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Hallowe'en in the Bad Lands

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Typed transcript of an article that appeared in the Bismarck Tribune, describing how the cowboys of the Badlands celebrated Halloween.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Halloween; North Dakota--Badlands

Date: 1885-11-03

Letter from Sarah Flandrau Cutcheon to Charles Macomb Flandrau

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Sally Flandrau Cutcheon does not wish to receive more letters from Charles Macomb Flandrau in the style of the last one. Cutcheon describes a story told to her by Joe Humphreys about some Native Americans in the Dakotas. She is attending the Women's Congress to see Julia Ward Howe speak and recently visited her family.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Letter writing; Hunting; Indians of North America; Hearses (Vehicles); Parties; Halloween; United States--Dakota Territory; United States Naval Academy; Selmes, Martha (Patty) Macomb Flandrau, 1861-1923; Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922; Crane, William H., 1845-1928; Flandrau, Rebecca Blair McClure Riddle, 1839-1911

Date: 1891-10-30

Uncle Sam's hallowe'en

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Illustration shows a vignette cartoon, with, at center, Uncle Sam looking into a mirror while descending a stairway in a hall, "Swallow" and "Watson" are standing in the hall, holding candles; in the vignette at lower left, the presidential and vice-presidential candidates, Roosevelt, Fairbanks, Parker, and Davis, arrive in costume, on the lower right they are unmasked and engaged in a game with Columbia. On the middle left is "Bryan" as "An Old Timer", and on the right "Taggart" and "Belmont" play a prank on an elderly woman with a dummy labeled "Militarism". At top left, bobbing for "Campaign Funds" are "Taggart, Bliss, Cortelyou, [and] Belmont" and on the right "Odell, Shaw, [and] Hill" are "Jumping the Issues".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Halloween; Masquerades; Presidents--Election; Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Bliss, Cornelius Newton, 1833-1911; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929; Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932; Belmont, Perry, 1850-1947; Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922; Swallow, Silas Comfort, 1839-1930

Date: 1904-10-26

Hallowe'en in New York - ducking for plums

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Illustration shows Charles F. "Murphy" holding "Father Knickerbocker," a symbolic figure for New York City, his hands bound behind his back, over a large tub labeled "City Hall," his head underwater among "Plums" labeled "Good Things, Appointments, Contracts, [and] Jobs." Edward E. "McCall," kneeling next to the tub, has pulled put a plum labeled "Control" and is handing it to Murphy. Caption: Boss Murphy - Take your time, Ed, and get 'em all. His Knicklets here won't bother you.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Corruption; Halloween; New York (State)--New York; Tammany Hall; Murphy, Charles Francis, 1858-1924; McCall, Edward Everett, 1863-1924

Date: 1913-10-29

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