil" smoking a big cigar is holding up a sign marked "Oil Price Increase."
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"DON'T RUIN THE EISENHOWER (GIVE AWAY) PROGRAM", 1954 October 20

  • Box 84, item G11
A figure resembling Uncle Sam is walking with barrel staves labeled "What's Left of Our Natural Resources" wrapped around him as four figures are plundering the surrounding land: one is labeled "Timber Lands," another "Grazing Lands," a third "Water Power," and a fourth "Off Shore Oil."
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"GAS FIELD", 1954 February 22

  • Box 84, item G12
Standing like oil derricks is a field of elongated dollar signs; the field is marked "Lobbies" and the Capitol Dome in the background is labeled "Congress."
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"THE CAMPAIGN IS WARMING UP", 1954 September 22

  • Box 84, item G13
A cheerful, huge elephant is looking at a small man labeled Kentucky Coal Miners and saying "Gimme Two Million Tons!"
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"TRYOUT IN THE MINOR LEAGUE", 1954 January 28

  • Box 83, item G14
A huge baseball player labeled "Exploitation of National Parks and Forests" is shouldering a baseball bat labeled "Strip Mining"; a small figure labeled "Stearns Case" is facing him with a baseball glove. The ground is labeled "Cumberland National Forest."
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"SPEAKING OF INFLATIONARY TRENDS", 1957 July 11

  • Box 83, item G15
A face in a balloon labeled "Natural Gas Prices," attached to the ground with a rope labeled "Federal Control," is saying "Don't Hold Me Down!"
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"ANOTHER GUSHER", 1957 July 30

  • Box 83, item G16
Four dry oil derricks, labeled "Depletion Taxes" and "Land Give Aways" are located on ground labeled "Washington Oil Field." A giant derrick is gushing oil into a black cloud labeled "Oil Import Curb."
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"DON'T MAKE AN ASH TRAY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE", [?] October 22

  • Box 22, item G17
Smoke labeled "Timber" is pouring from a huge "Forest Fire" and a "Car Window Cigarette Butt" lies beside the road.
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"WE'RE IN A DANGEROUS POSITION", 1950 February 13

  • Box 22, item G18
Underneath a hillside on which there is a large home and buildings there is an opening to a mine shaft labeled "Strike Abandoned Mines"; at the entrance is the label "Coal Production."
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"'HE LOVES ME ENOUGH TO RUN AGAIN'", 1954 February 18

  • Box 83, item G19
A happy looking, reclining elephant is stroking a bump labeled "Gas Bill Veto" on his head.
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"FOR OUR CHILDRENS' CHILDREN", undated

  • Box 23, item G20
Uncle Sam is using a shovel to finish planting a tree labeled "New Deal Conservation Projects"; in the background several other trees have withered. The skull of a cow is lying on the ground.
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"THE FINEST PASTURE LAND IN THE WORLD", 1946 October 05

  • Box 4, item G21
A starving cow is on a tether labeled "Limitations of 1890 Constitution" and has eaten all the grass within a circle. Outside the circle is plenty of grass labeled "Natural Resources."
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"JANITOR'S DILEMMA", 1948 December 07

  • Box 4, item G22
Uncle Sam is carrying a piece of coal toward a furnace from which pipes are radiating labeled: "Hospitals," "Homes," "Hotels," "Industry," "Stores," "Power," "Churches," "Railroads," and "Schools."
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"'PROGRESS, PEACE AND PROSPERITY'", 1956 December 16

  • Box 83, item H01
A figure whose head is in the shape of the earth is trapped beneath the cross bar of the letter H, labeled "H Bomb."
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"H BOMB FALLOUT", [?] March 8

  • Box 83, item H02
A woman labeled "Humanity" is looking in a hand mirror at her bald head; her hair is falling out and gathering on the floor.
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"MAYBE WE'LL DEVELOP AN IMMUNITY", 1954 March 05

  • Box 83, item H03
A perplexed looking man is holding a paper which reads "How To Survive The H Bomb?" A bumblebee is flying nearby and saying "Don't Worry I Survived D.D.T."
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"HERE COMES THE PARADE", 1957 October 25

  • Box 83, item H04
A elephant with a blanket labeled "Biggest Show Of Strength On Earth" over his back, is pulling a circus wagon in which "Ike" is sitting and pushing buttons on a console, resulting in firing several rockets; the smoke from the rockets is labeled "Rocket & Missile Tests."
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"YOU CAN LEARN TO LIVE WITH ANYTHING", 1954 April 09

  • Box 83, item H05
A man is drinking coffee from a cup labeled "Dollar And Up Coffee Prices" and reading the "Daily Living" newspaper headlines: "A Bomb H Bomb Cobalt"
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"SHERMAN WAS RIGHT", 1946 March 21

  • Box 83, item H06
A mushroom cloud is labeled "H ---."
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"THE FALLOUT", 1957 June 04

  • Box 83, item H07
A figure of a woman labeled "Humanity" is spinning away from the earth which is in the background labeled "H Bombs"; a mushroom cloud is rising from the earth.
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"BALLOON LAUNCHINGS", 1957 October 30

  • Box 83, item H08
A military figure labeled "The Pentagon" is filling a large balloon with "Missile & Rocket Talk For Publicity"; from the balloon six rockets have been fired.
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"IDEAL SPACE STATION", 1950 January 22

  • Box 83, item H09
Above the very small drawing of the earth in the bottom corner of the cartoon is a huge space ship serving as a nest for a small bird.
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"IS ALL HUMANITY LOST IN THIS CAVE?", [?] July 31

  • Box 83, item H10
An opening into a hillside is labeled "Nuclear War Defense"; trees with their roots showing are outside the cave opening which is buttressed with stones.
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"HOW DARE YOU CRITICIZE?", 1956 October 17

  • Box 83, item H11
A wrathful looking, fuzzy image of an elephant glowering down from the sky at explosions which are labeled "H Bomb Testing."
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"ECHO FROM YESTERYEAR", [?] March 31

  • Box 83, item H12
A mushroom cloud is labeled "'H' Tests"; over the clouds is a stream coming from the west labeled "Report Of Hiroshima Bombing."
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"TALK IS CHEAP", 1956 December 18

  • Box 82, item H13
An elephant with a blanket labeled "Budget Conscious administration _ $" is trumpeting: "Atoms For Peace." In the background a mushroom cloud is labeled "Foreign Policy Fallout."
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"MISSILE FIZZLE", 1957 September 26

  • Box 82, item H14
A missile labeled "Inflation Control" is disintegrating as it plunges toward earth; a frightened looking Uncle Sam looks on.
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"TAKING A BACKSEAT", 1957 October 05

  • Box 82, item H15
A perplexed looking Uncle Sam is sitting in a back seat on an otherwise empty bus labeled "Ballistic Missile And Earth Satellite."
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"AGONIZING REAPPRAISAL", 1957 October 09

  • Box 82, item H16
A document labeled "Foreign Space Policy" is floating high above the earth which is shown as a tiny globe at the bottom of the cartoon.
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"OBSERVATORY", 1950 January 07

  • Box 82, item H17
From the Capitol Dome, labeled "Congress", a telescope labeled "Space Problems" is projecting through an opening.
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"THE OPERATION WAS A SUCCESS, BUT ...", 1957 September 20

  • Box 82, item H18
A dead whale labeled "Missile Program" has a bandage labeled "Balanced Budget" on is back; above is a knife blade labeled "Defense Cuts."
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"OH YES, WE HAVE A CHOICE", [?] September 10

  • Box 22, item H19
At the top of a mushroom cloud is written; "Live And Let Live Or Kill And Be Killed."
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"ATOM BLAST", 1954 July 20

  • Box 82, item H20
At the top of a rolled paper labeled "Atomic Energy 'Give Away' Bill" is a huge cloud labeled "Senate Debate."
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"FALL OUT POTENTIAL", 1957 May

  • Box 82, item H21
A sheepish looking Uncle Sam is carrying a bomb marked "Bomb Tests"; a small Japanese citizen is yelling "Stop It!" The area is delimited by the words "East" and "West" on the horizon.
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"SATELLITE LAUNCHING", 1957 August 20

  • Box 82, item H22
A pathway in the sky is labeled "Russian Orbit" and in that path is a satellite labeled "Syria." Far below is a larger satellite which seems to be headed for the one labeled Syria.
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"ANOTHER EXPLOSION", 1956 October 22

  • Box 82, item H23
In a mushroom cloud is written: "Eisenhower H Blast at Bulganin." The "H" in Eisenhower is elongated to supply the "H" in H Bomb.
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"LITTLE BO PEEP ... PEEP ... PEEP ... PEEP ... PEEP", 1957 October 07

  • Box 82, item H24
A woman dressed in a costume made from the U.S. flag is holding a shepherd's crook as she watches a satellite fly overhead.
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"ATOMIC ERA COMMUNICATIONS", 1952 August 12

  • Box 82, item H25
A grove of trees by a river labeled "Ohio River" is unique in that each tree has the metal steps that are usually found on telephone poles.
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"ALL OUR EGGS", 1954 April 05

  • Box 82, item H26
A starred arm is holding a basket labeled "A & H Bombs" full of eggs.
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"'H' BOMB SHOCK", 1954 March 31

  • Box 82, item H27
The earth, labeled "The Whole World," is shown cracked and altered in shape as it flies through space.
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"ALL THAT'S LEFT", 1954 March 25

  • Box 82, item H28
A brief case is open to reveal a piece of paper labeled "Hope For Peace"; in the background a mushroom cloud is labeled "H Bomb."
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"THE PARADE OF PROGRESS", 1954 October 21

  • Box 82, item H29
A man labeled "Old Fashioned Diplomacy," dressed as a diplomat looks at a wall on top of which are walking three figures. One is shaped like a missile and is carrying a pennant labeled "Guided Missiles"; another is shaped like a bomb and is carrying a pennant labeled "H Bomb"; and the third is in the shape of a bomb and is carrying a pennant labeled "A Bomb."
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"THE HARNESS", 1954 April 08

  • Box 81, item H30
A large, powerful looking horse labeled "Atomic Power," is pulling skyward several high tension lines which are attached to a tower.
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"THE WORK OF MAD BOMBERS", 1957 January 23

  • Box 81, item H31
A mushroom cloud labeled "Nuclear Tests" is streaming from the earth below.
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"ANOTHER MISSILE FIZZLE", 1957 October 10

  • Box 81, item H32
Uncle Sam watches in dismay as a rocket labeled "Missile Research" crashes to the ground, leaving behind a trail of smoke labeled "Failure To Use $18,000,000 Appropriated By Congress For" [Missile Research].
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"A.W.O.L.", 1950 March 06

  • Box 81, item H33
A soldier labeled "Army's Satellite Launching" is looking up at the stars.
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"THE POWER OF THE ATOM", 1949 May 25

  • Box 12, item H34
The Capitol Dome is the cap on a mushroom cloud; the lower part of the cloud is labeled "Politics."
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"MUSHROOM OR TOADSTOOL?", 1949 May

  • Box 12, item H35
A huge cloud in the vague form of an elephant is labeled "The Atom In Politics"; the cloud towers much higher than the adjacent Capitol Dome.
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"USE OF ATOMIC POWER", 1949 March 31

  • Box 12, item H36
A man labeled "Political Ambitions" is riding through the stars in a children's wagon which is hitched by a rope to the concentric rings symbol for nuclear power.
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"LEFT WITH THE BAG TO HOLD", 1954 December 22

  • Box 81, item I 01
A man is trying to move a huge mail sack labeled "Improperly Addressed Christmas Mail" outside a building marked "U.S. Post Office." The bag is stuffed with packages
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"DOGGING HIS FOOTSTEPS", 1954 August 28

  • Box 81, item I 02
A postman is carrying a bag labeled "U.S. Mail" and barking at his heels is a mean looking dog labeled "Postal Deficit."
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"PUT A STAMP ON IT OR IT WILL GO TO THE DEAD LETTER OFFICE", 1954 January 11

  • Box 81, item I 03
An hand labeled "Congress" is placing a stamp marked "Postal Rate Raise" on an envelop marked "Pay Raise" and addressed to "Civil Service Workers, Postal Department."
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"A CHECK THAT'S BOUND TO BOUNCE", 1954 January 14

  • Box 81, item I 04
A check made out to "Postal Workers" in the amount of $129,000,000 is stamped "Insufficient Funds Veto." A "U.S. Treasury" check, it is for "Pay Raises Without Postal Rate Boost."
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"OFF SHORE OIL, OFF SHORE ISLANDS AND NOW OFF SHORE POWER", 1954 June 11

  • Box 81, item J01
A man labeled "Dixon-Yates" is clinging to the top of a telephone pole as the water, labeled "1956 Elections," almost reaches him.
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"UNDER ITS OWN STEAMPLANT", 1954 January 03

  • Box 81, item J02
A huge power plant is labeled "T.V.A." and from the nine smoke stacks comes smoke labeled "Self Financing Power Developments."
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"CIRCUIT BREAKER", 1954 January 06

  • Box 81, item J03
A panel includes three separate smaller panels, each with dials and switches; one is labeled "T.V.A."; the next is labeled "Congressional Resolution on Dixon Yates Contract"; and the third is labeled "Atomic Energy Commission." The switch on the center panel has been slammed to off.
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"IN LINE", 1957 June 24

  • Box 81, item J04
Two telephone poles carrying electric power lines are labeled; one is marked "Dixon Yates Scandal" and the other "Hell's Canyon Scandal."
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"WHAT A POWER TOWER", 1954 October 14

  • Box 81, item J05
The steel struts of a high tension tower spells out vertically the names "Dixon Yates." At the top of the tower the figure "9%" is utilized as the insulators through which the wires pass.
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"DIXON YATES HOLDING CO.", 1954 September 23

  • Box 81, item J06
A huge clenched fist is holding upside down and squeezing a little man whose hat, labeled "Tax Payer," is falling off along with the coins from his pocket. The shirt cuff link showing is in the shape of a light bulb and is glowing.
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"ANOTHER CHICKEN THAT WILL GO HOME TO ROOST", 1953 February 27

  • Box 81, item J07
An elephant labeled "Political Appointment" is walking the middle wire strung between telephone poles.
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"NOW LET'S SEE", 1954 March 20

  • Box 81, item J08
Eisenhower is trying on some eye glasses marked "Political Glasses" as he sits at a desk that is covered with a large sheet of paper labeled "T.V.A. Appointment." Behind Ike is a grinning figure of an elephant.
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"'DO I GET THE JOB, IKE?'", 1957 March 05

  • Box 80, item J09
A fat, well dressed man in a derby hat and smoking a cigar is labeled "Power Lobby Politics"; the man is holding up a sign labeled "T.V.A. Director Wanted" as he approaches a desk with a "Mr. President" sign.
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"IT MUST MEASURE UP", 1957 February 12

  • Box 80, item J10
Two telephone poles have wires strung between them; on the ground lies a drainage pipe labeled "T.V.A. Appointment" that seems to be emitting smoke. One of the poles is labeled "T X Standard."
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"REDHEADED STEP CHILD", 1957 June 29

  • Box 80, item J11
A boy labeled "T.V.A." is sitting on a curb with his hands over his ears, apparently trying to keep out the sounds of "Public Power." At his feet is a sign labeled "A.R. Jones Appointment."
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"THE UNDERGROUND WIRE", 1954 October 30

  • Box 80, item J12
By a river marked "T.V.A." two high tension wires are strung along a row of tall towers, one of which is on a plot of ground labeled "Political Pull." The two strung wires pass through a sign labeled "Only Two Dixon Yates A. E. C. Votes."
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"TRYING TO READ THE FUTURE CONTRACT", 1954 September 31

  • Box 80, item J13
Uncle Sam is looking askance at a crystal ball on which is written: "Dixon Yates Deal."
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"THEY'RE OFF!", undated

  • Box 80, item J14
Birds, flying in a formation which spells out "Dixon Yates" over some power lines, are being fired at by numerous shotguns, the smoke from which is labeled "Public Opinion
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"A NEW KIND OF LOG ROLLING", [?] June 17

  • Box 80, item J15
A telephone pole labeled "Dixon Yates," complete with cross bar and insulators for attaching wires, is being rolled along the ground next to a river labeled "T.V.A." by a man labeled "Pork Barrelist."
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"CREEPING POLITICS", 1953 February 11

  • Box 80, item J16
An elephant is crawling on its stomach up a hill which has a sign labeled "T.V.A." pointing up the hill. In a valley between two hills high tension lines can be seen passing over a tower.
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"INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION", 1954 June 31

  • Box 80, item J17
A frightened looking man labeled "Power Trust" is being knocked off his feet by an explosion labeled ;'Memphis Decision," losing his hat and cigar in the process.
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"GETTING INTO THE ACT", 1954 July 07

  • Box 80, item J18
A figure resembling Ike, labeled "Administration," is looking down with his hands on his knees at a hole labeled "Dixon Yates Hole"; from a faucet on a wall a hose labeled "F.B.I." goes into the hole.
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"INVESTIGATE THE INVESTIGATION", 1954 July 09

  • Box 80, item J19
An arm labeled "U.S. Senate" holds a huge magnifying glass over a small figure labeled "Use Of F.B.I. In Memphis"; the latter figure is also holding a magnifying glass looking at the city skyline and across a river at a group of buildings over which is flying a pennant labeled "Dixon Yates."
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"THE LIGHT THAT FAILED TO GO OUT", 1954 July 22

  • Box 80, item J20
A light bulb labeled "Dixon Yates" is mounted in a socket to which the wires have been cut at a point labeled "Contract Cancellation." The rays from the light are labeled "Sherman Adams's Attitude."
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"BACK IN THE LOW LANDS", 1954 July 28

  • Box 80, item J21
A mountain peak labeled "The Summit Meeting" towers over a smoldering fire labeled "Dixon Yates and Talbott Affair" which burns in the valley.
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"THE RESPONSIBILITY RIGHT OF WAY CUTS RIGHT ACROSS IT", undated

  • Box 80, item J22
Some land labeled "Ike's Gettysburg Farm" includes a large house and tree. Two telephone poles have been erected on the land, one labeled "Dixon Yates" and the other "Nicaro Project"; a crew is putting up a third pole in the background.
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"DIXON YATES HOOK UP", 1954 October 05

  • Box 80, item J23
Several lines of high tension wires are shown originating from a dam at a river labeled "T.V.A." In place of one of the high tension towers is a light pole with a sign "Wall Street."
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"LIKE A THIEF IN THE NIGHT", 1954 October 07

  • Box 80, item J24
An arm labeled "Dixon Yates Deal" is reaching through a broken window and seizing a bag labeled "T.V.A. $" from a table.
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"A CONVERTIBLE WITH POWER STEERING", 1954 May 27

  • Box 79, item J25
A fat cat type, labeled "The Power Lobby," with cigar and top hat is driving with a single finger on the steering wheel a convertible labeled "T.V.A."
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"OUR FLAG IS STILL THERE", 1954 August 10

  • Box 79, item J26
The huge head of a grim looking elephant Is looking at a high tension tower from which an American flag is flying; the ground on which the tower rests is labeled "T.V.A."
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"CREEPING SCANDAL", 1954 July 14

  • Box 79, item J27
A man labeled "Eisenhower Ordered A.E.C. Power Contract" is crawling on hands and knees toward the door of a building marked "U.S. Treasury." In the background is a string of towers and high tension lines moving from "T.V.A." to "Oak Ridge."
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"WIRE TAPPER", 1954 April 09

  • Box 79, item J28
A grinning elephant wearing a jacket labeled "Politics" is holding a long staff which reaches two power lines labeled "T.V.A. Control." Along the staff are two wires which have been connected to the two lines overhead and to a head set which is over the elephant's ears.
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"HOT WIRES", 1954 March 24

  • Box 79, item J29
A large hand labeled "Political Grab" is reaching toward some high tension wires labeled "T.V.A. Public Opinion."
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"WHERE, HE'S JUST A PARTY LINEMAN", 1954 June 24

  • Box 79, item J30
A figure labeled "Cooper" is leaning against a pole labeled "T.V.A. Issue"; his lineman's strap and tools are nearby and the man is whittling on a stick of wood.
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"THE SWITCH", 1954 July 22

  • Box 79, item J31
A large hand labeled "Power Trust" is grasping the handle of a switch on a panel labeled "T.V.A," apparently turning it off.
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"MUCH MORE THAN AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION", 1954 October 07

  • Box 79, item K01
A Kentucky Colonel type labeled "Louisville" is carrying a huge bottle labeled "Prize Winning Fire Prevention Program." Each of the "R's" in the label are in the form of the prescription logo "RX.
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"THE BOYS ALWAYS MEASURE UP TO IT", 1954 December 23

  • Box 4, item K02
Four firemen are climbing a hook and ladder labeled "Louisville Fire Department Traditions" through smoke to reach a burning building which is taller than the adjacent skyscrapers.
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"COMING DOWN?", 1954 August 02

  • Box 79, item L01
A dog labeled "Farm Prices" is running down steps on his front legs; his hind legs are up in the air and his tail, labeled "Retail Prices," is straight up in the air.
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"NINETEEN FIFTY ...FORE!", 1954 August 17

  • Box 79, item L02
An angry looking elephant, standing on his hind legs, is attempting to hit a teed up golf ball with a flexible club labeled "Flexible Farm Vote Support." The ball is teed up on a plot of grass labeled "Congressional Election Greens."
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"YOU HAVEN'T HAD IT SO GOOD IN YEARS!", 1954 September 26

  • Box 79, item L03
A startled farmer is standing below a flag draped rostrum; the lectern on the rostrum is labeled "Ike's Farm Talk."
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"SANTA'S WHISKERS", 1954 November 30

  • Box 79, item L04
A Kentucky Colonel type is grinning as he uses both hands to put on a fake set of whiskers labeled "Burley Sales."
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"TOBACCO'S AS HIGH AS AN ELEPHANT'S EYE", undated

  • Box 79, item L05
A hot sun is beaming down as a smiling elephant looks at a tobacco plant; one leaf is marked "Tobacco Prices $" and the other leaves are marked with a dollar sign.
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"WORSE OFF THAN MIDAS", 1954 November 10

  • Box 79, item L06
A farmer with a pitchfork is standing in a field looking up at a label "Farm Surpluses," rising toward the sky.
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"I'M GETTIN' NUTTIN FOR CHRISTMAS", 1954 December 13

  • Box 79, item L07
A boy dressed in patched overalls is looking at Santa's outstretched hand which is holding a paper labeled "Another Farm Promise."
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"MESSING IT UP", 1954 December 28

  • Box 79, item L08
An unhappy elephant is snorting furiously as it watches a farm truck laden with cattle leaving tarred tracks labeled "Farm Prices" on a clean city street labeled "Business Prosperity."
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"'TO MARKET, TO MARKET, TO BUY A FAT PIG'", 1954 October 25

  • Box 78, item L09
An elephant smoking a big cigar and wearing spats is walking rapidly toward a hog labeled "Farm Vote"; in the elephant's hand is a sheaf of bills, the top one being labeled "$14."
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"A LAND OF CONTRACTS", 1952 August 07

  • Box 78, item L10
There are two panels. The bottom panel shows a cattle barn with two cattle, a chicken, a plow and a farm wagon around it with a farmer on top of the roof in the hot sun yelling "Send A Bale!" The other panel shows only the top part of the same barn visible above water and the farmer on top is yelling "Send A Boat!"
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"NO LITTLE PIGS ARE BEING PLOWED UNDER", 1954 October 08

  • Box 78, item L11
The huge leg of an elephant is labeled "G.O.P. Stand On Farm Aid" and from beneath the foot are eight curled tails of little pigs.
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"NOT RELATED", 1954 December 24

  • Box 78, item L12
A dejected looking farmer labeled "Farm Prices" is walking down a hill; above in the clouds a man labeled "Retail Food Prices" is carrying a basket and moving higher than the birds around him.
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"IT'LL HAVE TO BE PULLED OUT", 1950 March 21

  • Box 78, item L13
A large stake body truck labeled "Bensonism" is stuck in a snow drift labeled "Parity Freeze." In the distance is a snow covered farmhouse
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"EXODUS MARKS THE SPOT", 1950 March 03

  • Box 78, item L14
A farmer with his hands in his pockets is walking on a road labeled "Bensonism" that leads away from a clutter of farm buildings and a house that have been isolated by the road. A crossroad that was apparently the old road does not encroach upon the house and barns.
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"THE LAUNCHING", 1946 May 24

  • Box 78, item L15
The bow of a rather large boat labeled "Farm Bill" is in a shed facing the sea through a window labeled "Ike's Approval Window."
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"FISHING", 1954 June 10

  • Box 78, item L16
A happy appearing elephant is sitting on a top band labeled "Soil Bank" and has his fishing line in the water marked "Farm Vote."
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"THEY'RE ORGANIZING A BANK TO HANDLE IT", 1954 January 06

  • Box 78, item L17
A sad looking farmer is holding up a paper labeled "Promissory Farm Aid Note G.O.P." to an elephant inside a window marked "Soil Bank"; the elephant is saying: "We'll Renew It!"
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"EROSION", 1950 April 01

  • Box 78, item L18
With his house and barn labeled "Family Farm" in the background, a farmer is looking at the erosion on a hilly part of his land; the marks left by the erosion spell out in irregular letters the word: "Veto."
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"AND BOTH USING THE SAME BAIT", 1946 May 05

  • Box 78, item L19
From atop a high bank labeled "Soil Bank" a donkey and an elephant have cast their fishing lines into water marked "Farm Vote."
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"CONTOUR PLOWING", 1956 October 27

  • Box 78, item L20
In a field labeled "Election Year Field" a farmer is using an elephant labeled "Soil Bank Payments" to pull a plow; the furrows form a huge dollar sign.
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"PLOWMAN'S FOLLY", 1950 January 10

  • Box 78, item L21
A plow has made circular furrows through an entire large field; at the top of the cartoon is a tiny farmer labeled "Benson" at a plow pulled by an elephant.
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"THE CITY SLICKER", 1957 May 20

  • Box 78, item L22
A well dressed man, labeled "G.O.P.," in morning suit, top hat and cigar is walking away from a dilapidated farmhouse, with broken down fences, labeled "Farm Problems." He is reading the election results in a newspaper: "News 25 Of 36 Big Cities Vote."
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"HANDICAPPED?", 1954 January 05

  • Box 78, item L23
A fence around a field is labeled "'56 Presidential Track"; in the field a tired looking elephant is lugging an unmanned plow labeled "Farm Prices."
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"PLOWING TIME", 1954 February 06

  • Box 78, item L24
On the brow of an elephant's head a miniature farmer is plowing furrows with a donkey as the elephant's eyes roll upwards.
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"A SOWER WENT FORTH TO SOW", 1954 March 28

  • Box 77, item L25
A gentleman farmer type with a broad brim hat and a corn cob pipe is carrying a small tub labeled "Election Year Farm Aid" as he scatters seed in a briar patch and a plot covered with rocks.
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"CULTIVATING IT", 1954 April 17

  • Box 77, item L26
The hind end of an elephant is shown as it pulls a plow with the letter "V" of "VETO" forming the plow blade; the plow is making a furrow labeled "Parity Boost" and the ground is labeled "Farm Vote."
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"LAND REFORM IN REVERSE", 1954 April 21

  • Box 77, item L27
A puzzled looking farmer labeled "Family Farmer" is holding a hoe and looking beyond his barbed wire fence at large rolling hills labeled "Big Corporate Farms."
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"PLOWMAN'S FOLLY", 1954 March 31

  • Box 77, item L28
An elephant and a donkey are teamed up to pull a plow marked "Farm Bill"; in the background a non farmer type labeled "10 Day Vacation" is running away from the plow.
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"NOT PLOWING UNDER LITTLE PIGS", 1954 March 24

  • Box 77, item L29
Tiny elephants are running to escape a plow labeled "Minnesota Primary" being held by a man whose leg labeled "Farm Vote" is showing; at least three elephants have been plowed under.
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"UPSET", 1954 June 20

  • Box 77, item L30
A figure resembling Ike is preparing to drive; both he and his elephant caddie pose exclamation marks as they view a sign over the hill reading: "Hogan Beaten By Farm Area Boy."
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"BEATING IT", 1954 February 09

  • Box 77, item L31
A blacksmith in the likeness of Stalin is beating out swords labeled "War Gear" on an anvil from a supply of plow shares labeled "Collective Farm Program Failure."
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"THE BREAK THROUGH", 1950 March 29

  • Box 77, item L32
An elephant is on its foreleg knees praying with clasped hands to a little plant labeled "Farm Price Rise."
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"MIXED UP", 1950 April 11

  • Box 77, item L33
A woman with a market basket and a man in overalls are standing in front of two elevator doors. The woman's door is labeled "Food Prices" and the arrow above the door is pointed up; the man's door is labeled "Farm Prices" and the arrow is pointing down.
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"AUGEAN STABLE", undated

  • Box 77, item L34
A man labeled "Congress" is pushing a vacuum cleaner toward the open door of a building filled with hay; the building is labeled "Farm Problems."
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"THE FORGOTTEN MAN", [?] February 26

  • Box 22, item L35
Uncle Sam is embracing a big man labeled "Big Cattle Man" as a little farmer labeled "Little Cattle Man" looks on from across a barbed wire fence.
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"LONG HORN DILEMMA", [?] October 29

  • Box 22, item L36
A long horn cattle labeled "Cattle Problem," with horns ten times longer than normal, is throwing his hind legs in the air and snorting.
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"ANOTHER INTEGRATION FIGHT', 1946 May 12

  • Box 77, item M01
A warship labeled "Admirals" is shown on the sea and above is flying a warplane labeled "Air Generals." The ship is firing a cannon at the plane and the explosion near the plane is labeled "Words"; the plane is dropping a bomb on the ship and the explosion is labeled "Words."
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"WHO'S COMMANDER IN CHIEF 'ROUND HERE?", 1946 March 23

  • Box 77, item M02
A disgusted looking man labeled "Public" is watching a fight among members of the armed services. Five pairs of legs and a few fists are showing around the edges of a cloud of dust labeled "Army Navy Air Force Row."
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"ON THE RIGHT TRACK", 1958 January 27

  • Box 77, item M03
A man labeled "Congress" is holding a pocket watch and looking expectantly down a long railroad track which disappears in the distance. Alongside the track is a sign reading "Pentagon Reorganization," pointing in the direction which the expected train should be going.
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"A SHOT IN THE ARM", 1950 January

  • Box 77, item M04
A joyful looking Uncle Sam has a sleeve rolled up and is getting a shot in his arm with a syringe shaped like a rocket and labeled "Rocket Defense Spending."
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"MODERN WEAPONS, BAH'", 1950 October 06

  • Box 77, item M05
A figure dressed like Mars, the god of War, is labeled "War"; in one hand is a big knife coated with blood and labeled "Mass Murder."
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"TAKE OFF BOOSTER", [?] May 17

  • Box 77, item M06
A jet plane labeled "Air Force Bill" is equipped with rocket boosters on the wings as it takes off. The cloud of smoke trailing it is labeled "Wilson's 'Phony' Remark."
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"MONEY FLIES", 1946 May 13

  • Box 76, item M07
A bag labeled "Upped Appropriation for the Air Force" has wings and is flying over the Capitol Dome.
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"ANTI AIR CRAFT GUN", 1956 December 08

  • Box 76, item M08
A huge cannon barrel labeled "Defense Budget Hike" is being raised skyward and the lines indicating its movement are marked with dollar signs.
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"IT'S A PISTOL", 1957January 17

  • Box 76, item M09
A man is struggling to hold up a huge revolver, the cylinder of which is labeled "Magnum Defense"; the barrel is labeled "Biggest Peace Time Budget."
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"INTO THE FOG", [?] January 25

  • Box 76, item M10
A ship labeled "7th Fleet" is barely visible in the fog.
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"YOUR SLIP'S SHOWING", 1954 October 06

  • Box 76, item M11
A woman labeled "Defense Security" is showing embarrassment that her slip, labeled "Publication of Air Force Bases Information," is showing.
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"WHEN A MILITARY CUT IS NOT A MILITARY CUT", 1954 October

  • Box 76, item M12
A man in uniform is holding a carving knife labeled "Civilian Jobs" and is about to cut into a cake labeled "Defense Costs." He has placed his sword on the table in order to hold the knife.
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"OFF WE GO, INTO THE WILD BLACK YONDER'", 1954 September 07

  • Box 76, item M13
A man labeled "Budget Balancing," dressed in formal clothes and holding his arms straight out, is standing on the upper edge of the rudder of a plane labeled "Air Force" as it flies through the air.
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"PUTTING THE BULLET IN BULLITT COUNTY", 1952 September 15

  • Box 76, item M14
A tank has fired a shell, the wake of which is labeled "36,000 Acres" over rolling hills; in the background a flag labeled "Fort Knox" flies over some buildings.
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"MASS PRODUCTION FOR MASS DESTRUCTION", undated

  • Box 76, item M15
A long line of warplanes is coming from a factory and circling into the distance; among the clouds is the skull of a human head.
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"THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT", 1954 September 27

  • Box 76, item M16
A large six engined B 36 is flying over the earth.
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"GATHERING BARNACLES", 1941 June 16

  • Box 76, item M17
A warship labeled "U.S. Navy" is making waves labeled "Complacency."
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"A PAIN IN THE NECK", 1941 March 28

  • Box 76, item M18
The neck of a huge bottle labeled "Defense Production" encloses a man labeled "Irresponsible Labor leadership."
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"BOOM AND BUST SPECULATOR", 1954 March 31

  • Box 76, item M19
A figure representing Mars, the god of War, is looking at a segment of ticker tape labeled "War Talk." A pile of the tape is on the floor and it is still coming from the machine
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"LIKE A VOICE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS", 1954 February 23

  • Box 76, item M20
A grove of massive trees is labeled "Public Lethargy"; at the base of one of the trees is a man crying "Civil Defense Need."
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"THREE STAGE ROCKET", 1957 November 09

  • Box 76, item M21
A startled citizen is looking up at three rockets on their launching pads. One rocket is labeled "Army Missile," another "Navy Missile" and the third "Air Force Missile
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"WE DON'T NEED A BODY GUARD", 1950 March 29

  • Box 76, item M22
Uncle Sam is being followed by a menacing figure dressed as a policeman labeled "Police Statism" and carrying an automatic rifle.
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"A SORRY MILITARY FIGURE", 1954 May 19

  • Box 75, item M23
A buck private labeled "Reserve Plan Questions" is standing and his stance takes the form of a question mark.
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"WHEN NO NEWS IS BAD NEWS", 1954 June 10

  • Box 75, item M24
A startled man is writing on a series of papers in his hand the words "The Freedom Of The Press"; confronting him is a huge figure labeled "Defense Department Censorship" saying "No News That Is Not Constructive" as he holds out an arm in a motion of rejection
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"THE ARMY BLANKET CURTAIN", 1954 January 24

  • Box 75, item M25
A large blanket labeled "No News That Is Not Constructive U.S.A." is concealing most of a building in the background labeled "Defense Department.
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"PUSH BUTTON WARFARE", 1950 July 08

  • Box 75, item M26
A figure labeled "G.I. Joe" is pushing a button on a wall with the bayonet on his rifle.
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"CUTTING A SORRY FIGURE", 1941 August 05

  • Box 75, item M27
A woman dressed in a skirt having the stripes of the U.S. flag and a blouse having the stars is looking down in horror at her stockings labeled "Silk Stocking 'Runs'" as she passes through a gate labeled "Defense Program."
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"WAITING IN THE WINGS FOR HIS CUE", 1951 May 09

  • Box 22, item M28
A figure resembling Mars the god of War is carrying a huge sword labeled "Third World War" and aiming it at the Capitol Dome labeled "Political Big Top." The Capitol serves as the "Main Entrance" to a huge circus tent. Lined up beside the Mars figure are several warplanes, each with stars on their wings.
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"OUR NEW TEST PILOT", 1940 April 17

  • Box 75, item M29
Uncle Sam is standing in front of an industrial plant labeled "War Time Production" reading a newspaper headline: "Sale Of Army Planes To Allies." Above him a warplane is diving toward the ground with the pilot labeled "Actual War Tests" waving his hand and several other planes can be seen in the background.
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"A SORRY MILITARY FIGURE", 1952 February 11

  • Box 22, item M30
A soldier labeled "Defense Purchasing" has an enormous belly which is circled with a belt labeled "Waste Line."
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"FOOLS RUSH IN ...", 1951 April 13

  • Box 22, item M31
Five men are rushing to crawl into a cylindrical building labeled "Defense of MacArthur Policies"; from the top of the building an enormous cloud of smoke and flames labeled "World War III" is pouring.
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"HITCHING HIS WAGON TO FIVE STARS", 1951 April 13

  • Box 22, item M32
An elephant labeled "G.O.P." is riding in a children's wagon labeled "'52" which is being pulled by two ropes which end in a circle of five stars labeled "MacArthur Controversy." ;
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"'I LIKE BIRD DOGS'", 1954 October 15

  • Box 75, item Na 01
A man, standing on a stool to reach a large dog well cared for labeled "Big Motors," is feeding the dog from a can of food labeled "Defense Contracts." In the background a small, emaciated dog labeled "Little Motors" is looking on with its tongue handing out.
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"WHAT A POWER PLANT!", 1954 December 22

  • Box 75, item Na02
A man is leaning over to look at the engine of a car with upraised hood labeled "Ford."
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"THE INNOCENT BYSTANDER", [?] June 6

  • Box 75, item Na03
A pedestrian labeled "Independent Auto Industry" is being run over by a speeding car labeled "Auto Workers' Demands On Ford And Big Industry."
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"AND BARONS HOLD THEIR SWAY", [?] November 12

  • Box 75, item Na04
A big fat cat type, labeled "Racketeering Labor Leaders," with top hat and cigar is sitting atop several skyscrapers, holding a stick on the top of which is a garbage can dripping sludge.
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"LOOK WHAT THE SENATE HAS DONE TO ME'", 1958 March 26

  • Box 75, item Na05
A man labeled "Irresponsible Teamsters Leadership" is soiled with oil from head to toe; the oil drippings are marked with dollar signs.
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"HOT CARGO", 1957 April 10

  • Box 75, item Na06
A figure, labeled "Teamsters," in overalls is holding in his arms a huge potato marked with numerous eyes; from the potato are coming waves of stench labeled "Beck."
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"TO HIM THAT HATH ... AND FROM HIM THAT HATH NOT", 1954 September 30

  • Box 75, item Na07
There are two panels, each with a caption. The top panel, "TO HIM THAT HATH." shows an arm labeled "Defense Contracts placing a bag with a dollar sign on it into the hand of a fat cat type labeled "Big Motors." The lower panel, "AND FROM HIM THAT HATH NOT." shows the same arm taking a bag marked with a dollar sign away from a little man labeled "Little Motors."
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"WHAT'S GOOD FOR GENERAL MOTORS'", 1954 March 09

  • Box 75, item Na08
A fat cat type labeled "General Motors" is strutting along; under one arm he is carrying a portfolio labeled "Best Sales Year Ever."
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"LIKE PLAYING WITH PAPER DOLLS", 1957 August 17

  • Box 75, item Na09
A hand labeled "Hoffa" is placing one more cut out figure in a line behind several others.
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"IT'S GOTTA BE CLEANED FROM THE INSIDE, TOO", 1957 September 19

  • Box 75, item Na10
A window washer man labeled "A.F.L. C.I.O." is strapped to the outside of a building and washing a window labeled "Teamsters Union."
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"LABOR DAY", 1957 August 30

  • Box 74, item Na11
A stern faced workman is holding a sign labeled "Beck Hoffa Irregularities."
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"LABOR", 1952 September 15

  • Box 74, item Na12
A workman holding in one hand a can labeled "Clean Up Polish" is using his other hand to polish a wall plaque labeled "American Federation Of Labor."
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"SPACE EXPLORER", 1958 March 27

  • Box 74, item Na13
An elephant labeled "Administration" is kneeling to the ground and looking a through a telescope at the word "Unemployment" in the sky.
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"NEW STEAM GENERATING PLANT", 1946 March 05

  • Box 74, item Na14
A building labeled "Coal Export Corporation" has two huge smoke stacks, one labeled "Capital" and the other "Labor." Power lines are coming from both sides of the building; on one side they are labeled "World Markets."
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"THE WALK OUT", 1946 May 07

  • Box 74, item Na15
A giant fat cat type labeled "Wolfson" is carrying behind his back a bag labeled "Capital Transit Gain." Beneath him he is casting his shadow over two trolley cars and a city bus; off in one corner are the Capitol Dome and the Washington Monument.
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"TIME TO OPEN THE BOOKS", 1957 June 12

  • Box 74, item Na16
A fat cat type labeled "Secrecy" with top hat and cigar is sitting on two huge books; one book is titled "Union Welfare Funds" and the other "Company Welfare Funds."
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"WHERE YOU WANT IT DUMPED?'", 1950 March 08

  • Box 74, item Na17
A huge dump truck with a pile of what appears to be coal and is labeled "Another Round Of Wage & Pension Boosts" is being driven by John L. Lewis who is looking back from a truck window; the truck has backed up to a loading dock labeled "Industry."
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"WHAT'S GOOD FOR GENERAL ELECTRIC'S GOOD FOR LOUISVILLE", 1954 April 28

  • Box 74, item Na18
A large hand is holding strings some of which are tied to a Capitol Dome labeled "Frankfort" and the others to a skyline labeled "Louisville."
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"'WHAT'S BAD FOR GENERAL MOTORS ...', 1950 April 12

  • Box 74, item Na19
A figure representing Uncle Sam is in tattered clothing and is confronting another figure labeled "Auto Industry"; the latter figure also is dressed in clothing that is patched.
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"WHERE HAVE YOU GONE MY PRETTY MILK MAID?", 1954 July 06

  • Box 74, item Na20
A city bus labeled "Capital Transit Company, Washington, D.C." is out of service with its rear wheels jacked up. A woman's figure labeled "Wolfson" carrying two pails is scurrying away and in the background is the Capitol Dome.
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"LOOKING FOR SOMETHING OTHER THAN INCREASED HORSE POWER", 1954 October 31

  • Box 74, item Na21
The trunk, labeled "General Motors," is ten times normal length and a man labeled "Senate Subcommittee" is peering under the barely opened lid of the trunk.
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"WHAT'S GOOD FOR GENERAL MOTORS ...'", 1958 January 31

  • Box 74, item Na22
A fat cat type labeled "G.M.'s Harlow Curtice" is sitting with a big cigar and folded hands, looking with pleasure at a sign labeled "Business Before Pleasure Defense" (the word "Pleasure" is crossed out).
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"ALL IN THE VIEWPOINT", 1958 January 30

  • Box 74, item Na23
There are two panels. In the lower one a huge workman labeled "Labor Costs" is following a tiny, well dressed figure labeled "Price"; a figure labeled "MFGR." is observing with horror as his top hat flies off. In the upper panel a huge man labeled "Price" is being followed by a tiny figure in work cloths labeled "labor Costs." In front of the huge man is a tiny man labeled "Unions" which has his hand up in a stop gesture.
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"FOR A SQUARE DEAL", 1950 January 24

  • Box 74, item Na24
A man labeled "The Worker" is in overalls and is holding a large carpenter's square labeled "Union Regulations."
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"SIDETRACKED", 1954 May 02

  • Box 74, item Na25
A string of freight cars labeled "The Welfare Of The Country" is on a railroad siding waiting for a train which is nowhere in sight to use the main line tracks.
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"AUGEAN STABLES", 1957 August 15

  • Box 74, item Na26
A huge barn labeled "Labor Racketeering" is piled high with hay which is actually falling out of a large door; a tiny figure of a farmer carrying a pitchfork is approaching the doorway.
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"THE HORN OF PLENTY OF TROUBLE", [?] December 20

  • Box 22, item Na27
A huge cornucopia labeled "Auto And Truck Production" is receiving material at its large end and spewing out cars labeled "Highway Production" at its small end.
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"THE COLD INDUSTRIAL WAR", 1952 April

  • Box 21, item Na28
A huge industrial plant is labeled "Steel Furnaces."
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"WHAT'S THE LEFT HAND UP TO?", 1950 February 10

  • Box 21, item Na29
A likeness of John L. Lewis, labeled "John L. Lewis," is holding with his right hand a sign reading "Back To Work"; his left hand is behind his back.
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"WHY ALL THE PRESSURE?', 1949 February 15

  • Box 15, item Na30
A surprised looking man is looking at a gauge marked "Opposition To T.V.A. Steam Plant"; the hand of the gauge seems to be spinning around the dial.
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"SPEAKING OF BOTTLE NECKS", 1948 August 16

  • Box 12, item Na31
A bottle has two necks. At one end the neck is labeled "Getting Out Of The Old Building" and at the other end "Getting Into The New Building." Within the bottle is shown a crowded office with three people working: a man typing, a woman looking at a large sheet and a man taking off his coat and rolling up his sleeves, apparently preparing to work at a drafting table. Sheets are flying out of the typewriter and bundles of packages and pictures are scattered about.
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1948 August 16

  • Box 12, item Na32
A huge derrick, the top of which is not seen in the drawing, is mounted on a truck a man on the truck is waving to a man standing on a hook who is point down with his thumb. Below the man on the hook is another man seated on a platform hanging from the hook and drawing on a drafting board. On the right edge of the cartoon is an office building with a clock indicating the time as five o'clock. On the other side is another office building with some markings, the only one decipherable is "WHAS."
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"GOING IN THE HOLE", undated

  • Box 12, item Na33
A face labeled "White Collar Worker" is disappearing within the collar of a shirt.
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"ALL SET UP", 1957 July 09

  • Box 73, item Nb01
Several bags are tied at the tops and one is labeled "Unfinished Cement & Concrete Work." They are all leaning against a wall labeled "Cement Strike."
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"IN MIDAIR", 1954 December 31

  • Box 73, item Nb02
Uncle Sam is sitting at a table with his hands folded; he is looking up at a dagger labeled "Bus Strike" hanging directly over his head.
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"WHERE THE BLOW FALLS THE HARDEST", 1952 September 08

  • Box 73, item Nb03
A large hammer, the handle of which is labeled "Strike," is hovering over factory area with smokestacks, power lines and refining equipment.
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"THERE'S NO QUESTION AS TO WHAT THESE BIRDS ARE", 1954 April 11

  • Box 73, item Nb04
Two vultures labeled "Violence And Vandalism" are perched on a limb looking down on railroad track lines with telephone poles and wires labeled "Telephone And Railway Strikes."
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"JONES PAYS THE FREIGHT", 1954 April 07

  • Box 73, item Nb05
A figure resembling a Kentucky Colonel is digging into one pocket as a hand labeled "Cost Of Strikes" is held out to him.
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"LET IT SETTLE ITSELF", [?] March 31

  • Box 73, item Nb06
A figure resembling Ike and labeled "Administration" is playing golf on rolling hills adjacent to a factory area in the background; over the scene is a dark cloud labeled "Dust Storm Of Strikes."
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"HOW LONG BEFORE WE FEEL THE PINCH?", 1954 July 24

  • Box 73, item Nb07
Uncle Sam's fingers are caught in a vise labeled "Steel Strike"; the handles of the vise are being turned by two hands, one from an arm in a shirt and coat, the other from a bare arm.
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"WHY NOT HITCH A MODERN LOCOMOTIVE TO IT?", 1954 April 15

  • Box 73, item Nb08
A diesel locomotive labeled "Arbitration" is standing on a track with the first car, labeled "L & N Deadlocked Strike," of a long string of freight cars separated from the three units of the locomotive.
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"TOO BAD WE CAN'T DEVELOP AN ANTI STRIKE SHOT", 1954 April 28

  • Box 73, item Nb09
Uncle Sam is dressed in stars and stripes clothes with one sleeve rolled up and sticking himself in the arm with a hypodermic needle labeled "Compulsory Arbitration." He is standing near a railroad track and lines of telephone poles.
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"LOOK, NO CLUB!'", 1954 March 05

  • Box 73, item Nb10
IKE has just taken a hard but futile swing at a golf ball on a tee labeled "L & N Strike" and is yelling "FORE!" There is no club in sight and the ball does not leave the tee.
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"LOOKS LIKE WE'LL HAVE TO WAIT FOR A THAW", [?] March 26

  • Box 73, item Nb11
A frazzled looking man is fishing, sitting on a bank at the edge of a precipice labeled "Hard, Cold Positions Of The L & N And The Union" and trying not to slip off.
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"THIS IS CORRECT POSTURE WEEK", [?] May 3

  • Box 73, item Nb12
A man labeled "Government Stand On Phone And Rail Strikes" is crouching over a golf ball with his club, his face not visible. On one side of him is a railroad track and on the other in the distance are factory buildings.
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"FINALLY SETTLED", 1954 July 30

  • Box 73, item Nb13
One end of a huge piece of railroad track rail, labeled "Steel Strike," is squashing flat a man labeled "Public"; dollar signs are coming from the man's head, the only visible part of his body.
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"THE WAY TO RE OPEN IT", 1954 March 17

  • Box 73, item Nb14
A box is wrapped with string which is tied up in a mess of knots, labeled "L & N Tie Up," at the top of the box; near the knots is a pocket knife blade labeled "Eisenhower Action."
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"SOMETHING NEW, AN UNBUSY SIGNAL", 1954 March 14

  • Box 73, item Nb15
A startled man has jumped away from his desk and is holding a phone and pulling its base off the desk as he hears "Strike Record."
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"AT A STANDSTILL", 1954 March 24

  • Box 73, item Nb16
A string of freight cars labeled "Railroad Strike" is stopped at a highway crossing, holding up long lines of traffic.
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"INNOCENT BY STANDER?", 1954 April 25

  • Box 72, item Nb17
A man labeled "Public" has been pushed backward on his haunches by the explosions labeled "Violence" of several firecrackers tied to the tail of a dog labeled "Strikes."
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"OUT ON HIS FEET", undated

  • Box 72, item Nb18
A Kentucky Colonel type with clenched fists is whirling a Hula hoop labeled "Bus Strike" as his feet get tangled up.
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"PLANS FOR ANOTHER INAUGURATION ARE UNDER WAY", 1949 January 17

  • Box 16, item Nb19
A figure representing Robert Taft is riding in the back of a convertible labeled "Auto Industry Fourth Round"; Taft and his running mate are labeled "Wages" and "Prices."
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"AND BROUGHT FORTH A MOUSE", 1949 June

  • Box 12, item Nb20
A car labeled "Want A Ride" is speeding down a hill labeled "Bus Strike"; from the top of the hill smoke labeled "Transportation Emergency" is pouring.
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"ECHOES", 1949 June 11

  • Box 11, item Nb21
John L. Lewis is yelling "Coal Strike" into the open door of a mine shaft; coming out of the same door is the yell, "Railway Lay Offs!"
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"FOURTH ROUND", 1949 April 30

  • Box 11, item Nb22
A jockey labeled "Strikes" is hitting his galloping horse with his whip along the rail. A half moon overhead is frowning.
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"IN AGREEMENT", 1949 May 31

  • Box 11, item Nb23
Two men, one labeled "The Drivers" and the other "The Company," are carrying a banner labeled "Let 'Em Walk!" The driver is walking behind the company man.
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"WIDENING RIPPLES", 1949 May 13

  • Box 11, item Nb24
A factory worker is standing on the bank of a stream and throwing a brick into the water. The ripples moving in concentric circles are labeled, from the center, "Bendix Strike," "Slack Offs," "Lay Offs," and "Shut Downs." Several factory buildings are shown in the background
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"ANOTHER LITTER", 1949 September 26

  • Box 4, item Nb25
A row of rabbits labeled "Strikes" is coming from a hole in the ground and moving in the direction that an adjacent sign labeled "Reconversion Garden" is pointing.
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"WHAT A TIE UP", 1954 September 13

  • Box 72, item Nc01
An open sack showing the states of "ALA," "GA", "SC," "NC," "VA," "KY," "OHIO," "MD," "PENN" and "NJ" is being tied up with a bow labeled "Dock Strike."
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"BECALMED", 1957 March 21

  • Box 72, item Nc02
A four masted sailing ship labeled "British Shipping" is apparently tied up off shore and the words "Dockworkers Strike" are in the foreground.
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"ORDERED ASHORE", 1948 November 26

  • Box 11, item Nc03
A man labeled "Red Influence" is carrying a suitcase near the bottom of a gangplank as a man at the top of the gangplank is yelling and pointing at him; the gangplank is from a large freighter labeled "C.I.O. Unions," flying a U.S. flag.
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1948 November 20

  • Box 11, item Nc04
A row of several freighters is labeled "Vital World Shipments"; in the sky above are the words: "Dock Workers' Strike."
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"THERE'S A SCREW 'LOOSE SOME WHERE", 1946 September 19

  • Box 4, item Nc05
Uncle Sam is peering over the stern of a huge ship labeled "U.S. Shipping." Beneath the ship can be seen two propellers; one is labeled "A.F.L. Settlement" and is churning up the water; the other is labeled "C.I.O." and is not turning.
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1946 September 10

  • Box 4, item Nc06
The outline of a ship in white, labeled "U.S. Shipping," is superimposed over a map of all of the U.S., excepting the Southern states.
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"BARGING RIGHT IN", 1946 Septembr 07

  • Box 4, item Nc07
A man is sitting at a desk labeled "H.S.T." looking at the prow of a large ship labeled "Shipping Emergency" which is emerging from a picture frame on one wall and almost touching the desk.
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"REALLY TIED UP", 1956 September 07

  • Box 4, item Nc08
Uncle Sam is tied to a dock post by a rope labeled "Shipping Strike"; the other end of the rope is attached to a large freighter.
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"DESPERATE, DESTITUTE AND DEFIANT", 1950 February 09

  • Box 21, item Nd01
A coal miner is standing just outside the opening to a mine and looking up at a huge hand holding a bomb labeled "Taft Hartley Bomb." The "H" in "Hartley" does double duty as the "H" in "H Bomb."
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"HIS NAME HAS BEEN ON THE LIST SINCE NOVEMBER", 1949 May 20

  • Box 11, item Nd02
A man labeled "H.S.T." is driving a big car labeled "1947 Model Taft Hartley Labor Law"; in the background is the Capitol Dome with a pennant reading "Congress Car Dealer" flying from the top.
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"ABLE TO TAKE NOURISHMENT", 1949 June 11

  • Box 11, item Nd03
A huge, overweight man labeled "Taft Hartley Law" is seated at a table on which there is a glass labeled "Strikes" and a bowl labeled "And Labor Troubles," from which he is eating with a spoon. The man is saying: "The Report Of My Demise Is Greatly Exaggerated."
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"SET 'EM UP IN THE OTHER ALLEY", 1949 February 04

  • Box 15, item Nd04
Two bowling alleys are shown; the one labeled "Taft Hartley Law" shows a bowling ball hitting the pins and knocking them all down as a man scrambles over the wall at the end to reach the other alley, labeled "Natl. Welfare Strike Control Legislation," in order to set up pins there.
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"SHUT YOUR EYES AND OPEN YOUR MOUTH", 1949 January 26

  • Box 15, item Nd05
A perplexed looking Uncle Sam is being offered a spoon labeled "Pepper's Taft Hartley Law Plan."
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"PLANNING FOR NEXT YEAR", 1949 June 30

  • Box 11, item Nd06
A surprised looking man in a waiter's uniform is wearing a cap labeled "Labor" and watching with some fear a firecracker labeled "Taft Hartley Repeal" fizzle at his feet. Overhead is a much larger firecracker labeled "1950 Election Blacklist" with a very short but unlit fuse.
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"GREEN THUMB", 1949 April 10

  • Box 21, item O01
On top of a huge fist are two small figures with paint cans and brushes painting the huge thumb; on the side on which the man is working are the words "Clean Up!" and on the woman's side is the word "Beautify!" Below the hand is a scene showing three people using spades and planting trees.
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"TWIXT' THE UPPER AND THE LOWER", 1948 November 27

  • Box 11, item O02
A Kentucky Colonel type is shrugging his shoulders as he stands with "Louisville" in the background; before him the river is labeled "Polluted Water" and over him the air is labeled "Polluted Air."
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"BERLIN ISN'T THE ONLY CITY WITH AN AIR LIFT PROBLEM", 1948 November 30

  • Box 11, item O03
A boy is holding a letter labeled "Letter To Santa" as he looks up at the smoke coming from all of the houses, vaguely drawn, in his neighborhood.
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"EVARTS HAS A SMOKE EVIL", undated

  • Box 11, item O04
Four weapons are shown pointing upwards and emitting smoke: a large revolver, a shot gun, a small revolver and a pistol.
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"GATHERING DUST", 1949 March 21

  • Box 11, item O05
A desk spike labeled "Procrastination" has the notes stuck on it: "Gambling," "Smoke Abatement" and "West End Dist." In the background are several factory smoke stacks emitting smoke.
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"EYE SORE", 1949 March 31

  • Box 15, item O06
A Kentucky Colonel type has a hand to a black eye received from being hit by something from "Lincoln Park."
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"MAYBE THIS IS HOW WE WON IT", 1946 December 11

  • Box 4, item O07
A display case labeled "Louisville Treasury" is exhibiting an award with the figure of a man in armor holding a spear and shield; the award is labeled "National 'Clean Up' Award."
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"NO 'COLD FEET' HERE", 1954 July 27

  • Box 72, item Pa01
Over a cloud of dust stirred up by the two legs of someone running are these words: "Rhee Hotfooting For American Aid." The destination is a map labeled "U.S."
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"WHO KILLED COCK ROBIN?", 1951 September 12

  • Box 21, item Pa02
A mean looking Chinese soldier, armed with a bow and arrow, had killed a white dove labeled "Kaesong Meet"; the dove has an olive branch in its beak.
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"WORKING HARD AT IT", 1951 November 13

  • Box 21, item Pa03
A Chinese soldier with his rifle resting on the side ofa trench is digging with a shovel; the blade of the shovel is labeled "Entrenchment" and the handle has a pennant reading "Truce Meet."
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"IN THE SWIM", 1957 June 03

  • Box 72, item Pa04
An old man with a beard and wearing striped swim trunks probably represents Uncle Sam. He is sitting on the edge of a swimming pool splashing his feet in water labeled "Baghdad Pool Pact."
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"LET'S HOPE IT DOESN'T FIZZLE", 1957 July 03

  • Box 72, item Pa05
Uncle Sam, holding his fingers in his ears, is watching a firecracker in the shape of a rolled up paper labeled "Arms Plan"; the plan is three times his own height and at the top a fuse is sparkling.
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"TUG OF PREVENTIVE WAR", 1954 November 29

  • Box 72, item Pa06
A figure labeled "Knowland" is pulling on a rope labeled "Foreign Policy"; he has his heels dug in.
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"ANOTHER CALIFORNIA FOG DISPELLED", 1954 November 30

  • Box 72, item Pa07
A building is labeled "State Dept." and from it come the rays of a "Dulles Speech." Above in the clouds are the words: "Knowland's Talk."
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"THE IRON CURTAIN", 1954 March 27

  • Box 72, item Pa08
A ship is just leaving a boat house labeled "U.S. Trade With Commies"; a man labeled "Congress" is standing outside at the rear of the house and an arrow points inside with the sign "State & Commerce Departments' Secrecy."
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"THE FUSE", 1941 March 06

  • Box 72, item Pa09
A grim reaper type is holding a sword in one hand and a match in the other, intending to light a sprig of a tree labeled "Spring" which is growing out of a globe representing the earth.
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"THAT LITTLE FOREIGN POLICY CAR", 1954 February 28

  • Box 72, item Pa10
A car with a California license is being driven by a driver labeled "Knowland," speeding around a curve in the road and stirring up a lot of dust.
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"AN OPEN BOOK", 1954 March 17

  • Box 72, item Pa11
A hand is shown lifting open the cover of a book; the cover is labeled "Yalta" and the spine of the book is labeled "The Yalta Papers."
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"A BURNED CHILD", 1954 March 21

  • Box 72, item Pa12
An elephant is rubbing a hoof which has been held too close to a log fire labeled "Publication Of Yalta Papers"; behind him is a pile of logs, three labeled "Tehran," "Potsdam," and "Cairo."
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"HOW LONG WILL THE TAIL WAG THE ELEPHANT?", 1954 March 23

  • Box 72, item Pa13
The rear end of an elephant labeled "State Department" is wagging its tail, labeled "Knowland Foreign Policy," as it jumps from side to side.
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"DEAD END?", 1941 June 03

  • Box 72, item Pa14
A aged looking Uncle Sam is trudging up an incline in a road labeled "Democratic Way of Life" toward a sign bearing the likeness of a large swastika; underneath the swastika is written: "Nazi Threat."
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"FALL OUT", 1954 March 18

  • Box 71, item Pa15
A globe representing the earth is labeled "World relations"; above in the clouds is written "Yalta Publications.'
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"BETTER GET SOME POWER BEHIND THIS SHIP", 1954 April 26

  • Box 71, item Pa16
A large sailing ship labeled "Eisenhower Reciprocal Trade Bill" is about to go over a waterfall labeled "Congress."
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"TODAY", [?] April 21

  • Box 71, item Pa17
A peasant labeled "Asia"is standing at the feet of a man labeled "Imperialism Of Yesterday" who has by his side a pitchfork; he is looking at an sketchy impression representing the Communist hammer and sickle, the blade of which is labeled "Imperialism Of Tomorrow."
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"THE REPUBLICAN IDEA OF A BI PARTISAN FOREIGN POLICY", 1954 April 16

  • Box 71, item Pa18
The heads of an elephant and a donkey are face to face. The startled looking donkey has a ring in its nose and attached to the ring is a rope which the elephant is pulling by his trunk.
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"YULE LOG", 1954 December 20

  • Box 71, item Pa19
Uncle Sam is attempting to put a log labeled "Foreign Aid Back Log" into a fireplace which is much too small for it.
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"A MAGINOT LINE THAT'S ALL WET", undated

  • Box 71, item Pa20
A figure labeled "Hoover" is sitting upon the edge of a map looking across an ocean; in front of him are the words: "Atlantic and Pacific Ocean Defenses."
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"'OUR FOREIGN POLICY AND PEACE, THEY'RE WONDERFUL!'", 1954 September 28

  • Box 71, item Pa21
A gleeful looking elephant is holding open his cloak; on the inside are printed "Campaign" on the right and "Strategy" on the left. In the background are two explosions, one labeled "West German Problem" ad the other "Formosa Red China Battles."
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"BUBBLING OVER", 1954 September 23

  • Box 71, item Pa22
A baby elephant labeled "State Dept." is sitting on the floor with a bowl of soapy water labeled "Geneva" and blowing bubbles labeled "G.O.P.TIMISM" from a clay pipe.
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"EXPLORING EVERY AVENUE", 1953 February 18

  • Box 71, item Pa23
A figure representing Uncle Sam is crawling on his stomach from under a black cloud labeled "East West Relations."
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"TIED TO IT", [?] February 9

  • Box 71, item Pa24
The bow of a huge ship labeled "World Trade" in the "Ohio River" is tied with a rope to a tree labeled "Southern Indiana."
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"A WILLING PACK HORSE", 1954 January 05

  • Box 71, item Pa25
A donkey labeled "Democratic Congress" is carrying a huge burden labeled "Eisenhower Foreign Policy."
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"BUT WHERE?", 1950 February 09

  • Box 71, item Pa26
A globe representing the earth has a face and hands and is holding a paper reading "A Age Defense / Get Away / Or / Dig In!"
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"FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE", 1950 February 11

  • Box 71, item Pa27
Uncle Sam is looking off over the horizon; three countries are labeled: "Indonesia," "S. Korea," and "Formosa," and over each is a large dollar sign.
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"FOR A CLOSER LOOK", 1957 October 31

  • Box 71, item Pa28
A man labeled "NATO Paris Meet" is standing atop the Eiffel Tower and looking at the cloudy sky with a telescope.
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"... AND NE'ER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET?", [?] February 5

  • Box 71, item Pa29
A large table labeled "Conference Table" is in the foreground and in the distance are numerous explosions over mountains labeled "Battlefield."
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"MIDDLE OF THE ROAD POLICY", 1954 June 21

  • Box 71, item Pa30
Uncle Sam is striding on a path toward "The Goings And Comings Of The Big Four Meet"; on the left side of the path is another path labeled "Pessimism" and on the right side a path labeled "Optimism."
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"CAN YOU IDENTIFY THE PLANE?", [?] May 23

  • Box 70, item Pa31
A querulous looking man labeled "A Confused Public" is looking up at a plane labeled "Air Supremacy" flying overhead.
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"NEGATIVE APPROACH", [?] June 7

  • Box 70, item Pa32
A figure resembling Ike labeled "We Probably Won't Win!" is walking toward a round table with four chairs labeled "Big 4 Poker Game."
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"MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE A COMPASS", 1954 February 24

  • Box 70, item Pa33
Uncle Sam is shown amid a forest of trees looking at a map labeled "Foreign Policy Expediency Map"; it has a network of roads and an arrow pointing "N."
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"FLIGHTY", 1954 July 31

  • Box 70, item Pa34
A plane labeled "Our Foreign Policy" is flying above and the clouds; the fuselage is a roll of paper.
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"YOU DON'T SPELL IT WITH DOLLAR MARKS", undated

  • Box 70, item Pa35
A perplexed looking Uncle Sam is labeled "The Richest Nation On Earth" and is holding two large bags labeled with dollar signs. A small space capsule with the Communist logo is flying overhead and leaving a trail labeled "Scientific Superiority."
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"HOW TO GET IT BACK TO EARTH", 1957 November 22

  • Box 70, item Pa36
In the center is a drawing of the earth and around it is flying a dove with an olive branch in its beak, leaving a trail labeled "Disarmament Talks."
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"STRENGTHENING THE FLOODWALL", 1957 November 20

  • Box 70, item Pa37
A frustrated looking Uncle Sam is standing on some sand bags and placing another sand bag in place; the bags are on top of a wall labeled "N.A.T.O."
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"TUG OF COLDWAR", 1954 April 26

  • Box 70, item Pa38
Through a building, labeled "Geneva," a rope has been passed; at each end of the rope is a hand tugging at the rope. The hand on one end is from an arm with a coat and shirt sleeves; the hand from the other end is bare armed.
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"MAY THE LORD SAVE US FROM OUR FRIENDS", [?] March 31

  • Box 70, item Pa39
Uncle Sam is walking on a street labeled "Security Street" and holding a paper labeled "Foreign Relations." Five bricks have been thrown at him, each with a labeled trail: "Preventive War," "Knowland Blasts," "Yalta Publication," "McCarthyism," and "Pro Chiang Lobby"; all have missed him.
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"WON'T IT EVER OPEN UP?", 1950 April 04

  • Box 70, item Pa40
A female figure labeled "The Whole Wide World" has a head resembling the globe and very unruly hair; she is sitting on the steps of a store front labeled "Spring Beauty Shop."
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"TWO GUN PEACE OFFICER", 1950 September 20

  • Box 70, item Pa41
Uncle Sam has a belt with two guns in holsters and is reaching for both guns; one holster is labeled "Defense Against Communism In Europe" and the other "Defense Against Communism in Asia."
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"HOW LONG TO SET", [?] February 8

  • Box 70, item Pa42
A startled looking chicken labeled "Berlin Conference" is standing over an unhatched egg.
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"RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED, STILL IN THE WOODS", 1952 February 16

  • Box 70, item Pa43
A figure with a globe representing the earth for a head is standing at the edge of a thick forest and following a sign labeled "Berlin Conference"; the sign is pointing in the direction the figure is going.
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"PROGRAM COMMITTEE", [?] July 21

  • Box 70, item Pa44
At the top of a peak labeled "Summit Meeting" several figures are seated at a table; a sign labeled "Things For Foreign Ministers To Discuss" is fastened to the table.
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"SMOKE ABATEMENT PROBLEM", [?] January 21

  • Box 70, item Pa45
A pensive Uncle Sam is looking down at a map of Central America labeled "Costa Rica Nicaragua Trouble."
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"ONWARD AND UPWARD", 1954 June 15

  • Box 70, item Pa46
A female figure labeled "Humanity" is crawling up a steep slope labeled "Summit Meeting."
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"ON A BICYCLE BUILT FOR TWO", [?] August 20

  • Box 69, item Pa47
A happy looking Uncle Sam is riding alone on the rear seat of a tandem bicycle labeled "World Trade."
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"THE WORM TURNS", [?] August 22

  • Box 69, item Pa48
A man's heavy boot labeled "Colonialism" is squashing a snake which in turn is biting the man's leg.
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"TURKEY HUNTER", 1950 November 21

  • Box 69, item Pa49
An elephant in hunter's garb is carrying an old fashioned blunderbuss gun labeled "Anti Reciprocal Trade."
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"ANOTHER SUMMIT MEETING COMING", 1954 September 22

  • Box 69, item Pa50
On top of a brick wall labeled "Tariff Wall" is a group of men seated around a table labeled "Geneva World Trade Meet."
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"OFF SHORE PROTECTION", 1954 September 16

  • Box 69, item Pa51
A map of the southern U.S., including the Gulf of Mexico, is labeled "U.S." and shows several oil derricks, together labeled "Oil Production." Along the Atlantic coast is a huge, high wall labeled "Tariff Wall."
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"HARD (TO GET) MONEY", 1957 August 16

  • Box 69, item Pa52
A likeness of a thoughtful looking Ike, with one hand to his chin, is looking at a bag labeled "Foreign Aid $."
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"IT'S ALL ONE THING", 1950 February 25

  • Box 69, item Pa53
Uncle Sam in a T shirt covered with stars is lifting a bar with weights on each end; one is labeled "Foreign Aid" and the other "Western Defense."
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"TWO WAY STRETCH", 1950 March 20

  • Box 69, item Pa54
A well dressed Ike, with one arm extended in front of him, is holding in his right hand a sign labeled "Boost Foreign Trade"; with his other arm extended to the rear he is giving the stop sign with his hand to "Oil Import Cut."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1957 September 03

  • Box 69, item Pa55
Uncle Sam is seated with a bowl labeled "London Conference" in his lap and blowing bubbles from a clay pipe; all of the several bubbles are marked with a "Plop!."
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"WHOSE BABY?", 1946 May 26

  • Box 69, item Pa56
A baby marked "Foreign Aid" is in a basket which has been left on the steps of a building whose columns are marked "Universities" and "And Foundations."
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"BOLSTERING IT UP", 1946 May 08

  • Box 69, item Pa57
The barrel of a huge cannon, labeled "Bigger & Better Guns" is pointed upward so that the end of the barrel forms the "O" in "N A T O." Below the barrel is the sign "Economic Aggression" which includes the Communist hammer and sickle.
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"TWO QUESTIONS TO EVERY SIDE", 1954 June 21

  • Box 69, item Pa58
A drawing of the globe with outlines of some of the continents includes two large question marks; the one on the left side of the globe is labeled "Western World," on the other "Eastern World."
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"CAT IN THE WALL", 1957 January 28

  • Box 69, item Pa59
A man, so frightened that his feet have left the floor, hears a loud "Meow"" coming from behind a wall labeled "Dulles Foreign Policy."
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"A SLOW DOWN DRIVE WITHOUT RADAR", 1954 January 19

  • Box 69, item Pa60
Uncle Sam with a weather vane on top of his hat is holding up a blanket labeled "Midwest Blanket Of Snow" in front of highway traffic of cars and trucks.
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"TIME TO GET OUT THE REDUNDERWEAR.", 1954 December 07

  • Box 69, item Pa61
Uncle Sam, dressed in a bathrobe, is looking in his closet at long johns labeled "Cold War Long Handles."
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"DOWN THE DRAIN", [?] November 14

  • Box 69, item Pa62
A wash basin has two handles, "Hot" and "Cold War"; in the basin water labeled "Geneva" is draining away as the drain plug hangs over the side of the basin.
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"FOREIGN POLICY REVISION", 1956 November 30

  • Box 68, item Pa63
Uncle Sam is holding a paint brush as he looks at a sign painted on a wall. He has crossed out "George" in "Let George Do It" and substituted "The U.N."
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"THE END OF THE BRINK ROAD", 1956 October 31

  • Box 68, item Pa64
Uncle Sam is standing at the top of a cliff where a winding road labeled "Foreign Policy" ends. The road is designed so that it crosses itself at one point on the way up the mountain.
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"IT CUTS BOTH WAYS", 1956 October 23

  • Box 68, item Pa65
A hand labeled "Nationalism" is holding a huge sword which crosses above several latitudes/longitudes of the earth's surface; the blade of the sword is labeled "No Domination By East Or West."
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"THE LONGER THE SETTING, THE MORE ADDLED IT BECOMES", 1957 August 05

  • Box 68, item Pa66
A chicken labeled "London Meeting" seems alarmed as it looks down at an egg labeled "Disarmament" in the nest.
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"KEEPER OF THE PEACE", 1957 June 06

  • Box 68, item Pa67
A cowboy with his head in the form of a globe of the earth is labeled "The World"; he is dragging two huge holsters on the ground, one labeled "Eastern Defense" and the other "Western Defense."
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"PICK UP, PATCH UP", 1956 December 14

  • Box 68, item Pa68
Uncle Sam is picking up the pieces which have fallen from a broken vase on a pedestal labeled "Foreign policy." A can marked "Glue" is on the edge of the pedestal.
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"TIME FOR A CHANGE", 1954 July 29

  • Box 68, item Pa69
A smiling Ike, wearing shorts, a short sleeved shirt and Argyle socks, is carrying a golf club in one hand and in the other a pocket watch labeled "Watch Tariff Hike"; the area he is walking on is labeled "World Trade Course." A flag marking a hole is seen in the background.
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"GOING ALONG FOR THE RIDE", 1954 July 19

  • Box 68, item Pa70
A stern looking Uncle Sam, his arms folded, is riding in a canoe labeled "Geneva Canoe." Ripples in the water mark where the paddle has been used by the paddler (unseen).
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"THE MAN WHO BRAGGED THAT HE'D CALL THE SHOTS", 1954 July 16

  • Box 68, item Pa71
A bedraggled looking Uncle Sam labeled "Ike's State Dept." is holding a cue stick and standing by a pool table labeled "Foreign Affairs." Overhead, the chips that tally the score are all on one side,
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"THE STAND BY", 1954 June 16

  • Box 68, item Pa72
A chicken with its head turned away and one wing holding its beak is standing beside a plume of smoke coming from a place labelled "Geneva."
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"BLOSSOM TIME", 1950 April 04

  • Box 68, item Pa73
A cheerful looking Uncle Sam is gazing approvingly at a Japanese cherry tree labeled "Unpartisan Foreign Policy."
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"UNEASY LIES THE HEAD ...", 1957 Novemebr 10

  • Box 68, item Pa74
The face of a wide eyed and grim looking Uncle Sam is wearing a crown labeled "World Leadership."
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"WE MUST HAVE GOTTEN OFF THE ROAD SOMEWHERE", 1954 August 26

  • Box 68, item Pa75
An elephant is driving a car which has veered off a road labeled "That Dynamic Foreign Policy."
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"THOSE MCCARTHY POINTS OF ORDER", 1954 May 07

  • Box 68, item Pa76
Uncle Sam is reading a paper labeled "Foreign Prestige" and being stabbed in the back by two daggers.
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"OUR OPEN DOOR POLICY", undated

  • Box 68, item Pa77
A group of boys and girls labeled "English Children" is looking across a lawn at a house labeled "American Homes."
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"IRON LUNG", [?] August 12

  • Box 21, item Pa78
The huge barrel of a cannon is labeled "World Armament"; lying in the muzzle is a lady, and above her mirror of her face, labeled "Peace."
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"WHERE'S ALL THE FLOOD COMING FROM?", 1940 April 22

  • Box 68, item Pa79
A man, up to his waist in water labeled "Reports," "Rumors," "Propaganda," "Claims," and "Comments", is reading a newspaper and looking up at the ceiling. From a leak in the ceiling a drop of water labeled "War News" is falling.
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"TIME TO BUCKLE ON TWO GUNS", undated

  • Box 67, item Pa80
A determined looking Uncle Sam, wearing a steel helmet labeled "U.S." is strapping on two holsters labeled "Pacific Fleet" and "Atlantic Fleet."
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"DOMINOES", undated

  • Box 67, item Pa81
A mailed fist is knocking down dominoes labeled "Denmark," "Norway," "Sweden," "Holland," "Belgium," "Rumania," and "The Balkans."
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"HANGING BY A HAIR!", 1940 September 12

  • Box 67, item Pa82
A globe labeled "Our World" is hanging by a thread labeled "Royal Air Force" from the sky.
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"THREE, FOUR, OPEN THE DOOR", 1953 December 09

  • Box 21, item Pa83
A lady with a shepherd's staff representing Peace is walking along a path toward a building with a pennant reading "World Accord." On the side of the path are two monuments, some distance from each other, one labeled "Big 3 Meet" and the other "Big 4 Meet."
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"THE DARING YOUNG MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZES", 1951 April 30

  • Box 21, item Pa84
A man labeled "Taft", dressed in tights is jumping from several trapezes including: "Cut Military Spending," "Bigger Army, Navy and Air Force," "Invade Manchuria," "Isolation," "Get Into China," "Get Out Of Europe," and "Help Chiang."
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"DON'T BE A SUCKER", undated

  • Box 21, item Pa85
A con man dressed in derby hat and striped vest and labeled "Political Sharper" is covering one of two large, peanut shells with each hand; the shells are labeled "European Front" and "Asiatic Front." In the background is the Capitol Dome with a pennant flying, reading "Political Big Top" and there is a sign "Main Entrance" below the Dome.
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"IT'S A GOOD TRICK, IF IT WORKS", 1951 May 04

  • Box 21, item Pa86
A large roll of some material (a rug?), labeled "Foreign Policy", has been wrapped around Uncle Sam and placed on two saw horses. A gleeful elephant is manning one end of a saw and someone (unidentified) the other end, and they are sawing the roll in half. In the background is the Capitol Dome with the pennant "Political Big Top" flying and below is the "Main Entrance" to the large tent.
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"PRIVATE SIDE SHOW", 1951 April 30

  • Box 21, item Pa87
A side show barker is behind a podium labeled "Oriental Song & Dance" in front of a tent labeled "For Armed Services & Foreign Relations Committee Men Only." In the background the Capitol Dome with the pennant "Political Big Top" and the "Main Entrance" to the large circus tent.
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"HEADLINES OF THE TIMES", 1942 March 30

  • Box 21, item Pa88
A song bird is perched on a limb singing several tunes labeled: "Workers Vote End To 18 Mill Tie Up," "21 American Republics Map U Boat Fight," "$25,000 Defense Bond Sales Made By Boy, 12," "Counter Jab By Chinese Wins Town," "Russians Rout Nazis; More Areas iberated," "Flood Routs Japs," "Big Losses Slow Enemy On Bataan," "Nazis Report Clash At Sea," and "2 Nations Added to War Council."
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"CO SIGNER", 1949 April 13

  • Box 11, item Pa89
The Capitol Dome serves as an ink well for Uncle Sam to dip a pen labeled "Senate Ratification" and sign the "Atlantic Pact."
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"THE FAR REACHES OF THE ATLANTIC PACT", 1949 May 30

  • Box 11, item Pa90
The shoreline of the "U.S." supports a document which is linked across the Atlantic by lines to the Eiffel Tower labeled "Paris Meet."
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"ONLY CONGRESS HAS THE KEY", 1949 February 15

  • Box 15, item Pa91
Uncle Sam has in one hand a paper labeled "Atlantic Pact" and with the other is pointing toward a pad locked gun cabinet labeled "Declaration of War."
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"TRYING TO SEE HOW FAR HE CAN GO", 1949 March 03

  • Box 15, item Pa92
A man labeled "Reds" is walking a plank over the side of a cliff labeled "Democracy."
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"WELL IN THE FRAME WORK", 1949 March 19

  • Box 15, item Pa93
The studding and roof supports are in place for a house labeled "United Nations." A steel frame for the entrance is labeled on the two uprights and the crossbar: "Marshall Plan," "Atlantic Pact," and "E.R.P."
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"CHINA'S OPEN DOOR", 1949 April 30

  • Box 11, item Pa94
Tacked on the side of a doorway is the sign "Get Out!" pointing away from the door.
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"NOT BUTTONS AND BOWS", 1948 December 21

  • Box 10, item Pa95
A lady with wings and a headband labeled "U.N." is standing and looking down sadly at her wooden shoes marked "Dutch Action In Indonesia."
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"'WHY, IT'S AIMED RIGHT AT ME'", 1949 March 31

  • Box 15, item Pa96
A rolled up paper labeled "Atlantic Pact Aimed At Aggression" is resting on a block. At one end a figure representing Stalin is bending down and sighting along the top of the roll which is equipped with sights as if t were a gun. Strangely, he is peering through the front sight at the rear sight!
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"NEW FIELD", 1949 April 30

  • Box 10, item Pa97
A bomber plane labeled "Air Lift" is landing on an air strip labeled "Big Four Meeting."
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"NO WHALES BUT A NICE STRIKE", 1949 June 21

  • Box 10, item Pa98
A figure representing Ike is holding a string of small fish while standing in a small boat labeled "Paris Meet."
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"CONTROL PROBLEM", 1946 September 09

  • Box 3, item Pa99
A small man in the shape of a bomb and labeled "Atom Bomb" is watching a barrel labeled "Powder Keg" from which a fuse labeled "Power Politics" is burning.
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"UNITED WE STAND", 1946 December 07

  • Box 3, item Pa100
Uncle Sam represented by his striped pants is standing foot to foot with other men; the group is labeled "United Nations." On the ground is a broken sword the handle of which is labeled "Armaments"; one man is standing on the broken piece.
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"NEW VERSION OF THE CABINET DISMEMBERMENT TRICK", 1946 September 17

  • Box 3, item Pa101
At the top of a globe representing the earth and labeled "World Affairs" is the head of Henry Wallace; at the bottom of the globe is a cabinet labeled "Truman's Cabinet" in which a headless man is sitting.
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"MARS HAS A NEW HELMET", 1946 September 30

  • Box 3, item Pa102
A gorilla type is sitting in what seems to be an electric chair, dressed as Mars and labeled "Aggressive War." On his head is a helmet labeled "Supreme Crime"; the helmet is hooked to wires coming from behind the chair.
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"OUR FLAG IS STILL THERE", 1946 November 09

  • Box 3, item Pa103
A flag holder labeled "United Nations" holds the flags of many nations including the U.S. flag in the center; on one side of the holder is the word "Election" and on the other side the word "Results."
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"NOBODY KILLS SANTA CLAUS", 1946 December 04

  • Box 3, item Pa104
Santa is lying in the snow with his reindeer and sled in the distance; a pick has been driven into his chest.
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"STILL ON THE COURSE", 1946 September 23

  • Box 3, item Pa105
A ship labeled "World Peace" has successfully passed through some rough waves and left behind a pathway labeled "Byrnes Foreign Policy."
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"DE TASSELING IT", 1946 September 20

  • Box 3, item Pa106
A figure resembling a determined looking Truman and labeled "H.S.T." is pulling a blossom labeled "Henry Wallace" from a plant labeled "Hybrid Foreign Policy."
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"'SAIL ON, O SHIP OF STATE!'", [?] September 16

  • Box 3, item Pa107
A ship has been cut in half; one half is labeled "Byrnes" and the other "Wallace." On the smoke stack of one is the letter "U" and on the other "S."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1946 October 12

  • Box 3, item Pa108
Over the rim of a globe labeled "World Peace Problems" two men are walking in opposite directions. One is labeled "Eastern Bloc" and the other "Western Bloc"; each is following a sign labeled "U.N. Council" and the signs are pointing in opposite directions.
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"NO DOLLAR DIPLOMACY", 1946 October 26

  • Box 3, item Pa109
A man is holding out his hands and asking for money before a figure of Uncle Sam; a smiling Uncle Sam is pointing out to him a sign which reads: "Money Loaned Only To Friendly Nations."
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"IT ISN'T AS EASY AS THIS", 1946 October 31

  • Box 3, item Pa110
A magician is getting a dove labeled "World Peace" to fly out of a hat labeled "Diplomacy"; the hat is resting on a table labeled "Magic Conference Table."
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"PAUL REVERSE", 1946 October 30

  • Box 3, item Pa111
A figure in the likeness of Molotov is labeled "Molotov"; he is riding a galloping horse, and yelling "Disarm! Disarm!"
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"THANK GOODNESS THAT'S PAST", 1946 December 31

  • Box 3, item Pa112
Uncle Sam is striding by a marker labeled "1946" upon which a rock labeled "War's End" is resting. He is taking long strides and swinging his arms.
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"TEMPERED FOR FLEXIBILITY", 1946 October 02

  • Box 3, item Pa113
A female figure labeled "Justice" is bending a sword held in both hands above her head; the sword is labeled "War Guilt Verdicts."
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"'HEY, WAIT FOR ME!'", 1953 January 21

  • Box 67, item Pb01
Uncle Sam is driving an outboard motor boat labeled "U.S." on a river labeled "St. Lawrence Seaway"; he is trying to catch up with a large ship labeled "Canada."
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"IT'S REALLY A CONFLICT", 1954 June 24

  • Box 67, item Pc01
Uncle Sam is looking questionably at a spot in Central America labeled "Guatemala" from which are coming two claims: "Victory Claims By The Rebels" and "Victory Claims By The Government."
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"HOLD TIGHT!", undated

  • Box 67, item Pc02
In the middle of a map of Central America, at the smallest point, labeled "Common Defense," the map forms two hands which are clasped. The areas on either side of this connecting link are labeled "North America" and "South America."
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"WET BACK", 1953 March 06

  • Box 67, item Pc03
An elephant, standing between "Mexico" and "Texas," is squirting water from its trunk onto its back which is labeled "Cheap Mexican Labor Bill."
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"'OH, SAY, CAN YOU SEE?'", 1954 March 16

  • Box 67, item Pd01
The sun is coming up over one of the several islands shown and from one a flagpole is flying a "U.S." flag; the water around the islands is labeled "U.S. Offshore Islands Policy."
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"OUT ON TWO LIMBS", [?] March 28

  • Box 67, item Pd02
A determined looking Uncle Sam is standing in water holding a rifle with bayonet and attempting to stretch his legs from the island of "Quemoy" on his right to the island of "Matsu" on his left, all the while looking at an area labeled "Red China" ahead of him.
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"HITCHED TO A STARS AND STRIPES", 1954 February 14

  • Box 67, item Pd03
Two land areas are separated by a body of water labeled "Chiang's Ambitions"; on one shore is a flagpole, labeled "Our Formosa Policy," flying a U.S. flag. Tied to the flagpole at the base is a rickshaw.
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"U.S. STAND CALLED 'CRYSTAL CLEAR'", 1954 February 04

  • Box 67, item Pd04
A confused looking Uncle Sam is leaning on a table looking at a crystal ball and at a note labeled "Formosa Policy
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"CERTAINLY NOT BIRDS OF A FEATHER", 1954 January 31

  • Box 67, item Pd05
Shores marked "China" on one side and "Formosa" on the other are separated by water. Overhead two birds are perched on tree limbs; one is labeled "Russ. Cease Fire Proposal" and the other "West Cease Fire Proposal."
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"A TIGHT WIRE TO A LITTLE ISLAND", 1954 February 02

  • Box 67, item Pd06
A wire has been stretched between "Red China" and "Formosa" over a body of water. Balancing himself on the wire, labeled "Defense Line," Uncle Sam is crossing the wire with the help of a balancing bar.
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"ISLAND HOPING INSTEAD OF ISLAND HOPPING", 1954 February 03

  • Box 67, item Pd07
A smiling Ike is writing at a table: "I Foresee No Need For GI's In Formosa And Its Outposts."
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"SHIPS THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT", 1954 April 22

  • Box 67, item Pd08
Heading away from and toward "Formosa" are two planes; the one heading away is labeled "Dulles" and the other "Radford."
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"FORMOSA STRAIT JACKET", [?] April 13

  • Box 67, item Pd09
A befuddled looking Uncle Sam is wearing a straitjacket labeled "G.O.P. Foreign Policy."
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"SPLENDID ISOLATION", 1954 April 04

  • Box 66, item Pd10
Uncle Sam is looking into the distance with one hand shading his eyes; in the other hand held behind him is a scroll labeled "Off Shore Islands."
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"HOW FAR IS THE FAR REACHES OF THE PACIFIC?", 1954 September 13

  • Box 66, item Pd11
A rolled up parchment labeled "Far Reaching Formosa Defense Commitments" stretches across a wide body of water.
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"WITH A RING IN THE END OF HIS NOSE", 1954 September 09

  • Box 66, item Pd12
Uncle Sam has a ring in his nose with a rope leading to an area across the water from "Red China." The ring and rope are labeled "Formosa Defense Commitment."
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"KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL", 1950 August 31

  • Box 66, item Pd13
Uncle Sam is about to hit a golf ball labeled "Korea" while in the background there are loud sounds coming from "Formosa."
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"STILL LEFT UP IN THE AIR", 1954 February 17

  • Box 66, item Pd14
In the foreground is an island labeled "Formosa" and across some water is a shore labeled "Red China"; in the background are two islands, one labeled "Off Shore" and the other "Islands."
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"ALL ALONE", 1954 February 18

  • Box 66, item Pd15
A puzzled looking Uncle Sam with one hand to his mouth is looking at footprints which are leaving a beach and disappearing in the water; a sign nearby reads "Our Off Shore Islands Policy."
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"PRO AND CON", 1954 January 27

  • Box 66, item Pd16
On each side of a road labeled "Formosa Road" a well dressed man is driving a signpost into the ground. One sign reads "Preventive War" and the other "Peace"; both are pointing in the same direction.
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"MAYBE THEY'LL HELP US TURN HIM LOOSE", 1954 January 21

  • Box 66, item Pd17
Uncle Sam is trying to ward off a mean looking wolf labeled "Formosa Commitments" which has jumped up to his chest and going for the jugular as he walks along a path labeled "U.N," pointing in the direction he is going.
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"NOT A MATTER OF HOURS", 1954 January 27

  • Box 66, item Pd18
The upper part of an hour glass is labeled "Formosa Resolution" and the lower part "Senate"; the sand is pouring slowly into the lower half.
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"THE FARTHEST REACH OF THE PACIFIC", 1954 January 22

  • Box 66, item Pd19
Uncle Sam is pictured in a frying pan labeled "Formosa" and reaching out to a plume of smoke labeled "Rescue Of Troops From China Costal Islands."
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"DRAWING THE LINE", 1954 January 24

  • Box 66, item Pd20
A hand is holding a drawing compass; one point of the compass is at the top of the Dome of the Capitol Building and the other is marking a line in the waters between "Formosa" and a land mass.
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"WHAT A JUMPING OFF PLACE", undated

  • Box 23, item Pd21
A cliff on an island labeled "Formosa" shows men leaping into the water far below; the men are labeled "Defeated Nips." On a level part of the island is an air strip labeled "U.S. Air Base Aimed At Japan" from which planes are taking off.
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"IN THE SAME PACKAGE", 1954 March 12

  • Box 66, item Pe01
Two children, one with a lei around her neck and labeled "Hawaii," and the other in a warm jacket and labeled "Alaska," are both covered with a blanket labeled "Statehood Bill."
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"THE DAILY DOUBLE THAT DIDN'T", [?] May 11

  • Box 66, item Pe02
Two horses, one labeled "Alaska" and the other "Hawaii," are lying in the wrong direction on a racetrack labeled "Statehood Bill Track." In the background is the Capitol Dome labeled "Political Grandstand."
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"CAN'T WE JUST SAVE THIS ONE?", 1954 April 02

  • Box 66, item Pe03
An elephant labeled "G.O.P. Proud Papa" (and the elongated "P" in G.O.P. serves as the first letter of Proud and Papa) is looking down at a crib labeled "Statehood Bill" in which two babies labeled "Alaska" and "Hawaii" are lying. The bodies of the babies are in the form of rolled up papers (documents).
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"WHAT NORTHERN LIGHTS?", 1956 October 11

  • Box 66, item Pe04
An elephant is standing on an area labeled "Alaska" and looking at the lights in the sky labeled "Democratic Trend."
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"OUT RIGGER", 1953 January 21

  • Box 66, item Pe05
A youngster stripped to the waist is paddling a canoe labeled "Hawaii"; attached to the canoe is a small kayak labeled "Alaska" paddled by a youngster in furs. They are approaching a buoy marked "Statehood."
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"ALAS ALASKA", 1952 January 06

  • Box 21, item Pe06
A politician type is seated at a desk labeled "Congress" looking at a document labeled "Statehood For Hawaii"; in the background is a fur clad figure standing outside an igloo.
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"A RAY OF HOPE", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf01
The torch at the top of the Statue of Liberty is sending a beam labeled "Destroyers to England"; in the background many planes are flying over a shore labeled "Battle Of Britain."
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"UNDER FORCED DRAFT", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf02
A figure labeled "Public Opinion" is standing at the wheel in the bow of a speeding ship labeled "50 Destroyers For England
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"OPEN UP!", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf03
A man labeled "Johnnie Q. Public" is standing in the bow of a ship labeled "Destroyers For England" and is beckoning to the engineer of a locomotive labeled "Politics 1940" which has stopped on a drawbridge labeled "Election Year Bridge."
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"STRENGTHEN OUR 'FIRST LINE DEFENSE'", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf04
Uncle Sam is reading a document labeled "Defense Plans" as he stands by a body of water in which several destroyers labeled "Our Surplus 'World War' Destroyers" are lined up. At the top of the cartoon is a line of ships labeled "British Navy" and in the clouds about them is a figure with a rifle and a Nazi arm band.
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"MISTER, CAN YOU SPARE A SHIP?'", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf05
Uncle Sam is standing on the "U.S." shore of the "Atlantic Ocean" holding an armful of destroyers; across the ocean a man is standing on a small island labeled "England," attempting to hold back a flood of ships, tanks, guns and planes. On the distant horizon, Nazi flags are flying over several areas.
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"OUR NAVY HAMMOCK", undated

  • Box 65, item Pf06
Uncle Sam is lying in a hammock sipping a drink and smoking a cigar. The hammock is held up by two ropes, one labeled "U.S. Navy Old Destroyers" and the other rope, very frayed, is labeled "British Navy Destroyer Loss." The U.S. Navy rope is tied to a tree on an area labeled "Pacific Ocean" and the other from the "Atlantic ocean"; underneath the hammock are several Nazi logos; in an area which apparently is the Gulf of Mexico.;
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"HOVERING", undated

  • Box 91, item Pg01
A dove of peace, carrying an olive branch in her beak, is flying with the aid of four whirling blades fastened to her back. Below is land labeled "Finland."
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"FAR REACHING", 1949 February 22

  • Box 16, item Pg02
A long arm labeled "The Will Of The American People" is stretched across an ocean labeled "Atlantic Pact" to a man standing on land labeled "Norway."
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"AND NE'ER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET?", 1949 February 07

  • Box 15, item Pg03
A man labeled "Norway" is trying to prevent the two jaws of a vise from squeezing him to death. The jaw of the vise behind him is labeled "Western Pact" and his hands are pushing against the jaw in front which has a hammer and sickle logo and is labeled "Eastern Pressure."
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"U.N. FORCE", 1957 February 28

  • Box 65, item Ph01
A huge hand is pushing a soldier walking on ground labeled "Egypt" to cross a line into land marked "Israel
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"ANY RELATION?", 1957 October 14

  • Box 65, item Ph02
A sputnik is moving across the sky leaving a trail labeled "Sputnik Launching"; in the opposite direction an object which looks like a sputnik has landed on an area labeled "Syria" and left a trail labeled "Egyptian Landing."
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"RUSSIAN ARMS FOR THE ARABS", 1954 September 27

  • Box 65, item Ph03
An Arab soldier with a rifle across his arms is standing between the giant paws of a bear.
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"DO IT YOURSELF KIT", 1956 December 03

  • Box 65, item Ph04
A large man wearing a top hat with the design of the British flag on it is using a pair of pliers labeled "Made In U.S.A." to pull a tooth, labeled "Egyptian Pull Out," from his own mouth.
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"WE ASKED FOR IT", 1957 March 09

  • Box 65, item Ph05
A disgruntled looking Arab labeled "Suez Acabar Problem" is sitting in a basket labeled "Israel Withdrawal" which is placed in front of a door whose entrance is labeled "Our Door Step."
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"WE'RE GOING 'ROUND & 'ROUND", 1957 March 10

  • Box 65, item Ph06
Uncle Sam is cranking a grindstone wheel labeled "Mideast" and sparks are flying as he holds his nose to the grindstone.
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"THE CANAL IS REOPENED", 1957 April 09

  • Box 65, item Ph07
A stern looking Uncle Sam is standing in the bow of a boat which is sailing through waters marked "Suez Canal." The canal has many cut backs as it disappears in the distance, and Uncle Sam is saying "I've Got To Go Through All That Again!"
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"NASSAR, "I'LL JUST PLAY THESE!", 1957 April 11

  • Box 65, item Ph08
Uncle Sam is sitting at a table playing cards with the Egyptian Nassar who is holding cards which are labeled "The First Deal We Made." Uncle Sam is also holding cards and there are several chips on the table.
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"SINCE THE PYRAMID WON'T COME TO US", 1957 March 31

  • Box 65, item Ph09
A pyramid is labeled "Nassar's Stand" and is located on land labeled "Egypt."
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"JUVENILE DELINQUENT", 1954 March 07

  • Box 65, item Ph10
A boy labeled "Youthful Israel" in standing on land marked "Gaza" looking at smoke rising from a building burning in the distance. A long finger labeled "Truce Commission" is pointing at the boy.
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"TRYING TO LAUNCH ANOTHER SATELLITE", 1957 March 20

  • Box 64, item Ph11
A rocket labeled "New East" is on a launching pad at a location marked "Propaganda Launching Site"; a man is lighting a fuse at the base of the rocket and behind him is a flag with the Communist hammer and sickle.
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"A PIPE LINE THAT'S WORKING", 1957 January 12

  • Box 64, item Ph12
A long tube labeled "Inflation" is coming from a desert labeled "Suez Problem" and a man labeled "Gas Price Boost" is putting the other end of the tube into the gas tank of a car. The man is smoking a cigar.
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"TRUCES MAY COME, AND TRUCES MAY GO, BUT ...", 1946 May 10

  • Box 64, item Ph13
From the border between "Israel" and "Egypt" a long plume of smoke labeled "Trigger Happy Policies" is rising to the sky.
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"UNITED NATIONS?", 1954 April 20

  • Box 64, item Ph14
Straddling the border between "Israel" and "Egypt" are he huge letters "U" and "N."
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"JUST ANOTHER BRINK", 1956 September 13

  • Box 64, item Ph15
Uncle Sam's shoes and striped pants are shown at the edge of a wall labeled "Dulles Policy"; his feet have scuffed some dirt which is falling into water labeled "Suez Crisis."
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"DROPPING THE SHIP", 1956 September 14

  • Box 64, item Ph16
A huge man labeled "Suez Pilots" is dropping a freighter into water; in the background are several pyramids.
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"OFF SHORE OIL", 1954 August 30

  • Box 64, item Ph17
An elephant is pouring oil from a can labeled "Words Of Hope" onto water labeled "Suez Troubled Waters."
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"'FOR MEN MAY COME AND MEN MAY GO ...'", 1956 September 30

  • Box 64, item Ph18
A large map shows the area through which the Suez Canal flows; at one point there is the label "Suez Canal Crisis" and the canal is saying "But I Go On Forever!" In the distance are ships circling an island which is labeled "Third London Meeting."
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"WHILE WE WORRY ABOUT SUEZ CANAL PILOTS", 1956 September 24

  • Box 64, item Ph19
A ship labeled "Our Drifting Foreign Policy." is at the mercy of the waves.
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"JUST MOLE HILLS", 1956 August 08

  • Box 64, item Ph20
A well dressed man labeled "Secty. Wilson" has his hands in a what's going on gesture and seems puzzled by the clouds labeled "Suez Crisis" which are gathering over some of the pyramids.
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"OUR DYNAMIC FOREIGN POLICY", 1956 August 04

  • Box 64, item Ph21
A large hand coming from a starred sleeve has its fingers crossed; in the background ships are going through a canal labeled "Suez Problem."
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"THE LONGER IT DRAGS THE KNOTTIER IT GETS", [?] February 14

  • Box 64, item Ph22
A car labeled "U.S. Foreign Policy" is dragging a long rope labeled "Near East Problem" along a road; at several intervals the rope is tangled in knots.
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"LEFT UNSOLVED", 1957 February 29

  • Box 64, item Ph23
At the mouth of the Suez Canal the bay is labeled "Suez Gulf Of Aqaba Problem"; in the distance a soldier labeled "Israel Pull Out" is walking away.
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1954 September 10

  • Box 64, item Ph24
The angel of peace, carrying a dove in one hand and dragging an olive branch with the other, is labeled "Israel Arab Truce"; she is walking between two barbed wire fences, one behind and one in front of her.
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"NEAR NEARER NEAREST", 1946 May 29

  • Box 64, item Ph25
Uncle Sam is looking in amazement at the clouds labeled "Crisis" over a land labeled "Near East."
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"DESERT PROBLEMS", 1957 January 15

  • Box 64, item Ph26
There are two panels (not marked so); in the lower part of the cartoon the skeleton of a steer is shown on land labeled "South West"; in the upper part are three pyramids labeled "Near East."
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"ARMAMENT RACE", 1954 September 29

  • Box 63, item Ph27
Two cannon barrels are pointed at each other, almost touching, over a land labeled "Near East." The two barrels are labeled "American Arms to Israel" and "Russian Arms To Egypt."
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"RUSSIAN ROULETTE", 1954 October 12

  • Box 63, item Ph28
A Russian officer with the hammer and sickle logo on his epaulets has his arms around a roulette wheel; in each hand is a pistol. One pistol is being offered to a man labeled "Israel" and the other to a man labeled "Egypt."
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"THE WAR OF NERVES", 1957 September 14

  • Box 63, item Ph29
Two swords, one labeled "Western Might," held by a star studded hand, and the other labeled "Eastern Might," held by a hand marked with the hammer andsickle logo. Below and between the swords a frightened Arab sits on ground labeled "Near East."
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"ON COMMON GROUND", 1957 January 25

  • Box 63, item Ph30
The leg of a donkey is shown against the leg of an elephant and in the distance are two pyramids.
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"THE WATCHERS", 1954 November 04

  • Box 63, item Ph31
A frowning Uncle Sam and a smiling Russian are looking across a representation of an area of the world which includes "Turkey," "Cyprus," "Lebanon," "Syria," "Iraq," "Jordan," "Israel," "Saudi Arabia," and "Egypt," as a column of smoke rises from Israel
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"HORNS OF THE DILEMMA", 1956 October 30

  • Box 63, item Ph32
The head of a bull with two horns labeled "Israel" and "Egypt" has a third cork screw shaped horn labeled "Suez Problem" in the middle of its forehead.
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"'MASSIVE RETALIATION'", [?] July 31

  • Box 63, item Ph33
A huge hand labeled "Egypt" is grasping the "Suez Canal" between its thumb and fingers as a pile of debris labeled "Aswan Dam Plans" lays nearby.
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"PYRAMIDING", 1957 February 19

  • Box 63, item Ph34
A perplexed looking Uncle Sam, labeled with an exclamation mark, is looking at three pyramids, each in turn labeled "Mid " "East" "Crisis."
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"FOREIGN POLICY", 1957 March 06

  • Box 63, item Ph35
A man labeled "Senate Resolution" is walking resolutely along carrying a banner which has the familiar drawing of the coiled snake ready to strike and the words "Don't Tread On The Near East."
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"THE SHAKE DOWN CRUISE", 1957 May 16

  • Box 63, item Ph36
A hand labeled "Nassar" is hovering over the "Suez" canal and beckoning to a ship labeled "Israel Ship" which is just entering the canal.
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"THE COLOSSUS OF THE EAST LOOKS TO THE COLOSSUS OF THE NORTH", [?] September 07

  • Box 63, item Ph37
Uncle Sam in full dress, with his hand to his chin, is looking from across the horizon to a man labeled Nassar" which is standing astride the "Suez."
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"MIRAGE?", 1954 July 27

  • Box 63, item Ph38
A grinning Arab is saying "Aswan Dam!" as he looks at the "Suez Canal."
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"REPLACING THE OLD POWDER KEG", 1956 December 19

  • Box 63, item Ph39
A startled looking Uncle Sam is looking at a large drum labeled "Oil" resting on land labeled ""Near East."
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"NASSAR'S PLAYING BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE MIDDLE", 1956 December 20

  • Box 63, item Ph40
The canal is labeled "Suez Canal Oil Shipments"; one end is labeled "Opening Of The South End" and the other end has a sign labeled "Blocked North End." The land through which the canal is flowing is labeled "Egypt."
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"ARMAMENT RACE", 1954 February 21

  • Box 63, item Ph41
Two army tanks are racing side by side, both labeled "Made In U.S.A." From one tank a pennant is flying labeled "Arms For Israel" and from the other tank a pennant reads "Arms For Egypt."
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"GETTING HIS HEAD MAN IN", 1946 May 10

  • Box 63, item Ph42
A bear marked with the hammer and sickle logo has its head labeled "Shepilov" under a sheet labeled "Egypt."
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"THE EISENHOWER JACKET", 1954 April 10

  • Box 62, item Ph43
A muzzled figure marked "Russ. Veto" is topped with a sign reading "Eisenhower Policy To Use U.S. Troops In Mideast Only After U.N. Vote." In the background, smoke is rising from some hills.
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"COMING BACK TO IT", 1957 February 21

  • Box 62, item Ph44
A man labeled "U.S. Foreign Policy" has made a circle running from a building marked U.N. to a place labeled "Mid East" and is now about to return to the U.N.
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"ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS", undated

  • Box 24, item Ph45
An angel labeled "Peace" is looking down on an area labeled "Israel Jordan Clashes."
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"LOTS OF NEW CUSTOMERS", 1949 January 29

  • Box 10, item Ph46
A line of people, followed by a man whose hat has a representation of the British flag, is entering a building labeled "Israel" and marked with the six pointed star symbol. The woman last in line is carrying a basket labeled "Recognition."
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"DEAD END?", 1941 July 15

  • Box 21, item Pi01
Uncle Sam is standing in a path labeled "Democratic Way Of Life", at the end of which is a sign with the Nazi logo and reading "Nazi Threat."
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"HEIL!", undated

  • Box 21, item Pi02
A man labeled "German American Bund" is wearing a swastika arm band and is holding up a Ku Klux Klan type hood labeled "Intolerance."
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"AIR LIFT", 1957 June 26

  • Box 62, item Pi03
A kite labeled "Disarmament" is held to the ground by a ball labeled "German Reunification" and a chain which are in the place of a tail for the kite.
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"LIFE GIVING PLASMA", 1956 December 07

  • Box 62, item Pi04
A soldier labeled "West Europe Economy" is lying flat on a stretcher; the bayonet of his rifle is stuck in the ground and at the butt of the rifle is a bag of plasma which is being fed into his arm intravenously. The bag is marked with a dollar sign.
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"IS HE MORE AFRAID OF HIMSELF THAN THE REDS?", 1954 February 24

  • Box 62, item Pi05
A man is standing next to a rifle with a bayonet labeled "German Army" which is leaning against a wall. The man is making a stop gesture with both hands; over a hill a Russian soldier with rifle and bayonet is approaching along with a flag carrying the hammer and sickle logo.
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"EAST IS EAST AND WEST IS WEST", 1954 October 09

  • Box 62, item Pi06
A happy looking man labeled "West Germany" is walking in the direction pointed out by a sign labeled "Western Alliance." Behind him, facing in the opposite direction is a frightened looking man labeled "East Germany"; he is chained to a ball labeled "Russian Domination."
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"FILLING PERON'S SHOES", 1954 October 05

  • Box 62, item Pi07
Two booted legs are labeled "Gen. Eduardo" and "Lonardi." They are standing on some papers labeled "La Prensa."
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"ON THE ROCKS", 1954 August 23

  • Box 62, item Pi08
A yacht labeled "E.D.C.," its masts broken and sails down, has floundered against several rocks, all labeled "Nationalism."
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"BY A HAIR", 1954 August 16

  • Box 62, item Pi09
A sword labeled "European Defense Community" is being held up by a thread labeled "French Attitude."
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'"THE TIME HAS COME,' THE RUSSIANS SAID", [?] February 13

  • Box 62, item Pi10
A ghostly looking figure resembling Stalin is offering a jar labeled "Friendship Pact Sauce" to two small figures, one labeled "Austria" and the other "East Germany"; the ghost is saying "Sprinkle This On Yourselves."
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"EUROPEAN DEFENSE COCOON", 1954 August 28

  • Box 62, item Pi11
A woman is looking at a tree in the lower branches of which is a package labeled "E.D.C."
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"LOOK BEFORE WE LEAP", 1954 September 02

  • Box 62, item Pi12
Uncle Sam is standing at the edge of a cliff on a path labeled "The End Of The E.D.C. Trail" looking down at the water labeled "Some Sort Of European Defense."
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"NO SPLIT", 1953 January 31

  • Box 62, item Pi13
Two hands are shown, one with a hammer and the other a sickle; the hammer is being used to strike the blade of the sickle against a large tube labeled "European Defense Pact." The blade is being dented and bent.
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"HEAD US OFF, DARN OUR FOOL HIDES'", 1954 June 30

  • Box 62, item Pi14
A man labeled "German People" is running behind a cow labeled "German Army," holding its tail. A sign pointing in the direction the man and the cow are going is labeled "Militarism."
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"THE GREATEST AIR LIFT IN HISTORY", 1954 April 22

  • Box 62, item Pi15
A large, six engine plane labeled "French Morale" is flying over clouds
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"A MATTER OF ENDURANCE", 1954 October 03

  • Box 62, item Pi16
A finger labeled "France" is being held against a grinding wheel labeled "United Nations"; a can of oil is dripping oil on the wheel
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"TO THE LAST DITCH", [?] December 29

  • Box 21, item Pi17
A road labeled "Spanish Government Defense" is lined with wrecked buildings and the crosses of buried soldiers, their helmets on top of the crosses. In the foreground is a soldier's hand just visible from the uncovered grave he has been laid in, his rifle lying on the mound of earth dug from the grave
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"JOHN BULLDOGGING", [?] August 11

  • Box 21, item Pi18
A man with the insignia of Britain on his sleeves is trying to grab a snorting bull whose horns are labeled "Recognition" and "Of Franco."
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"SAMPSON?", [?] May 13

  • Box 61, item Pi19
A man in tights resembling Hitler is trying to push back pillars on either side as a beam above labeled "European Civilization" begins to crumble.
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"THE FLOWER THAT WAS FRANCE", undated

  • Box 61, item Pi20
A tree has been cut down and the remaining leaves form on the ground a pattern of a fleur de lis. In the background is a ruined structure, its columns broken and lying on the ground, and overhead are many dark clouds.
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"STEALING THE SPOTLIGHT", 1951 September

  • Box 20, item Pi21
A figure labeled "MacArthur is standing on an area labeled "Asia" and a light which is focused beyond him ends in a spot labeled "European Theater." In the spot is the shadow of the MacArthur figure in Asia, pipe and all.
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"ADDED ATTRACTION TO THE BIG SHOW", 1951 April 30

  • Box 20, item Pi22
A figure representing Britain is standing on platform labeled "The India Rubber Man" and holding out an arm which is stretched to the margin of the cartoon and labeled "Red Rubber Deals." In the background is the Capitol Dome labeled "Political Big Top" and the sign below marked "Main Entrance" to the huge circus tent.
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"HAY LOFT", 1949 January 25

  • Box 15, item Pi23
A man labeled "Berlin Air Lift Technique" is standing in the clouds labeled "Emergency Cattle Feeding" swinging a pitchfork with some hay attached as hundreds of cattle are grazing below.
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"THE BLOCKADE", 1949 May 20

  • Box 10, item Pi24
An auto labeled "Paris Meeting" is stopped at a railroad crossing on which a railroad box car labeled "Berlin Railroad Strike" is standing.
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"THE RATS LEAVE ON THE SHIP", 1949 May 23

  • Box 10, item Pi25
A ship labeled "Batory" "Poland" is tied to a dock with two hawsers. Up each rope a rat is crawling toward the ship; one is labeled "Red Spies."
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"PARIS SEES A SMOKE EVIL", undated

  • Box 10, item Pi26
A woman is confronting a monster vision in the form of a German soldier with his rifle and bayonet pointed directly at her; in the background are factories labeled "The Ruhr"
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"NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS", 1949 February 09

  • Box 15, item Pi27
Uncle Sam is looking with pleasure at a horizon labeled "Success Of E.R.P. Program."
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"GIVING IT THE HI BALL", 1948 November 27

  • Box 10, item Pi28
A trainman labeled "H.S.T." is standing in the foot rungs on the side of a freight car and signalling "Full Speed Ahead" with his lantern to the engineer ahead; the train is labeled "European Recovery."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1946 December 13

  • Box 3, item Pi29
A man in the likeness of and labeled "Franco" is sitting on the ground with cards from a deck spread in front of him, apparently playing solitaire. The ground is labeled "Romantic Desert."
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"BLOCKADING KNOWLAND'S BLOCKADE", 1954 December 03

  • Box 61, item Pj01
A great wall labeled "International Law" is up against an area labeled "Red China
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"LOOK WHAT THE DEMOCRATS DONE'", 1954 July 10

  • Box 61, item Pj02
A chagrined looking elephant is standing on its hind legs and pointing toward an area labeled "Red China."
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"NO 'PAPER TIGER'", 1954 March 09

  • Box 61, item Pj03
A uniformed man labeled "Red China" is looking up at the familiar "Don't Tread On Me" flag with the coiled snake; its rattles are labeled "Dulles Warning."
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"OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS", 1954 March 19

  • Box 61, item Pj04
A ship labeled "Jet Fuel Tanker" is caught in a storm in the "China Sea."
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"OFF SHORE ISLAND AND ONSHORE GUNS", undated

  • Box 61, item Pj05
A ship labeled "Red China" has two of its big guns trained on an island labeled "Matsu."
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"IT'S EASY TO START AN AVALANCHE", 1954 December 14

  • Box 61, item Pj06
A great number of big rocks are tumbling from the top of a cliff; one is labeled "Natl. China Veto" and another "Russian Vetoes." A man is standing atop the cliff.
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"MAROONED", 1954 January 17

  • Box 61, item Pj07
A document with legs is labeled "U.S. Foreign Policy" and is standing on an area labeled "Formosa." In the background is a much larger area labeled "China."
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"NOT EXACTLY THE INVITATION HE HAD IN MIND", 1954 January 31

  • Box 61, item Pj08
A uniformed officer labeled "Red China" is being offered a piece of paper labeled "Invitation To Cease Fire Debate" by a hand labeled "U.N."
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"IRONING ITSELF OUT", 1954 May 31

  • Box 61, item Pj09
The arm of a shirt labeled "Far East Tension" is holding the iron and ironing the shirt.
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"A JUVENILE PROBLEM IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT", 1957 August 14

  • Box 61, item Pj10
A likeness of Dulles is holding a paper which reads "American Youth To Visit Red China." Dulles has a look of consternation on his face.
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"LOOK WHAT'S HAPPENING", 1954 April 17

  • Box 61, item Pj11
An elephant is looking at a car whose windshield is labeled "Indochina"; by the elephant is a big question mark.
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'"WE HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN YOU'", 1954 May 15

  • Box 61, item Pj12
Uncle Sam is standing on a cliff overlooking a waterfall labeled "Red River" and shouting at a boat labeled "Indochina" which is caught in the currency moving toward the falls.
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"RUSSIAN BALLET HOO!", 1954 December 12

  • Box 61, item Pj13
A figure labeled "Gallery Playing Khrushchev" is dancing on a stage labeled "India" before a huge theater audience.
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"NOT THE THREE MUSKETEERS", 1954 May 14

  • Box 61, item Pj14
The thumbs of three hands, labeled "India," "Burma," and "Indonesia" are all pointing down above a paper which is labeled "South East Asia Security Pact."
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"THE EIGHT POWER PACT BALL", 1954 September 07

  • Box 60, item Pj15
A Russian officer is looking over the edge of a giant globe representing the earth; the globe is labeled "8" in a black circle and "South East Asia."
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"CHAIRMAN OF THE RUSSIAN DELEGATION", 1953 January 20

  • Box 60, item Pj16
A figure labeled "Molotov" is carrying a chair labeled "Seat for Red China."
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"SWINGING RIGHT AND LEFT", 1950 November 14

  • Box 60, item Pj17
A man's back is labeled "Communist China" and he is holding in one hand a club labeled "Force" and in the other a quill pen labeled "Political Diplomacy." He is looking toward a flag labeled "U.N."
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"WORDS AND ACTIONS", 1950 November 28

  • Box 60, item Pj18
A stoic looking man is labeled "China At U.N.," and in the background is an area labeled "Korea."
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"OPEN DOOR POLICY", 1950 May 31

  • Box 60, item Pj19
A glowering Stalin labeled "Russian Delegation" is standing in a doorway labeled "U.N." and holding a paper which reads "Communist China Comes In Or We Walk Out!"
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"STILL UNABLE TO SEE THE FOREST", 1954 July 08

  • Box 60, item Pj20
Uncle Sam is on his knees looking at a small tree labeled "Chiang Kai-Shek"; in the background is a forest of huge trees labeled "Red China."
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"RED FLASH", 1957 August 23

  • Box 60, item Pj21
A paper boy is yelling "Read All About It!" and showing the headline of a newspaper which reads "Dulles To Let 24 Newsmen Go To China!"
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"HOLDING TIGHT REINS", 1957 January 01

  • Box 60, item Pj22
Two men, one labeled "Red Russia" and the other "Red China," are pulling back on the reins as they ride in a cart labeled "Satellite Control."
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"THE DULLES CALL", 1954 April 12

  • Box 60, item Pj23
Uncle Sam is wielding a fencing sword and yelling "One For All And All For One!" to two other men with fencing swords; one is labeled "England" and the other "France." Overhead are the words "Red Threat To Indochina."
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"GETTING CLOSER", 1954 April 08

  • Box 60, item Pj24
Uncle Sam is looking at a globe of the world showing "China," "India," "Thailand," "Philippines," and Indochina"; Indochina is the only country shown in black.
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"IN THE ROUGH", 1954 April 20

  • Box 60, item Pj25
A golf ball labeled "Foreign Policy" is hidden in weeds labeled "Indochina" as two golfers approach
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"THE NEW LOOK", 1954 March 22

  • Box 60, item Pj26
Uncle Sam has a hand to his chin as he ponders while he looks at a cloud labeled "Indochina" rising over the horizon
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"APRIL SHOWERS MAY BRING FLOWERS", 1954 March 30

  • Box 60, item Pj27
A fleet of planes labeled "Aid To France" is dropping bombs on an area labeled "Indochina."
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"HERE WE GO", 1954 April 06

  • Box 60, item Pj28
Uncle Sam, shown with the stripes on his pant leg, is stepping on a twisting, convoluted tree branch labeled "Indochina."
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"EASY PICKINS", 1954 June 30

  • Box 60, item Pj29
A Chinese man with a communist logo on his sleeve is sitting against a tree labeled "Indo China" and preparing to catch an apple labeled "Red River Delta" which is falling from the tree.
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"PEACEFUL CO EXISTENCE?", 1954 January 20

  • Box 60, item Pj30
Two smiling figures representing Ike and Knowland are seated across a table from each other; Ike is holding a paper labeled "Eisenhower China Policy" and Knowland a paper labeled "Knowland China Policy."
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"LIVING DANGEROUSLY", 1954 January 18

  • Box 59, item Pj31
A man labeled "Knowland" is skating on the ice around a section of a frozen pond which shows cracks and has a sign labeled "Thin Ice (Ike)." The frozen pond is labeled "Asian Policy."
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"TO MEN OF GOOD WILL", 1954 December 08

  • Box 59, item Pj32
A huge Christmas wrapped box labeled "U.N. Package Deal" is being kicked at by a tiny figure labeled "Chiang."
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"TRADE WITH RED CHINA", 1954 December 16

  • Box 59, item Pj33
A group of men labeled "35 Chinese Students" is standing on a shore labeled "U.S." looking across water toward a shore labeled "China" and at a group of men labeled "U.S. Prisoners."
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"AT THE SAME OLD STAND", 1957 May 31

  • Box 59, item Pj34
Uncle Sam is sitting on the porch of a ramshackle building labeled "U.S."; in the distance is a new, modern building labeled "New Trade With China Shopping center" with pennants flying from the roof.
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"LIKE THUNDER", 1954 July 26

  • Box 59, item Pj35
A huge question mark labeled "What Of Tomorrow" is resting on an area labeled "Red China."
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"JACK IN THE U.N.", 1954 June 30

  • Box 59, item Pj36
A mean looking doll labeled "Red China" is springing out of a box and frightening Uncle Sam off his feet.
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"AND UNDER THE TABLE", 1954 June 08

  • Box 59, item Pj37
There are two panels with a single Chinese man appearing in both his upper body is in the upper panel and his legs in the lower. In the upper panel labeled "Geneva Conference" he is reading a paper; in the lower;panel his boots are treading on an area labeled "Indochina."
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"THE VERDICT", 1951 January 18

  • Box 20, item pj38
A man labeled "Red China" is standing before a judge's bench labeled "U.N." shouting at the judge.
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"THE BIG PUSH", 1950 July 26

  • Box 20, item pj39
A huge arm marked with the Communist logo is carrying a rifle with bayonet. At the bayonet end is a small man holding up the front end of the rifle.
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"INFILTRATION TACTICS", 1950 July 20

  • Box 20, item pj40
A smiling Stalin is walking along carrying a sign labeled "Peace"; in lock step behind him is a Chinese man labeled "Communist China" carrying a long dagger. A roadside sign labeled "U.N." points in the direction both are walking.
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"THE FLIGHT", 1949 April 21

  • Box 10, item pj41
A Chinese soldier is running on a road labeled "China"; in the sky an airplane leaves a trail labeled "Nationalist Leadership."
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"THE ROAD TO RUIN", 1949 April 20

  • Box 10, item pj42
A Chinese coolie labeled "China" is carrying his pole with a basket at one end labeled "Nationalists" and another at the other end labeled "Communists."
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"AS EASY AS THAT", 1949 May 25

  • Box 10, item pj43
A Chinese soldier is sitting against a tree with his rifle on the ground and his hands held to catch an apple labeled "Shanghai" which is falling from the tree.
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"THE EMPTY RICE BOWL TRICK", 1948 November 12

  • Box 10, item pj44
Stalin posing as a magician is holding in front of him a sheet with a fuzzy Communist logo on it as he takes it from a bowl labeled "China."
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"'YESSIR, THAT'S MY BABY'", 1949 January 14

  • Box 15, item pj45
Stalin is holding up a huge balloon in the shape of a baby and labeled "China's Millions."
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"OILY WORDS", 1949 January 21

  • Box 15, item pj46
A Chinese coolie is holding out a teapot hoping to catch something which will pour from an oil can above him labeled "Red Promises Of Land Reform."
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"HIS NEW POSITION OF POWER", 1957 July 12

  • Box 58, item Pm01
A man labeled "Malenkov" is standing on a parapet looking at water flowing over a huge dam.
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"A POOL", 1954 December 06

  • Box 58, item Pm02
A Japanese man is testing the water in a pool by putting in his big toe
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"A PHONY", 1954 December 21

  • Box 58, item Pm03
A man dressed as Santa and seated on a stool has a Communist logo on his sleeve; he is holding a little girl labeled "Middle East" on a knee and telling her "I'll Bring You Everything You Want." On a wall is a sign reading "U.S.S.R. Foreign Trade Store."
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"SOLITAIRE", 1954 December 16

  • Box 58, item Pm04
A huge Russian with the Communist logo on his sleeve is holding a deck of cards, some of which he has placed on the table labeled "U.N." before him; these latter cards spell out "V E T O E S."
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"NEWS ... U.N. VETOES RUSSIA", 1954 December 13

  • Box 58, item Pm05
At the top of the drawing a hand labeled "U.N." is pointing down at a soldier with the Communist logo on his tunic. The soldier is holding a bloody axe and standing amid the destruction he is causing in a country labeled "Hungary."
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"THE SWITCH", 1950 January 23

  • Box 58, item Pm06
A traffic sign labeled "Berlin Blockade" is being turned by a uniformed man labeled "Russian Policy."
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"'THE WAY WEST'", 1950 May 02

  • Box 58, item Pm07
A figure resembling Stalin, smoking his curved pipe, is labeled "Russian Aggression"; he is looking across some hills at a sign labeled "Boosted West Defense System."
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"THE COLD CASE WAR", 1950 January 25

  • Box 58, item Pm08
A dollar sign towers above a rocket labeled "Russ. Economic Aid To Backward Nations."
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"LOSING IT BY DEFAULT", 1950 January 09

  • Box 58, item Pm09
Uncle Sam is standing with his back to a huge bag labeled "World Propaganda Value of U.S. Russian Non Aggression Pact."
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"ON THE SAME PROPAGANDA ORBIT", 1950 January 11

  • Box 58, item Pm10
At the bottom of a huge circle in the sky is the earth with a face showing puzzlement; at the top is a Russian sputnik leaving a trail labeled "Bulganin Summit Meet Proposal."
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"THE RUSSIANS INVENTED PERPETUAL MOTION, TOO", [?] February 12

  • Box 58, item Pm11
Standing on a platform labeled "Power Intrigue & Fight" is a man labeled "Present Premier"; revolving on a bar fastened to the platform is a three pronged gadget, each prong with a man's boot at the end. Above the gadget is a figure labeled "Past Premier" with his hat and medals falling behind him. Obviously, the machine has kicked him out and the present premier is awaiting his turn.
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"THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMMUNISM AND DEMOCRACY", 1950 October 30

  • Box 58, item Pm12
A hand labeled "Yugoslavia Drought Emergency" is reaching up for help; a hand labeled "U.S." is reaching down to help and a hand labeled with a hammer and sickle makes a negative gesture.
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"BOY, I'M NOT FISHING", 1950 June 30

  • Box 58, item Pm13
Stalin is holding a fishing rod behind his back; the string from the rod is shown being held by a man in a fishing boat labeled "Korea" in the background. confronting Stalin is a man labeled "U.N. Warden."
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"THE CONFLICT", undated

  • Box 57, item Pm14
A flag labeled "The Red Star Of Communism" is flying over an area from which three plumes of smoke are rising.
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"TO PUT HUMPTY DUMPTY TOGETHER AGAIN!", 1956 December 31

  • Box 57, item Pm15
The base of a statue is labeled "Stalinism"; only the shoes of the statue remain on the pedestal. At the foot of the pedestal are a pile of rocks and a portion of the figure of the statue
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"WORSE THAN THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES", 1957 January 14

  • Box 57, item Pm16
A man labeled "Hungarian Patriotism" is looking up at a noose hanging above his head.
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"RAISING ITS UGLY HEAD", 1954 February 08

  • Box 57, item Pm17
Over a building labeled "Kremlin" a huge cannon barrel labeled "Heavy Industry" is pointing upward.
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"ANOTHER PRICE SPIRAL", 1954 June 23

  • Box 57, item Pm18
A dove labeled "World Peace" is flying upwards in spirals; at one point the spiral is labeled "Russia's Demands."
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"IS THE HIGH HORSE THEY'RE CLIMBING DOWN FROM A TROJAN HORSE?", 1954 May 14

  • Box 57, item Pm19
A figure representing a horse has been put together by adding a carved head, legs and tail to a wooden barrel which is mounted on a platform with four wheels; the barrel has a trap door labeled "Khrushchev and Bulganin Visit To Zoo."
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"THE RUSSIANS ORIGINATED 'YOU CAN CATCH MORE FLIES WITH HONEY THAN WITH VINEGAR'", 1954 May 31

  • Box 57, item Pm20
A smiling Russian general is seated at a table with his hands folded observing a fly trap labeled "Soft Policy" and a vinegar bottle labeled "Arrogance" lying on its side and spilling a liquid. A swarm of flies is flying about and many of them have fallen into the fly trap but none are drowning in the vinegar.
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MAYBE THE RUSSIANS WROTE THE BILL BAILEY SONG", 1954 March 28

  • Box 57, item Pm21
A woman standing on an area labeled "Russia," dressed in an apron and with the Communist logo on her dress, is singing "Won't You Come Home, Joe Tito, Won't You Come Home. I Know I Done You Wrong" as she beckons to a distant area labeled "Yugoslavia."
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THE CATAPULT", 1954 May 27

  • Box 57, item Pm22
A man is holding up an arm labeled "Truth About Russ. Air Strength" and in his hand is a paper airplane labeled "35% Air Force Increase." In the background is the Capitol Dome with exclamation marks coming from it.
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THE DAILY WORKER", 1954 March 29

  • Box 57, item Pm23
A man is sitting at a wooden box serving as a desk and shouting "Copy Boy!." On the box is a spindle labeled "Tax Seizure" with one piece of paper labeled "Red Propaganda." On one side of the box is the notice "Use No Hooks."
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BANQUO'S GHOST", 1954 March 26

  • Box 57, item Pm24
A hand marked with a hammer and sickle is pressing down on a gravestone labeled "Deified Stalin"; from the edges of the gravestone come vapors which form a likeness of Stalin above the grave.
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"PROPAGANDA BALLOONS", 1954 February 16

  • Box 57, item Pm25
Over the edge of a portion of a globe representing the earth a stream of balloons rises; the five largest balloons are labeled "Khrushchev," "Balloon," and "Talk." Khrushchev's name is spread over three balloons.
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"GOOD TO THE LAST DROP", [?] March

  • Box 57, item Pm26
Over a pot labeled "Propaganda" two hands are wringing a drop of liquid from a towel labeled "Bulganin 'Friendship Pact' Letters."
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"WAY OVER HALF WAY", 1954 October 12

  • Box 57, item Pm27
An arm labeled "The President's Letter to Bulganin" extends around a large portion of the earth.
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"BULL'S EYE!", 1954 January 30

  • Box 57, item Pm28
A target labeled "The Bulganin Offer" has a center marked with the hammer and sickle logo; an arrow in the form of a pen labeled "Eisenhower Reply" has struck the bull's eye.
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"'FORE!'", 1957 November 08

  • Box 56, item Pm29
A figure labeled "Ike" has just swung his golf club and in the distance sees a man sitting outside the Kremlin at a table labeled "Soviet 19th Hole Celebration."
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"WHAT DOES IT MEAN?", 1957 June 20

  • Box 56, item Pm30
A startled Uncle Sam is looking up as a sputnik labeled "Zhukov" flies overhead emitting "Beep," "Beep," "Beep," "Beep."
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"RUSSIAN ROULETTE", 1957 October 22

  • Box 56, item Pm31
A goofy looking Russian is holding a gadget labeled "The Ultimate Weapon" to his eye.
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"OVER PASS", 1954 October 06

  • Box 56, item Pm32
A road winding through the mountains is labeled "The Old Balkan Powder Keg Road"; a new bridge over the old road is labeled "Trieste Pact."
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"MOLOTOV MONKEY WRENCH", 1954 October 07

  • Box 56, item Pm33
A hammer and a sickle are being thrown into the spinning wheels of a mechanism.
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"THE UGLY DUCKLING", 1941 August 04

  • Box 56, item Pm34
A woman labeled "Democracy" is shooing away a handsome duck labeled "Russia Fighting Hitler" as a vision above her shows a bedraggled duck labeled "Communistic Russia."
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"WAR AND PEACE AN OLD RUSSIAN THEME", 1954 August 07

  • Box 56, item Pm35
Above a segment of the earth labeled "Africa," "Europe," and "Asia," flies the shadow of a plane labeled "Russian War Preparation"; above the plane is a dove labeled "Russian Peace Propaganda."
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"DIDN'T FIND ANY", 1950 April 05

  • Box 56, item Pm36
An unhappy looking elephant dressed as a little boy with a skull cap is carrying an empty basket labeled "Hunt For Answer To Russian 'A' Test Propaganda."
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"NO LAND'S MAN", 1953 January 22

  • Box 56, item Pm37
A shadowy figure labeled "Pro Communist P.O.W." is huddled up and kneeling by a small fire in bleak surroundings.
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"AND NE'ER THE TWAIN SHALL MEET", 1950 May 18

  • Box 56, item Pm38
There are two panels; the lower one shows the "Eastern Grip" in which a Russian arm grasps a peasant above his hand. The other shows a "Western Union" in which two well dressed hands clasp each other.
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RUSSIAN DOVE", 1954 September 22

  • Box 56, item Pm39
A plane labeled "Air Supremacy Build Up" has taken off from a globe representing the earth.
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"WHAT A LONG BLADE THIS SICKLE HAS", 1954 May 26

  • Box 56, item Pm40
A portion of the earth is shown; at the top is the sickle handle labeled "U.S.S.R." of a blade the point of which is emerging in the bottom of the drawing.
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"THE FALL OUT", 1948 March 31

  • Box 56, item Pm41
The top of the drawing is labeled "Russian Bomb Test Policy" and falling from that label are many small sheets of paper, some of them carrying letters which add up to "Propaganda."
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"CARRYING TWO FLAGS", 1957 January 22

  • Box 56, item Pm42
A man labeled "Poland" is crossing a high wire with a balancing pole; at one end of the pole is a banner labeled "Russian Control" and at the other end a banner labeled "Polish Nationalism."
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"SAME SABER RATTLER", 1954 December 30

  • Box 56, item Pm43
A man labeled "Khrushchev" in a general's uniform is holding up a bomb labeled "H Bomb Test"; the Kremlin can be seen in the background.
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COLD WAR STOCKPILING", 1954 January 20

  • Box 56, item Pm44
A Russian is lifting a bomb labeled "Riots In Bombay" onto a pile of bombs; two other labeled bombs are already on the pile: "Unrest In Africa" and "Arms For Egypt."
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"MASSIVE RETALIATION", 1946 May 16

  • Box 55, item Pm45
There are two panels: in the lower one a Russian is labeled "12,000,000 Man Army Reduction"; in the upper panel Uncle Sam is sitting at a desk looking at papers and saying "Disarmament Proposals."
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"HIGH TIME TO SET IN THE FLOOD GATE", 1954 June 26

  • Box 55, item Pm46
There is a gap between two flood walls, one labeled "English Flood Wall" and the other "U.S. Flood Wall"; just beginning to leak into the gap is water labeled "Red Tide."
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"THE DIVIDERS", 1954 June 23

  • Box 55, item Pm47
A hand labeled "Russian Imperialism" is holding a hammer and sickle over a globe of the world; the blade of the sickle is labeled "Communism" and has been transformed into a divider. The portion of the earth showing on the globe includes those countries which border the "Pacific."
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"MISTER CHIPS", 1957 October 24

  • Box 55, item Pm48
A man with the Communist logo on his sleeve has on his shoulder two objects: one is labeled "Sputnik" and the other "Guided Missile." In the background are two pyramids labeled "Near East."
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"DUMPING", 1954 December 20

  • Box 55, item Pm49
Over a wall labeled "The Iron Curtain" a Communist is dumping the contents of a garbage can onto "West Germany." The bottles and cans are labeled "100,000 Aged And Worn Out Polish Germans."
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"RUNNING ON HIS COAT TAILS", 1940 May 16

  • Box 55, item Pm50
A bear labeled "Russia" is riding on the back of a running man labeled "Nationalism."
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STILL STANDING ON HIS TWO FEET", 1946 March 31

  • Box 55, item Pm51
Two pant legs are labeled "Tito" and one shoe is labeled "Fierce" and the other shoe "Nationalism." Beside the shoes is a bottle labeled "Party Vodka."
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THERE'S NOTHING NEW EXCEPT THE MANIKINS", 1946 May 31

  • Box 55, item Pm52
A man labeled "Western World" is looking at a store window labeled "Foreign Policy Display" in a building labeled "Russia." In the window are three manikins modeling garments; one garment is labeled "The Same," the next "Old," and the third "Merchandise."
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"NONE SO BLIND AS THOSE WHO WILL NOT SEE", 1956 December 06

  • Box 55, item Pm53
A Communist officer is standing on an area labeled "Hungary" and holding up his right arm labeled "U.N. Visit Turn Down." Above his upturned hand is an area labeled "World Opinion."
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WE DON'T HAVE TO FLY PLANES TO SEE WHAT YOU'RE DOING", 1956 December 17

  • Box 55, item Pm54
Uncle Sam is confronting a Russian who is holding a sign labeled "Protest U.S. Planes Over Russia." In the background smoke is coming from an area labeled "Hungary."
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A POUND OF VODKA VS AN OUNCE OF MILLTOWN", 1956 October 24

  • Box 55, item Pm55
A large bottle labeled "Russian Satellite Domination" dwarfs a small bottle labeled "Self Government" which is resting on a shelf
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"'OUR AGENTS COULDN'T HAVE DONE BETTER'", 1950 May 27

  • Box 20, item Pm56
Stalin is rubbing his hands together as he views out bursts coming from the "U.S." Capitol Dome: "Distrust," "Suspicion," "Unrest," and "Fears."
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"MAYBE WE SHOULD LEARN STALIN'S LANGUAGE", 1943 April 08

  • Box 23, item Pm57
Stalin is seated at a desk with pencil and pad studying a book labeled "English Language"; another book on the table is labeled "Grammar."
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"MAYBE JOE'S PLAYING A HIDDEN CANASTA HAND", 1950 February 15

  • Box 20, item Pm58
Stalin and a Chinaman are seated at a table labeled "Russ China Treaty Game" playing cards; Stalin has a few cards in his hand and the card on top is the "Joker." The Chinaman has spread some cards labeled Concessions from Russia" on the table.
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"WORSE THAN A WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING", undated

  • Box 20, item Pm59
A hawk is carrying an olive branch and is covered with a white mantle labeled "Phony Peace Proposals." The lower part of its body is black and labeled "Russ. Aggression."
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"THE BOY THAT RAN AWAY FROM HOME", [?] December 15

  • Box 20, item Pm60
A Russian officer and a small boy are warming themselves by an open fire.
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"JUST PLAIN DUMB", [?] November 5

  • Box 20, item Pm61
A mean looking man labeled "Russian Diplomat" is holding a paper labeled "No Talks."
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"NOT ON SPEAKING TERMS", [?] March 20

  • Box 19, item pm62
Uncle Sam and a Russian, both looking grim, have crossed one of each other's arms carrying a sign; the Russian sign reads "Message To The American People" and Uncle Sam's sign reads "Message to the Russian People."
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"HARVEST TIME AGAIN IN RUSSIA", 1943 July 08

  • Box 23, item Pm63
A figure of the grim reaper is sharpening the sickle blade with a file as it looks at the Nazi hordes attacking below.
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THEY THAT LIVE BY THE PURGE", 1953 June

  • Box 19, item Pm64
A perspiring man labeled "Beria" is seated at a table and over his head a dagger hangs, pointed directly at him.
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"THE COLLECT IN COLLECTIVE FARMING", [?] July 14

  • Box 19, item Pm65
A poor, gaunt man is standing on land marked "Eastern Europe" and holding a basket labeled "Short Crop"; the hand of a Communist official is indicating he wants the basket
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"THE TAIL NEVER WAGS THE DOG", undated

  • Box 91, item Pm66
An angry looking Stalin is peering at an area labeled "Yugoslavia" which is supported by a dog whose body and legs spell out "Internationalism," two "N's" forming the legs, e.g. In the distance are the towers of the Kremlin and over Stalin's head are several Communist logos.
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"A RAY OF HOPE", 1942 June 18

  • Box 19, item Pm67
From the Statue of Liberty's torch labeled "U.S." a ray of light crosses to strike the blade of a sickle in the hand of a Russian soldier labeled "Fight For Freedom."
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"HAVE WE GOT A BEAR BY THE TAIL?", 1950 July 25

  • Box 19, item Pm68
A map outlining "Manchuria," "China," "U.S.S.R." and "Korea" bears the Communist logo. Korea appears to be the tail which Uncle Sam is holding.
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"INTERNATIONAL BILLING AND COOING", 1954 April 16

  • Box 55, item Pm69
A dove labeled "N.A.T.O." is on a perch and a dove labeled "Russia" approaches from above.
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"NO SALE", 1954 April 24

  • Box 55, item Pm70
Two men labeled "Khrushchev" and "Bulganin" are walking together on soil over which a British flag flies; each is carrying a brief case and heading toward a flag in the distance bearing the Communist logo.
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"ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE", undated

  • Box 2, item Pm71
A pleated curtain labeled "Russia's Iron Curtain" is separating the "Atlantic Ocean," the "Mediterranean Sea," the "Indian Ocean," and the "Pacific Ocean" from Asia.
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"ENCOURAGING", 1946 October 29

  • Box 2, item Pm72
A smiling Stalin, smoking his pipe, is admiring a white dove labeled "Peace" which has landed on his lap.
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"A BIRD IN THE HAND ", 1946 October 03

  • Box 2, item Pm73
A smiling Stalin is holding a white dove labeled "Peace" in one hand and a "Note To Turkey" in the other. A turkey is eyeing the note with alarm.
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"WATCH OUT FOR SPRING FEVER", 1949 April 29

  • Box 10, item Pm74
A man smoking a corn cob pipe is leaning against a tree, resting from the use of a spade and hoe and envisioning a dove of peace overhead singing: "Warming Up Of The Russian Attitude." A book labeled "Cold War Seed" is lying beside him on the ground.
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"AIR LIFT", 1949 April 25

  • Box 10, item Pm75
A hand labeled "Russia" is holding a large block labeled "Berlin Blockade" above a city as a line of planes circles above.
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"NAME YOUR POISON", 1949 April 27

  • Box 10, item Pm76
Uncle Sam is tending a bar labeled "Blockade Bar"; Stalin is standing on the other side of the bar.
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"T'LL BE THE END OF U.N. YET", 1949 April 09

  • Box 9, item Pm77
Stalin gives the thumbs down sign from an upraised arm and a sign reads "Veto Number Thirty!"
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"A DESCENDENT OF ERIC THE RED", 1949 February 23

  • Box 15, item Pm78
An enraged looking Stalin is staring at a small boy labeled "Norway" paddling a canoe labeled "Atlantic Pact."
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"MODERN CRUCIFICATION", 1949 June 20

  • Box 9, item Pm79
A figure with a crown of thorns is hanging by his hands from the small end of the blade of the hammer and sickle.
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"FREEDOM OF SPEECH", undated

  • Box 24, item Pm80
A figure in prison garb labeled "Anti Red P.O.W's." is giving the thumbs down sign as he looks at some buildings over which a flag labeled "Panmumjom" flies
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"PROCEED WITH CAUTION", 1949 January 31

  • Box 14, item Pm81
Uncle Sam is driving a car which is stuck in snow labeled "Peace Talk With Stalin."
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"WATER BOY", 1949 May 27

  • Box 9, item Pm82
A man labeled "Paul Robeson" is carrying two pails of water toward a tent labeled "Communists."
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"SEEING DOUBLE", 1949 April 21

  • Box 9, item Pm83
A surprised looking Stalin holds a bottle labeled "Communist Peace Vodka" and sees two smiling images of Uncle Sam, one labeled "American Government" and the other "American People."
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"SURELY JOE WON'T OVERLOOK MUNCHAUSEN AND ANANIAS", 1949 April 19

  • Box 9, item Pm84
The two figures are each wearing a Communist logo arm band, one dressed in a peaked hat and fancy coat and the other in a simple robe. Between them on the floor is a sign: "Russian 'First' Claims / Science Medicine Art Literature Mechanics Music
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"ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER YEAR", 1948 December 21

  • Box 9, item Pm85
An ugly looking Stalin is pointing up into a sky which is filled with planes labeled "Berlin Air Lift."
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"THE MARSHALL STALIN PLAN", undated

  • Box 9, item Pm86
Stalin is offering to a man labeled "Former Nazi" a rifle labeled "Arms" and a note labeled "Anti Capitalism Propaganda." The man is holding out his hands in acquiescence.
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"A BAD EXAMPLE FOR THE BROOD", 1949 February 08

  • Box 9, item Pm87
A happy looking duck is splashing one foot in water labeled "Atlantic Pact"; behind the duck a mad looking chicken with a Communist logo on her tail is shepherding four small chicks labeled "Soviet Satellites" and the chicks and the hen are all squawking.
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"ONE WORLD APART", 1948 November 17

  • Box 9, item Pm88
Stalin is standing on a platform at one side of the world and Uncle Sam is standing on a platform on the other side of the world.
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"THE CAMPAIGN OPENS", undated

  • Box 9, item Pm89
A man is holding and opening an umbrella labeled "Appeasement of Russia (Chamberlain Style)."
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"COLD WAR ICE", 1948 November 30

  • Box 9, item Pm90
A strong hand is holding a pair of ice tongs and lifting a block of ice labeled "Berlin Ballots"; inside the ice is a terror stricken Stalin.
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"CHASING A WILL OF THE WISP", 1948 November 30

  • Box 9, item Pm91
Uncle Sam is treading knee deep in a bog labeled "Berlin Morass" as he looks toward a moon labeled "Russian Co operation."
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"SPLENDID ISOLATION", 1954 April 27

  • Box 55, item Pn01
A solid brick wall labeled "Bricker Amendment" surrounds the "White House."
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"THE ISOLATIONIST", 1957 November 11

  • Box 55, item Pn02
Uncle Sam sits with some disdain on top of a globe labeled "Scientific Data."
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"HOT SEAT", undated

  • Box 55, item Pn03
A woman is sitting on a platform labeled "Neutrality" which is holding down the eruption of a volcano marked with a swastika; some fire and smoke is escaping around the platform
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"THIS IS A BAD TIME FOR OSTRICHES", 1940 May 14

  • Box 54, item Pn04
The neck of an ostrich labeled "Neutral Nations" is severed by a bullet, leaving the head of the ostrich in the sand labeled "The Sands Of Isolation."
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"FELLOW TRAVELER", 1954 August 05

  • Box 54, item Pn05
Two men are walking side by side in the direction pointed to by a sign labeled "Destruction of U.S. Leadership." One man is a Russian officer with a roll of paper labeled "Propaganda" under his arm; the other is an American labeled "Isolationists" with a roll under his arm labeled "Aid Cut."
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"'DIEHARD' IS RIGHT", [?] February 4

  • Box 54, item Pn06
A well dressed man labeled "Isolationism" is carrying a flag labeled "Bricker Amendment."
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"CRAWLING BACK IN HIS SHELL", undated

  • Box 91, item Pn07
The back of a man labeled "Taft" is crawling into the open end of a cannon shell labeled "War Breeding Isolationism."
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"SMEAR AND FEAR", 1954 May 06

  • Box 54, item Q01
A scared looking elephant with a splotch of black paint on its back labeled "McCarthy Army Show" has come to a sudden stop when it sees a road sign reading "November Elections"; the sign is pointing in the direction the elephant is facing. In the background is the Capitol Dome.
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"'I HAD A DOVE BUT HE GIT AWAY!'", 1953 February 26

  • Box 54, item Q02
A chagrined elephant is holding up a bent bird cage labeled "McCarthy Army Affair."
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"RIDING A SPACE SHIP", 1950 February 24

  • Box 54, item Q03
A man labeled "Publicity Seeking McCarthy" is standing on a newspaper which has whirled him in circles into the sky; the newspaper is the "Daily News" and a headline reads "Communists In State Department."
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"THE FLIGHT OF THE WILD GOOSE", 1950 March 23

  • Box 54, item Q04
An winged elephant labeled "McCarthy's Wild Goose Elephant Charges" is flying above and away from the Capitol Dome labeled "Congress" and making sounds of "Honk," "Honk," "Honk."
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"A NEW DOG THAT LEARNED OLD TRICKS", 1954 August 16

  • Box 54, item Q05
A dog labeled "House Subcommittee On Un American Activities" is in the spotlight as it runs toward a small farmhouse
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"THE LIGHT THAT FAILED TO BE CALLED", 1954 June 11

  • Box 54, item Q06
An oil lamp labeled "Private Schine" is the only object in a completely dark area.
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"THAT FISHING CONTEST", 1954 June 17

  • Box 54, item Q07
A soldier labeled "Army" is facing a man labeled "McCarthy"; both have fishing rods and reels standing parallel beside them and both have their arms outstretched with their hands pointing upward.
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"ANYBODY HOME?", 1954 June 10

  • Box 54, item Q08
A man in the form of a diploma labeled "Eisenhower Legislative Program" is ringing the doorbell at a door labeled "Congress"; through a window can be seen a man watching a television screen displaying "McCarthy Army Show."
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"ANANIAS, 'WHAT A PIKER I WAS!'", 1954 June 09

  • Box 54, item Q09
An old man in a robe is sitting on a stool watching a television set labeled "McCarthy Army Show"; on the screen are the words "Who Lied?"
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"AS MAMIE GOES", 1954 June 22

  • Box 54, item Q10
A woman's high heeled shoe is stomping on a prostrate figure labeled "McCarthyism."
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"HIS OWN SHADOW", 1954 August 04

  • Box 54, item Q11
A frightened man labeled "Senate Conduct" is running hard, losing his pipe and hat; below him is his shadow labeled "McCarthy Conduct."
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"TARRED WITH THE SAME STICK", 1954 August 24

  • Box 54, item Q12
Two blackened figures in the shape of diplomas are labeled "McCarthy Case" and "Army Case"; over both is a hand holding a stick which has been dipped in tar and is dripping on them.
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"MOVING OVER TO ANOTHER BUILDING", 1954 December 08

  • Box 54, item Q13
From a tube labeled "Censure" in the side of the Capitol Dome labeled "Senate" comes a flock of blackbirds labeled "Irresponsible McCarthy Charges"; the birds are flying to and gathering on the portico of a building labeled "White House."
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"BRINGING IT INTO SHARP FOCUS", 1954 August 06

  • Box 53, item Q14
Over a horizon labeled "U.S. Purposes" a dove carrying an olive branch in its peak is holding with its feet a camera pointed down.
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"BETTER HEED THE SIGNAL", 1954 August 10

  • Box 53, item Q15
A sailing ship labeled "Govt. Censorship" is encountering rough waves; behind it is another ship (not visible) flying a flag reading "Investigation."
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"VERTICAL TAKEOFF", 1954 June 03

  • Box 53, item Q16
A vertical takeoff plane labeled "McCarthy" is lifting off an aircraft carrier labeled "The Who Lied Investigation" with lines indicating the lift off power labeled "C.I.A. Charges."
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"A MEDAL FOR DR. OPPENHEIMER", 1954 June 07

  • Box 53, item Q17
A hand from a sleeve marked with a star is holding a medal with three clusters: "Unusual Service," "Loyalty," and "Discretion"; these are chained to an iron ball labeled "Security Risk."
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"IT'S JUST A SPLITTING HEADACHE", 1954 March 19

  • Box 53, item Q18
A dizzy looking elephant is saying "I'm Not Split!" as waves labeled "McCarthyism" circle above his head.
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"COMPLETELY OVERSHADOWED", 1954 March 10

  • Box 53, item Q19
A hazy Capitol Dome labeled "All Other Washington Activities" is under a black cloud labeled "McCarthy Controversy."
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"T.V. TOWER", 1954 April 24

  • Box 53, item Q20
Waves coming from the top of the Washington Monument are labeled "McCarthy Army Show."
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"FIGHTING FIRE WITH FIRE", 1954 April 14

  • Box 53, item Q21
A fire in the foreground is labeled "Oppenheimer Suspension" and one in the background is labeled "McCarthyism."
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"USE THIS ON THE BOYS I CAN'T REACH", 1953 February 17

  • Box 19, item Q22
A man labeled "McCarthyism" is at the door of the "State Dept." holding up a cattle whip.
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"ALL THE OTHER WEEKS", 1953 February 23

  • Box 19, item Q23
Uncle Sam is looking at a wall calendar; he lifts the "February" calendar which has a week marked "Brotherhood Week" to look at the next calendar which is labeled "McCarthyism Intolerance."
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"MCCARTHY IN A CORNER", 1953 March 30

  • Box 19, item Q24
McCarthy is sitting on the floor with a pie labeled "Greek Shipowners' Agreement" from which he has pulled out a plum labeled "Publicity" and saying "What A Good Cook Am I!"
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"'UNCLE JOE'", 1953 May 09

  • Box 19, item Q25
A figure labeled "McCarthy" is wearing Uncle Sam's clothes; they are much too big for him.
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"AT LONG LAST ... MAYBE", 1953 July 15

  • Box 19, item Q26
A man labeled "McCarthy" is tangled in many strands of a rope, labeled "Enough Rope," hanging from a tree.
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"NOTHING IS SACRED", 1953 June 30

  • Box 19, item Q27
The steeple and roof of a church building are covered with a black substance labeled "McCarthyism."
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"NO STRONGER THAN ANY OTHER SLAP ON THE WRIST", 1954 March 08

  • Box 53, item Q28
A self righting ball labeled "McCarthy" feels "The Presidential Slap" on his wrist.
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"THE COFFEE BREAK", 1953 February 04

  • Box 53, item Q29
A huge man labeled "Federal Investigations" holds a cup in both hands as he anticipates drinking from it with pleasure.
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"TOP MAN ON THE TOTEM POLE", 1953 March 05

  • Box 53, item Q30
The head of a man labeled "McCarthy" is stuck on the top of the Washington Monument; the Capitol Dome is in the distance
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"HIT AND RUN", 1953 March 03

  • Box 53, item Q31
An unhappy man is driving a car labeled "McCarthyism" which has a smashed front end. The car has just passed a tank labeled "Army" which is headed in the opposite direction. The tank commander is seen looking askance at the car.
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"THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SHOULD WEIGH IT", 1954 March 28

  • Box 53, item Q32
The lady who represents justice is holding a scale with a paper labeled "Army" in one pan and a paper labeled "McCarthy" in the other; the two are balanced.
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"NO RODEO", 1954 August 06

  • Box 53, item Q33
A steer labeled "McCarthy Conduct Investigation" is being held down by ropes tied to its legs and horns by six men in cowboy hats.
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"GLOBE GIRDLER", 1949 February 11

  • Box 16, item Q34
The earth is circled by a ring labeled "Red Spy Ring Stories
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"THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH", 1948 November 30

  • Box 9, item Q35
A pumpkin with a carved in face is sitting in a chair labeled "Un American Committee Witness Chair."
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"LITTLE IRON CURTAIN", 1949 February 17

  • Box 16, item Q36
Each panel of a three panelled room divider is labeled: "Secret," "Spy," and "Trial." The secret panel has a drawing of the Washington Monument, the Spy panel a drawing of the Capitol Dome and the Trial panel a drawing of the Statue of Liberty.
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"'OH, SAY, CAN YOU SEE'", 1949 February 17

  • Box 9, item Q37
A man labeled "Un American Activities Fanatic" and wearing a button labeled "100% Pure," is pointing to a U.S. flag mounted on a pole labeled "Political Freedom" and shouting "Look It's Tinged With Red!"
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"TEXTBOOK SCANDAL", 1949 June 22

  • Box 9, item Q38
A man labeled "Un American Activities Committee" and wearing a button labeled "100% Pure American" is looking at the book titled "Mein Kampf" by "A. Hitler."on the cover of the book is written "Hitler's Methods."
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"WITH A NOVEMBER ELECTION DEADLINE", 1954 March 10

  • Box 53, item R01
Congress looks at "Complicated Tax Problems."
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"THANK GOODNESS IT ISN'T ANY BIGGER", [?] September 25

  • Box 53, item R02
Ike's "Balanced Budget Tackle" hooks a fish but the line, labeled "Deficit," breaks.
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"I'LL BET IT'D EVEN CUT TAXES", 1957 April 13

  • Box 52, item R03
Ike holds two knives; one is labeled "Budget Cuts" and the other "Ike Budget."
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"IN THE SPRING TWO YOUNG MEN'S FANCY", [?] March 12

  • Box 52, item R04
An elephant and a mule have the same vision of a pretty girl labeled "Credit For Tax Cuts."
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"TWO SANTAS", 1954 December 15

  • Box 52, item R05
Two santas sitting on stools (one santa has horns) beckon to a boy labeled "Income Tax Payer."
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"UP TO THE HILT", undated

  • Box 52, item R06
Man drives an axe, labeled "$20 Tax Cut," up to the hilt in a stump marked "Politics."
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"SOMEBODY'LL GET HURT", 1954 February 22

  • Box 52, item R07
Figures labeled "Democrat" and "Republican" grasp the handle of an axe, each seemingly trying to wrest it from the other, with the head of the axe, labeled "Tax Cut," above them.
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"TYPICAL POLITICIAN STAND", [?] February 24

  • Box 52, item R08
Figure of a "fat cat" type with one foot on a box labeled "Pay Raise" and the other straddling a line marked "Tax Cut," as he says "Everybody's Taken Care Of."
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"THE SHADOW", 1957 November 15

  • Box 52, item R09
Gives a view of the Capitol dome with a black area in the foreground marked "More Taxes," as an orbiter labeled "Sputnik" flies overhead.
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"ANOTHER NOSE WE'VE GOT TO GET DOWN", undated

  • Box 52, item R10
Shows a figure labeled "Tax Payer" with nose to a grindstone which the tax payer is turning with a hand crank
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"LUMP SUM", [?] February 8

  • Box 52, item R11
A reclining figure feels a large knot on his head with a halo "Proposed $350,000,000 Bonds" above him and a slogan on his pant leg, "No New Taxes Promise."
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"THE HURDLE", [?] February 16

  • Box 52, item R12
The small figure of a man looking up at a huge dollar sign labeled "Your Taxes."
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"AT THE LITTLE END OF THE HORN OF PLENTY", 1957 March 07

  • Box 52, item R13
A small figure labeled "Tax Payer" looks at a line of four much larger figures, each with a roll of paper under his arm; the papers are labeled "City Budget," "County Budget," "State Budget," and "Federal Budget." Each of the four figures is progressively larger.
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"LIKE FINDING MONEY IN A PIG TRACK", [?] May 12

  • Box 52, item R14
A pig labeled "1 1/2 Years Income Tax Windfall" leaves a trail of foot tracks ending in a pile of money, from which a man is picking up some of the bills.
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"MORTAL ENEMY", 1958 April 15

  • Box 52, item R15
An elephant rears on its hind legs with a startled look as a mouse labeled "Truman" yells "Tax Cut!"
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"THIS DOESN'T MEAN THE LAKE IS FULL OF WHOPPERS", [?] January 13

  • Box 52, item R16
A fisherman holds up a large fish labeled "1 1/2 Years Income" while standing in a boat labeled "State Revenue."
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"AT CROSS PURPOSES", 1950 April 27

  • Box 52, item R17
A kneeling figure labeled "Congress" has an axe marked "More Tax Cuts" in one hand as he slices into a sapling, and a shovel marked "More Spending" in the other hand as he digs a space to plant a new sapling. Both arms are crossed in front of him!
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"COMING EVENTS", [?] August 27

  • Box 52, item R18
A man carrying two bags of money labeled "Budget Balance Possibility" is walking, with Capitol dome in the background, and casts a long black shadow labeled "Tax Cut."
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"ROAD HOG", [?] July 11

  • Box 51, item R19
A figure of a "fat cat" type labeled "Bond Business" holding a paper labeled "Federal Road Program" is saying "How Can I Make Any Money Out Of Pay As You Go Tax Built Roads?"
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"A GOVERNMENT WORKER WITH NO HOLLIDAYS [sic], NO SICK LEAVE AND NO VACATIONS", 1950 March 11

  • Box 51, item R20
A figure labeled "Tax Payer" has his nose to a grindstone and a hand labeled "Income Tax" is pressing down on his head.
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"WATCH THAT LOOSE HANDLE", [?] January 12

  • Box 51, item R21
A figure of a man is chopping wood with an axe head labeled "Tax Cut" flying off the handle labeled "Talk," as he raises the axe over his head. The phrase "Tax Cut Talk" is thus separated.
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"WHAT DO WE THINK WE ARE BUILDING", 1954 June 12

  • Box 51, item R22
A massive, windowless building labeled "Tax Cut Exemption" looms large over a city of many small buildings
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"ASKING FOR A 25% REDUCTION IN GOVERNMENT COSTS", [?] December 21

  • Box 51, item R23
The top of a hanging Christmas stocking is labeled "Tax Cuts" and a note is pinned to the stocking: "And put it in the Old Sock! U.S. Chamber of Commerce."
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"ECHOES FROM THE CAMPAIGN", 1954 March 30

  • Box 51, item R24
The drawing is divided into two sections. At the top a figure shaped like a roll of paper, but with a head and legs, marked "Chandler Budget" is yelling "Spend, SPEND, SPEND!" At the bottom the same figure is yelling "Tax, TAX, TAX!"
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"HAPPY'S TEST COURSE", [?] February 25

  • Box 51, item R25
A car labeled "Double Whisky Tax" is driving through an obstacle course with flags labeled "Distiller," "Whisky," "Blender," "Kentucky Bourbon," and "Industry."
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"BA, BA, BLACK SHEEP", [?] February 17

  • Box 51, item R26
A black sheep is shown with a barrel for a body; the barrel is labeled "300% Whisky Tax Boost."
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"LOW DAMN", 1957 June 19

  • Box 51, item R27
A huge canyon is shown with a water dam marked "Hell's Canyon" gushing water marked "Rapid Tax Write Off" from an overflow pipe.
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"HAPPY'S SECRET", [?] July 16

  • Box 51, item R28
A figure of a man is looking at a huge whisky bottle filled with cash marked "32,841.40 Liquor Money." The figure is saying "I wonder how he did it?"
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"WILL YOU ENDORSE IT?", [?] July 13

  • Box 51, item R29
A hand is holding out to a man a note labeled "Political Promissory Note, I Promise #106,916,712.00 Without Raising Taxes. 'Happy.'" The man is saying "Looks like you're busted!"
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"IN THE TORNADO PATH", 1954 March 25

  • Box 51, item R30
Shows a tornado labeled "Pressure for tax cuts," swirling toward a Capitol dome which is flying a flag marked "Senate."
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"THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLICANS", 1954 March 20

  • Box 51, item R31
A large stone column labeled "The White House" is sending a message "Don't Let George Do It!" toward the Capitol dome, with a note "Senate Tax Fight" lying in between
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"A TERRIBLE TAX POLICY", 1954 March 14

  • Box 51, item R32
Shows a gleeful elephant standing upright and holding a knife with a bent blade labeled "Tax Cut Promises."
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"IS THIS SHADOW CAST BY COMING EVENTS?", undated

  • Box 51, item R33
A prostrate shadow labeled "Sales Tax Reform" lies with a view of the Capitol dome flying a pennant, "Frankfort," in the background.
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"BEHIND", [?] February 27

  • Box 51, item R34
A huge truck with a sign on back "Big Truck Final Surtax" is followed by a driver in a small car marked "Kentucky Road Plans."
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"HOW'RE YOU MAKING OUT?", 1954 January 23

  • Box 50, item R35
A figure on hands and knees on the "Desert of Income Tax Returns" is crawling toward a grove of trees marked "Election Year Tax Cuts."
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"KING SIZE ADDICT", 1954 January 19

  • Box 50, item R36
A Kentucky Colonel figure is smoking a king size cigarette and the smoke is labeled "Three Cent Tax."
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"BETTER GUARD THIS DIKE", 1954 January 17

  • Box 50, item R37
Shows a river labeled "Flood of 1956 Politics," with a figure labeled "Eisenhower Budget" walking along a levee labeled "No Tax Cut Levee," with a town in the background.
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"MAYBE HE'S NOT GOING TO RUN", [?] January 5

  • Box 50, item R38
A drawing of Ike holding a newspaper; the headline is "Ike Will Ask Tax Cut Delay."
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"YOU BOYS BETTER WATCH YOUR EXPENSE ACCOUNTS NEXT YEAR", 1958 February 05

  • Box 50, item R39
A figure labeled "Internal Revenue Income Tax" has his hand on the shoulder of a figure marked "Federal Communications Commission."
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"PUMP HANDLE", 1950 March 10

  • Box 50, item R40
A elephant standing upright is burying an axe head labeled "Tax Cut" into a stump marked "Pump Priming."
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"NOTHING'S SURE BUT DEATH AND TAXES", 1954 March 31

  • Box 50, item R41
A prostrate figure labeled "No new taxes campaign promise" has a sword marked "Chandler's Budget" driven into his back.
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"HEAR! HEAR!", [?] April 11

  • Box 50, item R42
A figure of a man is holding a paper marked "Hearing on Tax Bill" as starred ribbons representing comments are directed at him. The ribbons on one side are labeled "Loud and Long," and on the other side "Protests."
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"ANOTHER UNFILLED DITCH", 1948 November 30

  • Box 9, item R43
An Uncle Sam figure is at the wheel of a car with its front wheels in a ditch. The car is marked "U.S. Treasury," and a sign by the ditch reads "80th Congress Tax Cut Project."
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"UNDER WAY", 1948 November 23

  • Box 8, item R44
A car marked "Income Tax Evasion Investigation" is driven by Uncle Sam and is pulling a trailer which is carrying a huge, rolled up document labeled "Prosecutions."
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"HARMONY LOADING", [?] August 16

  • Box 50, item S01
A gangplank labeled "Civil Rights" has been lowered from a boat marked "Democratic Party," to a wharf.
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"WILL IT FLY?", 1957 July 31

  • Box 50, item S02
A figure is running with a string labeled "Politics" tied to a kite labeled "Civil Rights." The kite has a long tail labeled "Jury Trials."
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"CHUG CHUG CHUG", 1957 July 13

  • Box 50, item S03
A tin lizzie marked "Filibuster," driven by a farmer, is closely followed by a large car labeled "Civil Rights Bill." At the side of the roadway is a sign: "No Passing Zone."
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"HEAP BIG SCALP", 1950 January 20

  • Box 50, item S04
An Indian dressed in costume and headdress is holding up a white hood labeled "K.K.K."
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"WILL THE PILOT MODEL SET THE PATTERN?", 1954 May 19

  • Box 50, item S05
An Uncle Sam figure, holding a bag marked "Federal Monies," looks at a school building under a large sign "Washington Schools No Segregation Solution."
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"H BOMB", 1957 September 24

  • Box 50, item S06
A ghoulish face, dripping with blood from a distorted mouth and labeled "Hatred," is dominating a small skyline below labeled "Little Rock."
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"GOP CAMPAIGN CHEST", 1957 August 06

  • Box 50, item S07
An elephant wiping tears is looking at an open coffin in which a body, lying in the form of a diploma shaped bill, is marked "Civil Rights."
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"LITTLE ROCK", 1957 September 16

  • Box 50, item S08
A man's pant leg marked "The Administration" is shown crushing some object with his shoe. The object is giving off rays capped with stars, signifying suffering.
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"ENJOYING A FREE RIDE", 1957 September 12

  • Box 49, item S09
Two figures marked "Pro and Con Politicians" are riding a roller coaster car labeled "Integration."
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"LITTLE BUT LOUD", [?] December 5

  • Box 49, item S10
An angry looking youngster is carrying books in one hand and a baseball bat in the other and yelling something indistinguishable. The open space around him has the legend "Percentage of Integration Riots."
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"WE DON'T DO THINGS HALFWAY", 1957 April 30

  • Box 49, item T01
A figure wearing a ten gallon hat and marked "Texas" is standing knee deep in water marked "Drought Breaking Rains."
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"THE OLD TIMER", [?] January 26

  • Box 49, item T02
An old man seated in a rocking chair, reading a newspaper, is faced by a little boy saying "Gramp, you ought to see this weather!"
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"THE OUNCE OF PREVENTION", 1957 February 06

  • Box 49, item T03
There are two scenes: one at the bottom of the cartoon depicts a river flooding houses and farms and the river is labeled "Cost of Floods"; the other scene is simply a glass of water perched on a cloud and marked "Cost of Flood Control."
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"GIVE", [?] August 24

  • Box 49, item T04
Above a scene of destruction is a sun in the shape of a dollar mark giving out rays of sunshine and labeled "North East Flood Fund
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"CRAZY WITH THE HEAT", 1954 July 20

  • Box 49, item T05
A tall figure of an old man with a weather vane atop his hat is unscrolling a sheet of paper with the caption "More of the Same." A little man, sweating and yelling at the old man says "Aw, Go Fry An Egg!"
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"TIMBER", 1954 August 24

  • Box 49, item T06
An angry appearing man, with a weather vane on his hat and wearing spiked boots, is tramping down a small tree and wielding an axe labeled "Drought
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"THE WEATHERMAN'S CHRISTMAS CARD", 1956 December 24

  • Box 49, item T07
A gleeful looking man with a white beard and mustache and a weather vane on top of his hat is holding what appears to be a Christmas card labeled "Unseasonal Greetings."
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"DEFIANT SONGSTER", 1957 February 25

  • Box 49, item T08
An old man with a long white beard and a weather vane atop his hat is accosted by a little bird singing loudly from its perch.
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"DREAMING OF A SELF CUTTING GRASS", [?] February 20

  • Box 49, item T09
A small boy dressed in winter clothes, mittens and cap, is holding a shovel on a bare sidewalk; the legend "Our Self Melting Snow" is written on a small snow covered area.
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"WE'RE MAKING SOME SORT OF A RECORD", 1954 July 30

  • Box 49, item T10
Two figures are climbing separate peaks marked "Temperature Peaks"; below the peaks are clouds marked "Below Normal Rain Clouds." One of the figures is yelling "I'm Gettin' Dizzy," and the other is yelling "Hang On!"
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"THE BLUEGRASS STATE", 1954 July 29

  • Box 49, item T11
A large cactus tree is pictured with each of its three limbs labeled as follows: "Three," "Years," "Of Drought."
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"THE YEAR OF THE FUNNEL CLOUDS", 1957 June 21

  • Box 49, item T12
A grouping of funnels, three of which are labeled "Lightning," "Floods" and "Cyclones," are shown pouring their contents. The funnel marked "Lightning" is spilling onto a figure of a crouching man with a look of dismay on his face.
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"THE GRIMMEST REAPER", undated

  • Box 19, item T13
A huge, black funnel cloud is enveloping a huge hand scythe, on the blade of which is the label "Tornado."
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"TOO DRY FOR ANYTHING", undated

  • Box 19, item T14
A farmer is walking through his fields, holding a fishing rod. Three labels on the cartoon are: "Too Dry to Plow," "Too Dry to Hunt," and "Too Dry to Fish."
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"IF MOTHER NATURE WOULD ONLY COOPERATE", [?] October 1

  • Box 19, item T15
A country scene is marked "Tinder Dry Countryside" and a large black cloud marked "Fire Prevention Week" is raining down.
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"MAN SHOULD NEVER FEEL COCKEY", 1949 April 14

  • Box 16, item T16
A figure labeled "Mother Nature" is standing in the midst of debris labeled "Earthquake Wreckage," saying "So You Think Your Atom Bomb Has Power."
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"THE RACE", undated

  • Box 24, item T17
The weatherman figure, an old man with a weather vane on his hat is walking along with a spray can from which no water is pouring, followed by a rotund man holding behind his back a bag marked "Drought Aid."
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"IT'S NOT THE HUMIDITY, IT'S THE HEAT!", 1949 July 06

  • Box 8, item T18
A figure of a man with his tongue hanging out is sprawled on a parched field; the roofs of farm buildings are in the background. The legend "Drought Stricken North East" is written on the lower edge of the drawing.
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"THIS COMPLICATED AGE", [?] September 12

  • Box 49, item U01
A large child labeled "School Age Children" is holding in front of him a very small pair of trousers marked "Class Rooms."
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"IN THE FIELD FOR THE FIRST TIME", [?] May 31

  • Box 49, item U02
A crow labeled "School Graduates" is standing in the grass and spots an object. Above the bird is the vision of a long worm forming in script writing the word "Job."
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"PASSED", 1946 May 12

  • Box 48, item U03
A figure labeled "School Aid Bill," shaped like a diploma with a face and legs added, is running away from a building labeled "Rules Committee Primary School."
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"YES SIR, THAT'S OUR BABY", 1957 April 26

  • Box 48, item U04
A very overweight baby is being pushed by a very small man in a undersized carriage labeled "School Rooms."
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"NOT UNLESS YOU MATCH IT", [?] February 11

  • Box 48, item U05
A small boy holding a tin cup with a sign "Please Help," is standing in front of a school building labeled "Our Schools" as he holds out the tin cup to a large figure of Uncle Sam.
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"ALICE IN WONDER HOW WE'RE GOING TO DO IT LAND", 1954 January 08

  • Box 48, item U06
A teacher labeled "County School System" is shown running on a treadmill carrying a small child labeled "New Pupils" on her skirt. The statement on the cartoon is "It Takes all The Running You can Do To Stay In The Same Place."
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"JUST CRAMMING", 1958 January 20

  • Box 48, item U07
A distressed Ike is shown looking at a book labeled "Aid To Education" which is upside down to his view and on the blackboard behind him is written in longhand: "Defense Examination."
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"DEAR OLD GOLDEN RULE DAYS", 1957 October 07

  • Box 48, item U08
A black student carrying her books is about to be struck by some object pictured just behind her.
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"NOW JOHNIE CAN READ", 1957 August 31

  • Box 48, item U09
A grinning freckle faced boy is holding up a report card marked "County School Report, First Six Grades A B C D F." The boy is selecting from the list of grades and pointing to the "F" with apparent glee.
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"WHAT WE NEED IS ADULT EDUCATION", 1952 September 10

  • Box 48, item U10
A large man labeled "Property Tax Payers" is sitting in front of a very small figure of a woman holding a book and a pointer; the figure is labeled "School Problems."
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"YOU'LL HAVE TO REPEAT", 1954 February 18

  • Box 48, item U11
A small boy labeled "School Aid" is confronted by a large woman holding a switch behind her back and showing the boy a paper marked "Report Card.
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"PLAYING HOOKY", 1958 January 10

  • Box 48, item U12
A happy young man carrying a fish bait can and holding a fishing rod over his shoulder is labeled "Federal Depression Spending." He is running past a school house labeled "School Needs."
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"NO SHORTAGE OF TEACHERS HERE", 1956 April 12

  • Box 48, item U13
An old man is looking at a notice posted on a Louisville wall; the notice is: "K.E.A. 1956 Membership 20,531."
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"THE BOY WHO WAS MORE INTERESTED IN RED SPIES THAN THE RED SCHOOL HOUSE", 1950 May 29

  • Box 48, item U14
A school boy, marked "Senate," is standing with a book labeled "Red Scare Com..." under his arm and looking at a notice marked "Required Summer Work." In the background is a school house, on the roof of which is the label "Needed Legislation."
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"REPEAT STUDENT", 1956 Setember 30

  • Box 48, item U15
A figure apparently representing Ike has a book entitled "School Problems" under his arm as he walks toward a school house which is labeled "Four More Years."
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"HELP", [?] July 5

  • Box 48, item U16
A man is standing on a lake bank watching a kid who seems to be drowning in water marked "City and County Schools." The man is saying: "'Tain't My Kid.'"
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"HOT AS A FIRECRACKER", [?] July 3

  • Box 48, item U17
A large, vertical firecracker with a fuse which has been lighted; the firecracker is labeled "School Tax Vote."
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"LAUNCHED", 1957 May 27

  • Box 48, item U18
A diploma in the form of a rocket is topped by a man's head wearing the cap and tassel of a graduate being fired into space with the legend below the diploma "Commencement Fireworks."
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"AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN", 1957 July 31

  • Box 47, item U19
A figure of a school boy representing Ike, carrying under his arm a book entitled "Federal School Aid," is walking toward a school house; the school bell is ringing "Next Session."
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"ADULT EDUCATION IS NEEDED", [?] July 2

  • Box 47, item U20
An elderly man labeled "City and County Voters" is carrying a book as he walks toward a school house labeled "The Little In The Red School Systems."
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"'DEAR OLD GOLDEN RULE DAYS'", 1954 November 03

  • Box 47, item U21
A ragged little boy, marked "Our Starving School System," is holding out a cup and saying "Please, More!" to a figure marked "Greatest Prosperity in History."
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"NOT A HALLOWEEN PRANK BUT VANDALISM", 1954 October 29

  • Box 47, item U22
A man, labeled "Anti School Tax Voter," is shown leaving a school room which has been ransacked; on one wall is the legend "Down with School
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"ALREADY TARDY", [?] January 29

  • Box 47, item U23
A school bell is ringing on a school roof on which is written: "Legislative Ding Dong For School Aid." Against a nearby tree a man, labeled "Administration Aid For Schools," is leaning with his fishing line in a lake.
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"IT'S A LONG LANE THAT HAS NO TURNING", [?] January 21

  • Box 47, item U24
A school boy is walking along a path marked "School Revenue." At each of four connecting paths is a barrier; the connecting paths are labeled: "Property tax Increase," "Occupation Tax," "Proposed Tax," and "Tax Boost."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1957 September 10

  • Box 47, item U25
An arm labeled "Mob Rule" is holding a sign with the letters "DIS." The sign is held in front of the legend "Integration of Schools."
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"BE SURE TO VOTE UNDER THE LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE", undated

  • Box 2, item U26
The top of a voting machine shows a finger pressing a "Yes" lever favoring the proposition: "Shall the City of Louisville incur an indebtedness and issue bonds thereof in the amount of Eight Millions Dollars, $8,000,000." Over the voting machine is a vision of a school house with the legend: "School Bonds."
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"HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION", 1949 May 20

  • Box 8, item U27
Resting on the roof of a drawing labeled "The Little Red Schoolhouse," is a drawing of a concrete turret on top of which stands the Statue of Liberty.
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"NEWS FROM GEORGIA", 1949 April 08

  • Box 14, item U28
A woman's figure labeled "Teachers' Strike" is leaning against a large tree with her fishing line in the water. In the background is a schoolhouse labeled "Ga. School," with several children wondering around in the yard.
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"OPEN ROAD", [?] May 27

  • Box 47, item V01
A tractor trailer truck labeled "Congress" is rounding a sharp curve on a highway labeled "Gore Road Building Plan."
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"RECKLESS DRIVER, DON'T MAKE IT TOO SAFE", 1957 January 11

  • Box 47, item V02
A man driving a small car is reading a large note held in front of him by a large hand; the note reads: "Tightening of Driver Regulations." The hand is attached to a long arm.
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"BETTER PUT UP ROAD SIGNS", 1957 May 21

  • Box 47, item V03
A highway labeled "$100 Million Road Bond Sale" is shown curving and dipping over rolling hills, far into the distance.
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"TO BAR SPEEDING", [?] June 10

  • Box 47, item V04
A man is sitting in a jail cell and across the bars in the foreground is the legend "Jail Sentences for peedsters."
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"JUST LUCKY", [?] July 17

  • Box 47, item V05
A pleased man labeled "Louisville" is standing in Frankfort holding a four leaf clover and the legend over the clover leaf is "Expressway Taylorsville Road Cloverleaf."
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"THE POINT SYSTEM", 1956 December 18

  • Box 47, item V06
A direction sign marked "Safety" is mounted on a pole labeled "Enforcement
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"IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC", 1949 August 20

  • Box 47, item V07
A wrecked car is shown wrapped around a large tree.
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"THE POINT SYSTEM", 1956 October 26

  • Box 47, item V08
The bony finger of a skeletal hand is shown pointing from above at a man driving a car marked "Reckless Driving."
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"FIRST STEP", [?] December 29

  • Box 47, item V09
A baby is shown with enormously long legs stretched across a street and a sign in the corner reads "1956 Traffic Fatalities."
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"DRIVER STIMULANT PILL", [?] October 26

  • Box 46, item V10
A goofy looking driver is holding up a ball labeled "More and More Horsepower."
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[There is no caption under the cartoon], [?] October 6

  • Box 46, item V11
A railroad crossing sign is combined with a skull labeled "Poor Visibility," making a skull and crossbones warning.
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[There is no caption under the cartoon], undated

  • Box 46, item V12
A Kentucky Colonel type figure is holding on to a life saver marked "Life Savers" in a pool marked "Stream of Mounting Highway Traffic."
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"DESIGN FOR THOSE ARM TRAFFIC LIGHTS", 1954 August 08

  • Box 46, item V13
A car with several markings on it, including "Speed," "Switch Lanes," "Getaway First," "Light Jump," and "Turn Left," is being driven by a frazzled motorist. Ahead is a long arm labeled "Enforcement" with a thumbs down signal.
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"DECORATION DAY", 1946 May 28

  • Box 46, item V14
The ribbon on a wreath is marked "Traffic Deaths" and a row of tombstones is visible in the background.
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"MEASURE THE SPEED HERE TOO", 1954 September 09

  • Box 46, item V15
A man driving a car sees through his windshield a building marked "Court Conviction." Pinned to his nose is a note labeled "Radar Checked Speedster."
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"MORE DIFFICULT TO CLIMB DOWN THAN UP", 1956 December 31

  • Box 46, item V16
Above a car being driven down a hill from a peak marked "Auto Fatality Peak" is the label "KY. Downward Trend."
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"DRAG RACING", 1957 February 08

  • Box 46, item V17
Tied to the rear bumper of a speeding car is a large banner marked "Lowered Traffic Fatalities Record For 1956."
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"IS THIS THE ANSWER?", [?] January 3

  • Box 46, item V18
A car marked "Auto Fatalities" is passing a sign labeled "More Reduced Speed Limits."
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"THE ONLY WAY TO HOLD DOWN TRAFFIC DEATHS", 1954 August 25

  • Box 46, item V19
A huge hand is using its thumb to press against the head of a driver labeled "Reckless Driver"; in the background is a road sign "Kentucky US 31W."
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"LET'S GET TO THE TOP OF IT TOO", 1957 September 13

  • Box 46, item V20
A Kentucky Colonel type figure is leaning to one side with arms outstretched and a question mark on each side of his head. On his body is a note marked "Highway Irregularity Investigation."
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"TOO BAD THE POLICE CAN'T FIND THESE MUFFLERS OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS", 1952 September 06

  • Box 46, item V21
A man with a band aid on his face is shown driving a car from which exhaust smoke is pouring labeled Speeders," "Jump Starters," "Light Ignorers," and "Lane Cut Outers."
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"MEMORIAL DAY", 1954 March 26

  • Box 46, item V22
A highway labeled "Long Weekend Traffic Fatalities" winds over hills and valleys, bordered by numerous markers in the form of crosses.
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"DON'T JUMP THE (DAY) LIGHT", 1954 August 31

  • Box 46, item V23
A driver on a road marked "Long Weekend" is looking up at a traffic light, the sides of which from top to bottom are marked "Mon" "Night" and "Tues" on one side and "Fri" "Night" and "Sat" on the other. The "Night" backgrounds are in black.
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"BETTER WATCH YOUR STEP", 1954 February 15

  • Box 46, item V24
Shown is a man's pant leg marked "Young Drivers" and his foot pressing down on an accelerator.
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"DULLING IT", 1957 June 27

  • Box 46, item V25
The handle of a hammer is marked "Muir Ruling" and the head of the hammer is striking the top of an office paper spindle marked "Point System." On the spindle are notes, one of which is marked "Traffic Violation Fines By Mail."
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"THE WINNER", 1957 June 22

  • Box 46, item V26
A car marked "Reckless Driver" is shown crashed against a tree at the side of a road. Along the road, a turtle marked "Point System," is walking.
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"HOW DO I GET TO THE KENTUCKY TURNPIKE?", 1957 June 13

  • Box 45, item V27
A man, standing by his car marked "Out of State Tourist," is holding a paper marked "KY. Road Map" and questioning the attendant at a shop labeled "Sign Shop Highway Department." In the background numerous signs marked "Kentucky Turnpike" are stacked, gathering cobwebs.
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"WHERE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IS NEEDED", 1954 September 26

  • Box 45, item V28
A railroad crossing is shown with a general store on one side of the highway and on the other a tombstone marked "No signal crossing victim." In the background are numerous poles with electrical power wires.
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"A LONG RANGE VIEW", 1954 August 26

  • Box 45, item V29
A Kentucky Colonel figure is standing amid several tall buildings looking through a pair of binoculars, the lens of which are marked "Traffic" and "Plans
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"LET'S GET ON THE HIGHWAY", 1956 October 05

  • Box 45, item V30
A car with a Kentucky license is leaving a narrow side road marked "Our Old Roads" to enter a broad highway. At the junction of the two roads is a highway route sign: "Kentucky Bond Issue U.S."
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"DEATH TAKES OVER A HOLIDAY", [?] August 31

  • Box 45, item V31
A hooded skeleton with a bony hand holding the point of a pencil to its teeth is standing behind a tombstone upon which a long piece of paper is resting. The paper is labeled "Long Week End Labor Day"; apparently, the figure of death is preparing to write the names of traffic fatalities.
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"CHANDLER'S ROAD PROGRAM", 1957 September 06

  • Box 45, item V32
A figure representing Happy Chandler is running on a road marked "U S 60" toward a building at the far end of the road; the building is marked "White House."
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"A DO IT YOURSELF PROGRAM", 1954 January 26

  • Box 45, item V33
A diploma shaped figure, labeled "Mayor Broaddus' Plan," with drawn in face and with arms and legs added, is holding a shovelful of asphalt and standing on a street marked "Unmade City Streets." In the background is a home
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"THE SHORT CUT", undated

  • Box 19, item V34
A car is shown driving on a road marked "Reckless Driving" at the end of which is the word "Eternity."
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"THE REAL SKID ROW", [?] January 27

  • Box 19, item V35
A curving highway marked "Excessive Speeds" is bordered by several tombstone crosses.
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"MEMORIAL DAY RACES", [?] May 26

  • Box 45, item V36
A highway labeled "Long Weekend Traffic Rush" is filled with marks of the many exhausts of cars.
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"PLAY IT SAFE, DON'T LET IT GET AWAY", 1954 May 28

  • Box 45, item V37
A man with extremely long, outstretched arms labeled "Long Weekend" is standing in a small boat containing all of his fishing gear.
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"WORSE THAN INFLATION", 1957 February 10

  • Box 45, item V38
Two cars are seen crashing together on a highway with two way traffic. Above the crash is a long, constantly widening spiral which at the top is labeled "Auto Fatalities Spiral."
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"THE TURNPIKE MAZE", 1957 April 16

  • Box 45, item V39
A car is being driven by a man over whose head is a question mark. The car is passing several signs labeled: "U.S. 60," a sign representing the Kentucky Turnpike, "Quickest Route 31 W," "Inadequate Marking," "Express Way," Shortest Route Louisville," "Short Way South," "Louisville U.S. 31 W," "North," "South," and another "U.S. 60."
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"KEEPING UP WITH INFLATION", 1954 December 15

  • Box 45, item V40
A balloon marked "Auto Fatalities" has in its ropes an auto as it rises higher and higher.
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"PLEASE, NOT THIS WREATH", 1954 December 23

  • Box 45, item V41
A wreath with a black ribbon is laying flat on a surface labeled "Christmas Auto Casualties."
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"CLOSING THE DETOUR", 1954 February 25

  • Box 45, item V42
A highway comes to a fork; one fork, a broad modern highway marked "State Highway Authority," is blocked by a barrier labeled "Court of Appeals Decision." The other fork, a narrow winding road with no barrier, is marked "Kentucky Constitution."
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"LET'S BROADEN IT", 1957 November 02

  • Box 45, item V43
A road marked "The Constitution" is shown with a proposed widening strip marked "Amendments 1 and 2." The road stretches in the distance where the word "Progress" appears. Across the sides of the road are "Ken" and "tucky."
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"WATCH 'EM GO", 1957 November 14

  • Box 45, item V44
A car is shown disappearing with a "swish" around a curve in a highway marked "Kentucky Road Bonds."
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"1956 MODEL", 1954 February 02

  • Box 44, item V45
An elephant figure is driving a sleek new car marked "Democratic Highway Bill."
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"JUST LIKE GRAND CANYON", 1958 January 25

  • Box 44, item V46
A man and woman are driving on a road which is bordered on each side with walls labeled "Road Side Billboards."
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1949 January 12

  • Box 8, item V47
A hitchhiker labeled "U.A.W." is attempting to thumb a ride from a driver of a car labeled "Downward Living Cost Trend." The hitchhiker is asking for a ride in a direction opposite to that in which the car is moving. The car is moving away from a group of manufacturing plants shown in the background.
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"BLUE MONDAY", 1949 April 11

  • Box 8, item V48
A newspaper labeled "Monday News, Tragedies" is laying on a porch.
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"DON'T WRECK SANTA CLAUS", undated

  • Box 8, item V49
A car labeled "Holiday Recklessness" is piled up against a tree after smashing Santa's reindeer and sled. Amid the dead reindeer and Santa are scattered numerous toys.
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"MUCH ADO ABOUT A STATUE", 1949 May 19

  • Box 8, item V50
There are six panels, each with caption. The first is titled "Horning In" and shows cars moving toward a statue of a man on a horse with labels of "Move On" and "Get Going.";;The second is titled "A Stop & Go Light Might Help" and shows a statue of a man on a horse with a stop light fastened to the horse's tail.;;The third is titled "Proper Setting" and shows a man riding a horse on a path marked "Bridle Path No Autos.";;The fourth is titled "Why Not An Underpass?" and shows a statue of a man and horse elevated on steel girders with; cars racing underneath and crashing into each other.;;The fifth is titled "It's More Imposing Than A Horse" and shows a big truck van marked "Slow Moving Heavy Traffic" moving at a junction of "Cherokee Parkway" and Cherokee Road.";;The sixth is titled "I'll Be Missed" and shows two birds perched on a tree limb overlooking an intersection where a statue had previously been; the birds are remarking: "Gone."
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"CROSS WORD PUZZLE", 1949 February 05

  • Box 14, item V51
A driver is leaning out his window asking "Where The --- Can I Park?" of a policeman who is pointing with both hands; in the background is a street sign marked "Downtown" and "Louisville."
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"MORE HORSE POWER THAN HORSE SENSE", undated

  • Box 24, item V52
A driver, whose car is marked "Reckless Speed," is passing a roadside sign pointing in the direction he is going, labeled "Accidents."
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"HEADLONG", 1951 May 08

  • Box 18, item Wa01
An elephant is falling down a ladder toward a small net marked "MacArthur Policies"; a five star pennant is attached to the rigging around the ladder. In the background is a dome marked "Political Bigtop" over a huge tent with an opening marked "Main Entrance."
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"SADDLED WITH IT", 1951 April 12

  • Box 18, item Wa02
A huge elephant has strapped on its back a saddle labeled "MacArthur's Ambitions."
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"MACARTHUR FLIES OVER THE POLITICAL FRONT TOO", 1951 March 31

  • Box 18, item Wa03
A huge rounded shape represents the earth. On one side is "Korea" with a large plume of smoke above it. On top of the curve of the earth is the "White House" and at the far side from Korea is the Capitol dome marked "Congress." Over the globe an airplane is flying, its wing in the shape of a letter addressed to "Congressman Martin, Washington, D.C."
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"OFF AG'IN ON AG'IN GONE AG'IN FINNIGIN", 1951 May 07

  • Box 18, item Wa04
A rotund figure marked "G.O.P." is casting a large black shadow as it approaches the edge of a cliff over which is a sign with five stars marked "MacArthur Korea Politics."
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"STUMPED", 1957 March 12

  • Box 44, item Wb01
Shown on a screen is a startled man with earphones standing at a podium marked "Dulles Near East Policy" talking into a microphone.
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"COLD WAR OR COLD FACTS", 1954 December 19

  • Box 44, item Wb02
A figure of a shivering man wearing heavy winter clothes with mittens and cap is marked "Dulles."
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"THREE FEET IN HIS MOUTH", 1954 January 18

  • Box 44, item Wb03
A figure marked "Dulles" has its head cocked back with a ruler labeled "3 War Peace Yardstick" stuffed in his mouth.
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"WHITE ELEPHANT", 1956 September 20

  • Box 44, item Wc01
A satisfied appearing elephant with hands touching in front of his face has a halo marked "The New Nixon" fastened to a stake above his head.
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"CARRIED AWAY BY HIS OWN WORDS", [?] May 31

  • Box 44, item Wc02
A rocket shaped like a diploma marked "Nixon Speech" and carrying a man is speeding toward outer space labeled "The Wild Blue Yonder."
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"HE CERTAINLY IS", 1953 March 04

  • Box 44, item Wc03
An elephant labeled "Old Guard Mama" is being handed a baby marked "Ike" and someone off stage is saying "Take Him, He's Your Baby."
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"NOW, EVERYBODY'S HAPPY", [?] April 27

  • Box 44, item Wc04
A delighted donkey appears in front of a poster which reads "Nixon To Run."
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"USEFUL AS WELL AS ORNAMENTAL", 1956 September 10

  • Box 44, item Wc05
A bloated figure labeled "The Old Guard" is blowing cigar smoke; pinned to his coat is a button "I Like Ike."
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"WHAT A LONG TAIL OUR KITE HAS", 1952 September 22

  • Box 44, item Wc06
A kite in the shape of an elephant is looking back sadly at its tail which is made up of letters linked together spelling out "Nixon's $18,000.00."
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"BRER ELEPHANT AND THE TAR BABY", 1954 July 25

  • Box 44, item Wc07
An elephant is grasping the throat of a black statue labeled "Nixon."
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"AVENGING ANGEL", 1954 March 09

  • Box 44, item Wc08
A figure representing Nixon has sprouted wings which are labeled "Demand For Free Air Time." The Capitol dome and an elephant are shown in the distance.
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"DEWEY'S INTUITION", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd01
"Dewey" dressed in formal morning wear, is walking with a radio barking "Demobilization Order! MacArthur in Supreme Command!" The radio has an antenna attached, on top of which is a weather vane marked "Political Weather Vane." On the margin lies a "Dead Horse" with the caption "Let the Generals Run the War."
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"THE NEW CHAMPION", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd02
A figure of Dewey dressed as a general is holding aloft a banner marked "States Rights" marching in front of a group of men dressed as soldiers, labeled "26 governors." Each one of the group is carrying a broom over his shoulder as if it were a rifle and the one straw end of a broom which is visible is labeled "New Broom Talk." Over the group of men is the legend "Anti U.S. Regulation Interstate Trusts."
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"AN OLD TRICK WITH A NEW PERFORMER", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd03
A smiling likeness of Dewey, marked "Dewey," is dressed in a tuxedo and holding a wand over an upturned hat on a table; the hat is marked "G.O.P. Isolation Hat." A sign, "The Magic Dove," is shown on a display easel and Dewey is saying "Abracadabra Dab Dab Dab."
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"ONE MAN PHOBIA", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd04
An elephant dressed in coat and top hat is holding two papers; one is marked "Dewey" and the other "The Democrats Are A One Man Party."
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"TOO LITTLE AND TOO LATE", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd05
Dewey" is riding a confused looking elephant marked "League Wrecker G.O.P." and holding a paper with the legend "You Have To Wage Peace." The elephant has stopped in front of a pile of debris marked "League of Nations," "Article X (International Force)," and "1920."
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"BEHIND SENATOR (EIGHT) BALL", undated

  • Box 91, item Wd06
A large sphere representing the earth is marked on top "8," and at its side is a figure of "Dewey" holding a paper marked "Peace."
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"REPUBLICAN PLATFORM SHOES", 1948 October 28

  • Box 8, item Wd07
A large standing figure, shown from the back with his head turned to show that it represents Dewey, is wearing huge elevator shoes marked "No Comment" and "Campaign."
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"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING", 1948 October 15

  • Box 8, item Wd08
A Dewey figure is running along a path which has passed through several cities represented by groups of buildings spaced in the background. Dewey is carrying a suitcase marked "Say Nothing Campaign."
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"JACK BE NIMBLE, JACK BE QUICK", 1948 October 12

  • Box 8, item Wd09
A figure representing Dewey is jumping over a lighted candle stick marked "Campaign Issues."
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"'UNITED WE STAND'", 1948 September 24

  • Box 8, item Wd10
Six large figures, overstuffed and wearing top hats, are shown from the rear. Each has a label: "Power Trust," "Public Lands Grabber," "Cement Trust," "Natural Resources Spoiler," "Steel Trust," "Real Estate Lobby," and "Tideland Oil Operator" (this latter figure is represented only by a curve in the margin). The figure marked "Cement Trust" is carrying a banner labeled "Dewey and Warren."
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"OLD FASHION TALKING MACHINE", 1948 September 02

  • Box 8, item Wd11
An old cylinder phonograph marked "Dewey" is shown spouting the words "Peace and Prosperity
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"DETOURING IT", 1948 September 26

  • Box 8, item Wd12
A car driven by a Dewey figure is marked "Dewey Trip" and in the back seat carries scrolls marked "Campaign Speeches." The car has turned off a road labeled "Record of the 80th G.O.P. Congress" onto a side road marked "Generalities."
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"ON HIS TOES", 1948 October 09

  • Box 8, item Wd13
A clownish figure of "Dewey" is tip toeing on top of some clouds marked "Issues."
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"TOM, TOM, THE PIPER'S SON", 1948 October 07

  • Box 8, item Wd14
A Dewey figure is running and carrying a huge bag with its contents obviously a pig; the bag is labeled "Say Nothing Pig In A Poke Campaign."
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"PIG IN A POKE", 1948 October 02

  • Box 8, item Wd15
A Dewey figure is striding along prodding a pig shaped bag marked "Say Nothing Campaign" and saying "It's In The Bag!"
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"'OH, NO!'", undated

  • Box 7, item Wd16
A Dewey figure is bringing a tray with a bottle marked "Old G.O.P." to a patient in a bed marked "Johnie Q. Public"; Dewey is saying "It's Good For What Ails You." Over the patient is the legend: "Morning afterEffects Of 80th G.O.P. Congress."
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"IKE WALTON", undated

  • Box 44, item We01
Ike is shown in a rowboat labeled "Eisenhower campaign," casting his line in the water. About to take the bait is a fish labeled "Taft
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"THE STABLE DOOR", [?] March 30

  • Box 44, item We02
Ike is shown lowering a bar labeled "Bar on Loose Talk" to lock a barn door.
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"ON THE WHITE HOUSE GROUNDS", undated

  • Box 44, item We03
Ike is shown putting a golf ball toward a green on which a squirrel labeled "Knowland" is digging. The banner on the cartoon is "Presidential Prerogative."
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"MODERN SWORD OF DAMOCLES", 1954 May 17

  • Box 43, item We04
Ike is sitting at a desk about to write with his pen on a paper labeled "Executive Prerogatives," while over his head a hand emerging from a large sleeve labeled "Legislative" is holding a pen aimed directly at Ike's head.
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"JUST BEGINNING TO RUN", [?] January 4

  • Box 43, item We05
A rabbit labeled "Eisenhower Program" is racing to catch up with a distant turtle labeled "Time."
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"REPATRIATION", [?] January 5

  • Box 43, item We06
A huge, grinning elephant with a note reading "Ike's Persuasion," is facing a much smaller elephant marked "Off the Reservation Republicans
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"GO WEST, YOUNG MAN, GO WEST", 1957 May 06

  • Box 43, item We07
A Conestoga wagon, labeled "Modern Republicanism," pulled by an elephant in harness, is being driven by a smiling Ike.
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"GUIDED MISSIONS", 1957 March 31

  • Box 43, item We08
A grinning Ike is seated at a desk designated "The President" and is throwing paper airplanes marked "Foreign Aid," "Civil Defense," "Civil Liberties," "Roads," and "Schools."
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"IT CAN BE CLIMBED", [?] June 13

  • Box 43, item We09
A bedraggled looking donkey, labeled "Ike's Peak or Bust," is struggling to climb a peak labeled "Eisenhower Popularity."
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"HEAR, HERE", 1954 October 28

  • Box 43, item We10
In the foreground is a building with a tower marked "Standiford Field"; beyond the building is the tarmac with Ike's plane surrounded by crowds. In the air above the field are many top hats being thrown by the enthusiastic crowd to celebrate the "Eisenhower Touchdown."
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"TV AND RADIO ACTIVE FALL OUT", 1954 October 27

  • Box 43, item We11
A cloud above a huge explosion is labeled Ike Nixon Cabinet Campaign Blasts."
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"A NEW T.V.A. PHASE", 1957 August 10

  • Box 43, item We12
A telephone/power pole has a cross bar labeled "Eisenhower Appointments." At the top of the pole is the letter "G," at one end of the cross bar is the letter "O," and at the other end the letter "P." The letters represent the insulators for the attached wires.
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"HITCHING HIS STAR TO A WAGON", 1954 October 21

  • Box 43, item We13
Ike is kneeling to attach a rope to a star shaped object labeled "Prestige." The other end of the rope is attached to a wagon labeled "Off Year Election"; an elephant is peering around from his position in the harness to the wagon.
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"ANOTHER VETO THAT HURTS IN THE FARM BELT", 1954 April 18

  • Box 43, item We14
In the corner of a room is a full dress jacket labeled "Ike's Coat Tails" and on the floor a note marked "Veto of Barnstorming Campaign." Outside one can see through a window a farmer standing in a pasture with the label "G.O.P. Congressman Up For Re election."
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"THE EISENHOWER STRAIT JACKET", 1957 May 08

  • Box 43, item We15
A large figure of Ike is carrying a roll of paper marked "Ike's Program" under his arm marked "Two Term Limit." Behind him is a small figure of a man labeled "G.O.P. Congressman" saying "No Coattails."
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"TRYING TO SHOOT UNDER PAR", 1948 May 31

  • Box 43, item We16
"Ike" is shown on a golf course aiming a shot toward a green labeled "'56 Elections"; in the hole is a pole with a pennant labeled "Republican Congress
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"ON EISENHOWER'S COATTAIL", 1954 August 31

  • Box 43, item We17
A huge, smiling elephant labeled "G.O.P. Congressional Campaign," is standing on coattails labeled "Ike's Popularity."
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"A LESSON IN PARTY POLITICS", 1954 August 20

  • Box 43, item We18
A man labeled "Democrats for Eisenhower" is reading a Chicago newspaper dated August 19, 1954, the headline of which is "Ike For Republicans." The feature story is titled "Taunts Democrats." A cartoon on the front page is of a grinning elephant labeled "Joe Meeks."
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"THE DEATH RATTLE", 1953 January 31

  • Box 43, item We19
Around a leg marked "Eisenhower Unalterable Opposition" is a rope labeled "Bricker Amendment"; the handle of the rope is labeled "Compromise."
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"POLITICAL BATTLE ROYAL", 1953 January 20

  • Box 42, item We20
Four figures shaped like diplomas are in a circle fighting; three have on boxing gloves and the fourth, labeled "Bricker Amendment," is wielding a baseball bat. The three with gloves are labeled "George Substitute," "Ike Opposition," and "Knowland Compromise."
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"DON'T DICKER WITH BRICKER", 1953 January 16

  • Box 42, item We21
A diploma shaped figure marked "Bricker Amendment" is being pierced by a golf ball labeled "Ike's Popularity." Shown is Ike yelling "Fore!" as he drives the ball and over the scene is the statement "Take It To The People Decision."
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"NEITHER CHICK NOR CHILD", 1954 September 16

  • Box 42, item We22
A duck marked "Knowland" is "Quacking" as it swims in "The Pacific." Overhead and to the duck's rear is an obviously angry chicken marked "Eisenhower administration" "Clucking" at the duck.
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[There is no caption below the cartoon], 1958 April 03

  • Box 42, item We23
A weary elephant labeled "Eisenhower Administration" is plodding up a steep road marked "Hoover Trail."
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"HE DIDN'T SPELL ANYTHING OUT", 1957 November 16

  • Box 42, item We24
Ike is pictured as a waiter serving a bowl marked "The Soup We're In." The bowl is filled with alphabet soup, the letters spelling out "Emergency Measures." In the background are clouds labeled "Near East Crisis" and "NATO."
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"IS HIS HAT IN THE RING?", 1954 June 18

  • Box 42, item We25
An elephant is holding in one hand a paper marked "Eisenhower Decision March First!" In the other he is holding open a wall calendar to the date "March 1."
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"SCHOOL ISN'T THE ONLY PLACE OVERCROWDED", 1957 April 22

  • Box 42, item We26
The Capitol Dome is labeled "Congress" and protruding from each of the windows and crowded around the lower railing are diploma shaped figures marked "Eisenhower Program Bills."
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"STIFFENING", 1954 June 08

  • Box 42, item We27
A donkey labeled "Democratic Opposition to Ike Program" is shown with its legs digging in and its ears laid back.
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"PARTY DIFFERENCES", 4-May

  • Box 42, item We28
There are two panels; the upper one shows a startled donkey being asked by a reporter "Why Don't You Criticize Ike More?" In the lower panel a glum looking elephant is being asked "Why Do You Criticize Ike So Much?"
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"LOOK BEFORE YOU SWALLOW", 1954 January 07

  • Box 42, item We29
A suspicious looking donkey is eyeing a pill marked "Eisenhower Program" being offered on a spoon.
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"CAMPAIGN CHEST", 1954 July 23

  • Box 42, item We30
A medicine cabinet is shown containing several bottles; the inside of the open cabinet door is marked "Ike's Health."
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"'LOOK MA, NO POLITICS'", 1958 January 21

  • Box 42, item We31
An elephant labeled "Ike's Chicago Speech" is hiding behind the figure of an angel with a head band labeled "Peace." The elephant is saying "Let's Not Be Partisan
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"TRYING EVERYTHING", 1954 September 15

  • Box 42, item We32
An elephant is seated at a table on which is a deck of cards, a hand marked "Ike" and a tea cup. The elephant is gazing into a crystal ball marked "Will He Run?"
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"THE BUTCHER, THE BAKER, THE ELECTRIC LIGHT MAKER", 1954 August 13

  • Box 42, item We33
A man labeled "Federal Power Commission" with a paper in his pocket marked "Ike Power Policy," is holding a large bag labeled "Idaho Power Company."
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"THE NEW BUTTON", 1954 July 30

  • Box 42, item We34
A diploma shaped figure labeled "The Eisenhower Legislative Program" is being kicked by a boot labeled "G.O.P. Congressmen"; a footprint labeled "We Want Ike" has been left on the figure.
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"RIGHT ON THE BUTTON", 1956 August 14

  • Box 42, item We35
The figure of a man labeled "Big Business" and wearing a "I Like Ike" button is losing his glasses and cigar from being punched by a glove at the end of an arm labeled "Clement Keynote."
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"COMING DOWN", 1956 October 04

  • Box 41, item We36
The base of a large pedestal is marked "The Eisenhower Pedestal." Alongside the pedestal is a loudspeaker connected to a wire which disappears above; from the loudspeaker comes the words "Wicked Nonsense."
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"HEAD MAN", 1956 October 12

  • Box 41, item We37
A figure apparently representing Nixon is riding on the head of an elephant; over the head is the label "Old Guard." The seat on top of the elephant's back is labeled "Eisenhower Administration."
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"IKE SHOULD GET HIS DUCKS IN LINE", 5-Jun

  • Box 41, item We38
Several ducks are waddling and flying around and over a pond marked "Special Session Pond." A sign referring to the ducks reads "G.O.P. Congressmen Who Ducked the Eisenhower Program."
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"THE DRIVE IS LOST", 1957 April 30

  • Box 41, item We39
Ike is shown driving toward a golf hole marked "Ike Program." In the foreground is a golf club discarded in a rough marked "Another Term."
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"VOTER INTEREST IS GOING UP, TOO", No Date

  • Box 41, item We40
A figure marked "The Voter" is glancing up at a poster labeled "Eisenhower Campaign Promises 1952" and exclaiming "You Want To Renew It!"
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"AGONIZING REAPPRAISAL", 1956 September 12

  • Box 41, item We41
Ike is holding behind his back a paper marked "The Campaign Plan" and is looking toward a break in the clouds labeled "Maine."
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"PINNING IT ON HIM", 1956 September 15

  • Box 41, item We42
Pinned on the coattails of Ike is a note with a long list of problems: "Responsibility For Dixon Yates, Hell's Canyon, Public Lands, Grazing, Mining and Timber Giveaways, Dulles's Brinks and Loss of Leadership in World Affairs, Farm Depression, Broken Promises, Etc Etc Etc."
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"TOO MUCH CHANGING OF PLUGS IN MID STREAM", 1952 October 04

  • Box 41, item We43
"Eisenhower is sitting in a small boat labeled "Ike Walton" which is in water labeled "The Campaign." Ike is selecting a lure from a tackle box marked "Issues"; the top tray of the box is marked "Policies."
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"DEFENSELESS", 1954 June 19

  • Box 41, item We44
A roll of paper marked "Ike's Reduced Defense Budget" is being cut with a large kitchen knife held in a hand labeled "Politics."
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"THE 72 BILLION DOLLAR PROGRAM", 1957 May 14

  • Box 41, item We45
Ike's smiling face is shown on a television monitor marked "Isolation Booth." He is wearing a head-set and has a microphone.
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"GOOD FOR EVIL", 1948 March 31

  • Box 41, item We46
Ike is sitting on the ground after being hit on the head by a brick labeled "G.O.P. Congressmen's Aid Bill Vote." He has a lump on his head and is holding in his hand a paper marked "We Must Elect A Republican Congress in November Ike."
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"HOW CAN A PLUMBER WORK WITH NO HELPERS?", undated

  • Box 23, item We47
A workman carrying a bag of tools, a plunger and a cleaning snake is labeled "Durkin." He is leaving the door of a building marked "Eisenhower's Cabinet;" in the doorway is a group of fat cats with top hats smoking cigars and laughing at the plumber.
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"WHERE ALL EYES ARE FOCUSED", 1950 October 06

  • Box 41, item Wf01
A small figure labeled "Taft" is looking up with outstretched arms to large letters spelling "OHIO" in the sky. In each of the "O" letters is an eyeball with a ray connecting it with Taft.
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"STILL THE MINORITY LEADER", undated

  • Box 18, item Wf02
A very rotund figure labeled "Taftism" with high collar, bow tie and vest is smoking a cigar and looking through his monocle at a paper marked: "Wisconsin Returns (22 Precincts Out) / Taft 313,999 / Warren & Stassen 260,215 + 168,919 = 429,134."
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"'THE COMPLETE ANGLER'", 1952 March 07

  • Box 18, item Wf03
A goofy looking figure labeled "Taft" is carrying two armfuls of fishing gear, including rods and reels, poles, nets, a pitchfork, a shotgun and a can of bait. He is standing at the edge of water marked "G.O.P. Nomination."
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"BUT NEVER SURRENDERS", 1948 November 05

  • Box 7, item Wf04
A standing figure labeled "Taft Leadership" has its arms crossed in a defiant gesture. In one hand is a paper marked "Proposed Alliance With Southern Reactionists," and Taft is saying "There's Lots of Us Left Yet!" On the ground behind him about a dozen figures appear to have been left for dead.
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"SIAMESE TWINS", undated

  • Box 18, item Wg01
A pair of figures are joined at the hips; one is labeled "Truman Hater" and the other "Acheson Hater." A little boy is looking incredulously through a window at the pair.
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"HE'S PLAYING THE TUNE", 1952 February 16

  • Box 18, item Wg02
A person singing in front of a piano is labeled "The Press" and at the piano is "H.S.T." playing and saying "This is embarrassing and getting Ridiculous!" The voice is singing: "First you say you will and then you say you won't Then you say you do and then you don't you're undecided now, so Wadda Ya Gonna Do?"
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"AND YOU'VE EARNED IT, BOB", 1952 January 15

  • Box 18, item Wg03
A figure representing Truman has his bags packed and is offering to "Taft" an award labeled "Washington Mouth Shooter Off Championship," as Truman says "I Won't Be Taking This To Missouri."
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"STILL IN BUSINESS AT THE SAME OLD STAND", 1950 November 17

  • Box 41, item Wg04
"H.S.T." is shown in the doorway of a clothing shop marked "Fair Deal"; in the show windows are men's hats, socks, ties and shirts.
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"STAND BY POWERS", 1956 January 05

  • Box 41, item Wg05
Pant legs and shoes are pictured; the legs are marked "The Administration" and the large black shoes "The Truman Commitment Policy."
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"LIKE LOCKING THE STABLE DOOR AFTER THE HORSE WAS STOLEN", 1946 September 21

  • Box 2, item Wg06
A Truman like figure, dressed in black, is tying a sheet labeled "Gag Rule" around doors of the "Truman Cabinet."
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"ON HIS OWN", 1949 January 20

  • Box 14, item Wg07
A smiling figure of Truman riding a donkey.
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"WHAT'S COMING", 1949 February 25

  • Box 14, item Wg08
A man labeled "Reaction" is kneeling with his ear to a railroad track; on the track is a note which reads "Another Truman Train Trip."
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"GOING ALONG TOGETHER", 1949 May 10

  • Box 6, item Wg09
A figure labeled "Truman" is walking beside a figure labeled "Congress"; Truman gives the Congress figure a swift kick in the behind as the latter loses his cigar in surprise.
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"POUNDING AWAY AT IT", 1949 April 30

  • Box 6, item Wg10
A figure resembling Truman dressed in overalls is swinging a large mallet labeled "Truman Program" at a huge rock labeled "Opposition."
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"DRIVING", 1949 April 29

  • Box 6, item Wg11
A symbolic representation of a man driving a carriage marked "Truman Program"; the reins he is holding are marked "Party Lines" and the whip is marked "Patronage."
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"OLD FRAYED PARTY LINES", 1949 May 35

  • Box 6, item Wg12
A Truman figure is fishing from a small boat, angrily looking at the broken line on which he had caught a fish labeled "Taft Hartley Repeal."
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"BACK TO NORMALCY", 1949 June 08

  • Box 6, item Wg13
A bearded man, smoking a corn cob pipe, is leaning against a pole on which there is the sign "Coach Stop."
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"A ROUGH GOING OVER", 1949 March 18

  • Box 14, item Wg14
A fat figure labeled "Congress" has just laid out a prostrate man resembling Truman and labeled "Public." The Congress figure is saying "That Ought To Teach Truman A Lesson."
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"BACK THIRTY YEARS", 1954 January 31

  • Box 41, item Wh01
Two chickens are sticking their heads out of a large kettle marked "Hoover Report"; one chicken is labeled "Balanced Budget" and the other "Tax Cut."
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"McCARTHY SPELLS IT OUT WITH A BIG I AND A LITTLE U", 1954 December 08

  • Box 41, item Wh02
A figure resembling McCarthy is looking up and writing on a large space: "Party u n I t y."
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"OVERSHADOWED", 1951 April 19

  • Box 18, item Wh03
The Capitol Dome in the background is casting a long, dark shadow labeled "Vandenberg."
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"IT'S ALIVE!", 1952 January 24

  • Box 18, item Wh04
In a circle drawn in the center of the cartoon is a coonskin cap labeled "Kefauver Coon Cap" marking purring sounds. A startled donkey is looking at the cap in disbelief.
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"READY FOR MARCH?", 1953 February 26

  • Box 40, item Wh05
A villainous looking man is carrying a chair and shepherd's crook in one hand and a pistol in the other.
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"OUT OF REACH", 1950 February 08

  • Box 18, item Wh06
A person fishing with a pole cast in the water is marked "Senate Investigators"; across the water is land labeled "Britain" and somewhere in between a fish labeled "Fuchs" is jumping out of the water.
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"FOR ALL TO SEE", 1957 January 06

  • Box 40, item Wh07
A somewhat bedraggled figure of Uncle Sam holding a hand mirror marked "Gaither Report" is looking in a full view mirror labeled "Rockefeller Study."
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"IN THE RING", 1954 December 17

  • Box 40, item Wh08
A coonskin cap marked "Kefauver" is spinning in a cage like those used for determining winners at a lottery.
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"TIME BOOM", 1954 January 16

  • Box 40, item Wh09
A startled elephant is looking wide eyed at a package labeled "Knowland Feb 15th Deadline"; the package is giving off tick tock sounds.
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"A LONE COWHAND", 1940 April 20

  • Box 40, item Wh10
A discouraged figure holding a pistol pointed at the ground is labeled "Cactus Jack"; he is astride a broken down horse labeled "Anti New Dealism" and standing on ground labeled "Texas."
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"CHANGING HIS STRIDE", 1949 May 18

  • Box 6, item Wh11
A lion is being held by its tail by a man with his left hand and the other hand is using a whip. Over the lion is: "Typical Roosevelt Licking."
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"THE ONE HORSE SHAY", undated

  • Box 2, item Wh12
A completely wrecked car is labeled "Talmadge Machine."
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"ANOTHER SUCCESSFULL AIRLIFT", 1949 May 11

  • Box 5, item Wh13
A figure of a man is landing on its head after being booted over a wall by a man whose foot is just visible on the other side of the wall. Above the wall is a cluster of buildings marked "Jersey" and the wall is labeled "Political Blockade."
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"PLENTY OF ROPE", undated

  • Box 23, item Wh14
A man dressed like a cowboy whose hat is marked "Landon," is twirling a long rope; one section of the rope is labeled "Governmental Economies" and another "Continued Relief & Benefit Payments."
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"FARTHER AND FATHER [SIC] AFIELD", 1948 August 30

  • Box 5, item Wh15
A man labeled "Wallace" is walking through a daisy patch, holding a daisy he has picked; the daisy is labeled "A Marshall Plan For The South."
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"THE CLOSE UP", 1952 July 21

  • Box 40, item Wi01
A television screen labeled "T.V. Convention Coverage" shows a picture of a smiling man labeled "Practical Politics" smoking a cigar.
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"AS MAINE GOES", 1952 June 17

  • Box 40, item Wi02
A large hand labeled "Maine Voters" is pressing its thumb down on a prostrate man labeled "Old Guardism" who apparently has fallen hard, tearing his hat and losing his cigar.
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"SPEAKING OF IRON CURTAINS", 1957 September 10

  • Box 40, item Wi03
Each of three desks stands against a window with a drawn shade; the desks are labeled "Commerce Dept.," "Defense Dept.," and "State Dept." The window shade in front of the defense department desk is labeled "Withholding of News."
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"TERMITE CHANNELS", 1954 April 12

  • Box 40, item Wi04
A long, entangled termite tunnel spells out "Politics" in script writing; the area if labeled "State Department."
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"ELECTION DAY LIGHT SAVING TIME", 1954 August 31

  • Box 40, item Wi05
A bespectacled man wearing a tie labeled "Procrastinating Voter," is looking at a spider web fastened to the bottom of a clock marked "Time To Register."
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"BARBER SHOP HARMONY", 1954 August 17

  • Box 40, item Wi06
A well groomed donkey has just left the barber's chair as the barber yells "Next!" to an unkempt elephant who is getting out of the chair it has been waiting in..
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"AS GOES MAINE", 1954 September 14

  • Box 40, item Wi07
An outline of the state is labeled "Maine" and fitted with legs. One leg and shoe are pointed in one direction and the other leg and shoe in the other direction, as they walk.
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"A QUESTION WITH TWO SIDES", 1954 August 11

  • Box 40, item Wi08
Two question marks are shown back to back, one labeled "Adlai" and the other "Ike." Below the one labeled Adlai is a donkey and below the one labeled Ike is an elephant.
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"CONVENTION", 1954 August 09

  • Box 40, item Wi09
A skyline is shown labeled "Governors' Convention" with rays going toward the heavens marked "National Politics."
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"TIME AND TIDE", 1954 October 22

  • Box 40, item Wi10
Between a rolling tide on the lower half of the cartoon and three birds flying above is the label "1956 Nomination Interest."
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"AND A LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM", 1954 November 07

  • Box 40, item Wi11
A man and woman are leading a child by the hand; all are smiling as they walk along a path with a sign "To The Polls."
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"WHISTLE THROUGH THE AIR STOP CAMPAIGN", 1956 September 25

  • Box 39, item Wi12
A airliner is flying between two cities, one labeled "Cleveland" and the other "Lexington."
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"TANGLED UP", 1953 February 15

  • Box 39, item Wi13
Above a cluster of buildings the string of a kite labeled "Election Year Campaign" has struck three electric wires marked "Legislative," "Program" and Power Line," as sparks fly.
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"UNLESS YOU REGISTER?", [?] August 29

  • Box 39, item Wi14