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Their nightmare

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David B. Hill and Charles F. Crisp lie awake in a bed, suffering the nightmare of a spirit dragon labeled "Third Term."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Presidents--Term of office; Nightmares; Dragons; Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Crisp, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1845-1896

Date: 1895-10-02

The business man's perpetual nightmare

Description:

A businessman sleeps in a bed with the spirit of a two-headed congressman labeled "House" and "Senate" howling at his bedside, trying to ruin his sleep with "War Talk!, Extravagant Talk!, Appropriations!, [and] Jingoism!" Papers on a nightstand state "Business Disturbance, Upsetting of Values, Etc." and "Doings of Congress - Jingoism - Tariff Tinkering - Etc."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Businesspeople; Legislators; Economic policy; Tariff; Sleeping customs; Nightmares; Ghosts

Date: 1897-01-20

"Politics makes strange bedfellows"

Description:

Print shows the ghost of the British Lion reacting with fear at finding an "Irish American" and a "German American" in a bed labeled "Anti Anglo-American Alliance."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Treaties; Irish Americans--Political activity; German Americans--Political activity; Sleep; Beds; Ghosts; Fear; Lions; Nightmares; Great Britain

Date: 1899-05-03

Kipling's terrible nightmare

Description:

Illustration shows Rudyard Kipling sitting up in his bed, pulling the covers up for protection, on the nightstand is an inkpot labeled "Hatred"; he is dreaming of the "Anglo-German Alliance" which shows Edward VII, King of Great Britain and William II, Emperor of Germany, embracing.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: International relations; Nightmares; Treaties; Germany; Great Britain; Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

Date: 1903-01-14

The trust promoter's nightmare

Description:

Illustration shows a man, possibly Robert A. Ammon, waking up from a nightmare that shows a criminal labeled "Miller" and "520 per cent" breaking stones in a prison. Earlier in the year, William F. Miller confessed to his role in the 520% Franklin Syndicate swindle, implicating Col. Robert A. Ammon.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Capitalists and financiers; Nightmares; Prisoners; Swindlers and swindling

Date: 1903-11-18

The latest thing in nightmares

Description:

A frightened man lies in bed, pulling up a blanket labeled "The Senate." He sees in the darkness the spectacles and toothy grin of President Theodore Roosevelt. There is a glowing lamp on a table in the foreground.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Nightmares; Eyeglasses; Teeth; Fear; United States. Congress. Senate; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1906-02-07

Bad dreams

Description:

Illustration shows a sleeping, bloated man labeled "Protected Monopolist" shying away from a turkey labeled "Income Tax" that appears to have risen from the remains of the Thanksgiving Day dinner labeled "High Tariff Plunder". 

Caption: A natural result of gluttony.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Thanksgiving Day; Turkeys; Nightmares; Gluttony; Monopolies; Tariff

Date: 1909-11-17

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