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Shitholes, Circa 1871

Posted January 25th, 2018

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‘The Chinese Question’ by Thomas Nast was first published in Harper’s Weekly on February 18, 1871. It’s reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and is from their Collection.

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What To Do With The Snow?

A Problem for Eastern Cities to Solve

Posted January 11th, 2018

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“What To Do With the Snow” by Winsor McCay was first published in the San Francisco Examiner on November 23, 1904. It’s reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and is from the San Francisco Academy of Comic Art Collection.

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The Beautiful Game

Posted October 19th, 2017

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Richard F. Outcault’s The Great Football Match Down in Casey's Alley was published in The New York World on December 22, 1895. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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The Brains Behind the Operation

Posted October 5th, 2017

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Thomas Nast’s The Brains was published in Harper’s Weekly on October 21, 1871. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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Unequal Protection

Posted September 21st, 2017

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Thomas Nast’s Is This a Republican Form of Government? was first published in Harper’s Weekly, on September 2, 1876. It is reproduced here with the assistance of The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

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What Lies Beneath

Posted September 7th, 2017

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J.P. Alley’s cartoon, “No wonder he puts a sack over that mug!,” was published by the Memphis Commercial Appeal in 1923. It is reproduced here with the assistance of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.

The year this cartoon was published, the newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize “for its courageous attitude in the publication of cartoons and the handling of news in reference to the operations of the Ku Klux Klan.”

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