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No welcome for the little stranger

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At center, Grover Cleveland holds an infant labeled "Civil Service Reform." They are surrounded by a bunch of angry old men as orphans labeled "Hube Thompson, Eddie Hedden, Davy Hill, Hugh, Joe Blackburn, Charlie Dana, Eustis, Johnnie McLean, Pulitzer, A.P. Gorman, [and] Johnnie K," and one as an old woman labeled "Hendricks." On the left is the "Republican Home - No Civil Service Infants Wanted Here" and on the right is the "Democratic Home Restored in 1884." Caption: Father Cleveland adopts the abandoned infant of the Republican Home, to the great disgust of the Jeffersonian household.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Abandoned children; Orphans; Orphanages; Civil service reform--U.S. states; New York (State); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Blackburn, Joseph C. S. (Joseph Clay Stiles), 1838-1918; McLean, John Roll, 1848-1916; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; McLaughlin, Hugh, 1827-1904; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Thompson, Hubert O. (Hubert Ogden), 1848-1886; Hedden, Edward Long, 1828-1893; Eustis, James B. (James Biddle), 1834-1899

Date: 1885-10-21

Columbus Cleveland and his mutinous crew - "This ship shall not turn back!"

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Grover Cleveland, as Christopher Columbus, holds a map labeled "Route to Reform," aboard a ship surrounded by mutinous sailors labeled "Bayard, Whitney, Eustis, Sterling, Hedden, Pulitzer, Blackburn, Hill, McLaughlin, Jones, Thompson, Gorman, Grady." Unidentified are Thomas A. Hendricks, John Kelly, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, and Charles A. Dana. A bird arrives from the left carrying a piece of paper that states "From Land of Reform."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Civil service reform; Sailors; Mutiny; Discoveries in geography; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Blackburn, Joseph C. S. (Joseph Clay Stiles), 1838-1918; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; McLaughlin, Hugh, 1827-1904; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Eustis, James B. (James Biddle), 1834-1899; Hedden, Edward Long, 1828-1893; Jones, Aquilla, 1836-1888; Thompson, Hubert O. (Hubert Ogden), 1848-1886; Sterling, George H.; Grady, Thomas Francis, 1853-1912

Date: 1885-11-04

"Who laughs last laughs best"

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Grover Cleveland drives a stagecoach labeled "Administration Coach" carrying "Columbia" and being pulled by two horses labeled "Honest Principles" and "Sound Policy." The coach is stuck in a hole labeled "Deficit" and "This Hole Dug by Republican Party." Arthur P. Gorman, standing at the rear, uses a large stick labeled "Wilson Bill" and a board labeled "Bond Issue" to try to get the wheels out of the hole. On the right, in a "Bog of Public Contempt," are Whitelaw Reid, John Sherman, Thomas B. Reed, George F. Hoar, and Benjamin Harrison. They are laughing at Cleveland.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Columbia (Symbolic character); Tariff; Debts, Public; Stagecoaches; Bogs; Laughter; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

Date: 1894-02-21

Even worse than he thought it

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The spirit of General Winfield S. Hancock holds a paper that states "Governors Island 1880. The Tariff is a Local Issue. Gen. W. S. Hancock." He stands among congressmen in a congressional chamber where senators or representatives from "Maryland, New York, Ohio, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Kansas, [and] Pennsylvania" are tearing off sections of a large paper labeled "The Tariff?" that apply to their respective states. Caption: Shade of General Hancock--They laughed at me when I said the tariff is a local issue; but I was right, after all!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Legislators; State rights; Ghosts; United States. Congress; Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898; Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904; Stewart, William M. (William Morris), 1827-1909; Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918; Peffer, William Alfred, 1831-1912; Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904; English, Thomas Dunn, 1819-1902

Date: 1894-05-02

Shaking him off

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Arthur P. Gorman appears as a jockey riding on a bucking horse labeled "Maryland." He has dropped his riding crop labeled "Trickery."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Horsemanship; Jockeys; Legislators; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906

Date: 1894-05-09

After the hold-up

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William L. Wilson stands in the street outside the White House, holding open a large carpet bag labeled "Wilson's Free List" which contains papers labeled "Free Wool." He has an umbrella labeled "Income Tax" under his left arm. Sitting next to him on the street is the donkey labeled "Dem. Party" that he had been riding. Several men, four of them identified as "Gorman, Brice, McPherson, [and] Faulkner," have robbed him of papers labeled "Free Iron, Free Sugar, Free Lumber, [and] Free Coal" and are walking up the street toward the U.S. Capitol, visible in the background. Caption: "Gee whiz! And it's a wonder they left that!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Income tax; Legislation; Robbery; Trusts, Industrial; Donkeys; Luggage; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898; McPherson, John R. (John Rhoderic), 1833-1897; Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884

Date: 1894-06-06

Doing their little best to spoil his work

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President Cleveland sculpts a statue labeled "Purity in Politics," but a group of legislators have resorted to mudslinging tactics to destroy Cleveland's efforts. Those identified with a hammer, ink, mud, and stones are "McPherson, Dana, Hill, Murphy, Gorman, [and] Brice."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Sculptors; Stone carving; Civil service reform; Political campaigns; Executive-legislative relations; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; McPherson, John R. (John Rhoderic), 1833-1897; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898

Date: 1894-06-11

The only thing that would scare our thick-skinned senators

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The U.S. Senate chamber is reduced to pandemonium when a Senate Page announces the unexpected arrival of "Investigators Lexow and Goff." Among the senators scrambling for cover are Arthur P. Gorman, Matthew S. Quay, Calvin S. Brice, Edward Murphy Jr., and George F. Hoar. Caption: The awful scene that would ensue if investigators Lexow and Goff should unexpectedly appear in the U.S. Senate chambers.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Legislators; Governmental investigations; Capitol pages; Surprise; United States. Congress. Senate; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

Date: 1894-06-27

A very sick patient - he pays well, but the senatorial quacks can't save him

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Several legislators appear as quack physicians trying to cure a large sick man labeled "Protection" with a packet of "Boodle" on his lap. From left are "Hill, Pugh, Vest, Chandler, Brice, Hoar, Peffer, Gorman, [and] McPherson," and John Sherman. They apply such medications as "Delay Tonic, Concessions to Trusts, Sympathy, Wind, Senatorial Fog, Obstruction Pills, [and] Misleading Talk."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Sick; Care of the sick; Tariff; Free trade--Protection; Legislators; Quacks and quackery; Medical care; Medical personnel; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Pugh, James L. (James Lawrence), 1820-1907; Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904; Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Peffer, William Alfred, 1831-1912; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; McPherson, John R. (John Rhoderic), 1833-1897; Sherman, John, 1823-1900

Date: 1894-07-18

Where they belong!

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Three men are trapped in a small cage hanging outside the "Democratic National Headquarters." The cage is labeled "Gorman Brice Smith, Jr. - Exposed Here - As a Warning, For All Time - These Traitors to Democratic Principles and Satraps of Trust and Monopoly."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Traitors; Torture; Prisoners; Democratic Party (U.S.); Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Brice, Calvin Stewart, 1845-1898

Date: 1894-11-21

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