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.


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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.


A Dangerous American Institution: The Revolver

Posted September 22nd, 2016


"A Dangerous American Institution: The Untrammelled Revolver" by Frederick Burr Opper first appeared in Puck magazine in 1881.


How Campaign Reporters Got Scoops in 1880

Posted September 8th, 2016


“The Campaign Reporter on Duty” By Frederick Burr Opper first appeared in Puck magazine in 1880.


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