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Delilah Randall betrays the democratic Samson

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Samuel J. "Delilah" Randall sits in a chair labeled "Protection," holding scissors labeled "41 Democrats" in one hand and hair labeled "Tariff Reform Bill" in the other, his feet resting on a tiger skin. "Samson," labeled "Democracy," is standing at center. A club on the floor at his feet is labeled "The Peoples' Confidence." Roman soldiers, under the standard labeled "Republicans," approach an entrance on the right. At the front are Chester Alan Arthur, James Gillespie Blaine, and Roscoe Conkling.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Tariff--Law and legislation; Bible stories, English--O.T.; Hairdressing; Soldiers; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890

Date: 1884-05-14

The pigtail has got to go

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A female figure labeled "Civilization" pulls the pigtail labeled "Worn Out Traditions" of a man labeled "China." She is holding a pair of scissors labeled "19th Century Progress" and is about to cut the pigtail. There are telegraph poles, plows, and locomotives hanging from her waist.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Braids (Hairdressing); Progress; Civilization; Men's clothing; China

Date: 1898-10-19

Correct hairdress for the summer

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A typical advertisement from the fashion journals of the time. This one advertised hair pieces from Madame Fried, importer and creator.

Resource Type: Advertisement

Subject: Hairdressing; Wigs; Advertising copy

Date: 1908

Puck Christmas 1908

Description:

A young woman sits at her dressing table, holding up a mirror to admire her hair. A maid arranges plant sprigs in her hair.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Christmas; Grooming for girls; Master and servant; Hairdressing

Date: 1908-12-2

"Why you no cuttee off your queue?"

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An Asian, possibly Chinese, soldier offers scissors labeled "Enlightenment" to Uncle Sam so that he can cut off his long braid labeled "Partisan Politics." The soldier's own severed braid labeled "Servitude" lies on the ground at his feet.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Braids (Hairdressing); Chinese--Attitudes; Enlightenment; Partisanship; Slavery; Soldiers; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)

Date: 1912-01-31

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