New Year's Resolutions Never Change

This comic from the early 1900s shows us how far we haven't come

Posted January 2nd, 2017


This undated cartoon by Billy Ireland (1880-1935) is from the OSU Billy Ireland Collection.


Rise and Shine.

The World is Doomed.

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The Media Leads Us to War, 1895 Edition

Posted December 2nd, 2016


"Uncle Sam's Dream of Conquest and Carnage: Caused by Reading the Jingo Newspapers", a cartoon by Joseph Keppler, was first published in Puck on November 13, 1895.


More from The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

People Thought The Electoral College Was Upside Down 140 Years Ago

Posted November 17th, 2016


Thomas Nast's “The Electoral Vote” was first published in Harper’s Weekly on January 27th, 1877.


A Gallery of Suffrage, For Your Voting Pleasure

Political cartoons from before women could vote

Posted November 3rd, 2016


Featuring the art of Boardman Robinson, Edwina Dumm, John Sloan, C. J. Budd and Ehrhart.

Think it Over

This cartoon from 100 years ago tackles women's suffrage

Posted October 20th, 2016


'Think it Over' by Billy Ireland was originally published on August 8, 1917, in the Columbus Dispatch.


The Immigrant

Is He an Acquisition or a Detriment?

Posted October 6th, 2016


By T. Bernhard Gillam, first published in Judge magazine in October 1910.