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Jousting Tournament on "Analostan"

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Women in a horse drawn carriage and men on horseback parade to a jousting tournament on Analostan, later called Theodore Roosevelt Island. The Mason mansion can be seen in the distance.

Resource Type: Drawing

Subject: Games; Parades; Washington (D.C.)--Theodore Roosevelt Island; Mason, John, 1766-1849

Date: 1865-10-07

The grand opening march over the Brooklyn Bridge

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A large procession crosses the newly-completed Brooklyn Bridge. At the front, dressed as policemen with nightsticks, are several newspaper editors. Among them are James Gordon Bennett, Oswald Ottendorfer, Whitelaw Reid, Murat Halstead, Joseph Pulitzer, Charles A. Dana, and Carl Schurz. Puck follows at center on a white horse, with a group of dandies on the right, one labeled "Freddie," and a group of "Political Tramps" on the left, including George M. Robeson, Ulysses S. Grant, Thomas C. Platt, James G. Blaine, and Roscoe Conkling. John Kelly is at the lead of the "Tammany Heelers," followed by Hubert O. Thompson with the "New York Street Cleaning Department." Behind them comes "Puck's Monopoly Target Company" with Russell Sage, William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, and Cyrus W. Field. On the left is a masonic group labeled "F. & A.M." carrying a goat on a pedestal. Beneath the bridge is a boat labeled "The Dynamiter" filled with angry anarchists. Caption: Puck follows the example of the illustrated newspapers, and gives an accurate picture of the event one day before it takes place - and don't you forget it!

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Parades; Parties; Newspaper editors; Politicians; Dandies; Civil service--Employees; New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn Bridge; Ottendorfer, Oswald, 1826-1900; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Sage, Russell, 1816-1906; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Thompson, Hubert O. (Hubert Ogden), 1848-1886; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885; Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892; Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908

Date: 1883-05-23

Puck's coaching parade, 1883

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Eight stagecoaches stand in a procession, each jammed with passengers. Riding in the first coach, labeled "Republican Harmony Coach," are Chester A. Arthur, Roscoe Conkling, James G. Blaine, John A. Logan, Ulysses S. Grant, James D. Cameron, George W. Curtis, John Sherman, John F. Miller(?) and an unidentified man. Riding in the second coach, labeled "Dem. Love Feast Coach" and "One Republican thrown in to please Mr. Dana," are Charles A. Dana, Benjamin F. Butler, Edward Cooper, Rutherford B. Hayes, Franklin Edson, Samuel J. Tilden, John Kelly, and Hubert O. Thompson. Riding in the third coach, labeled "Heavy Hack," are Cardinal John McCloskey, Robert Ingersoll, "Jacobs, Potter, Storrs," Howard Crosby, Henry W. Beecher, and Theodore Tilton. Riding in the fourth coach, labeled "Monopoly," are William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, Jay Gould, and a box labeled Henry Clay. Riding in the fifth coach, labeled "Thespis," are Lester Wallack, Rose Coghlan, Marie Geistinger, "T.P., J.E. Pearson, Levy," Dion Boucicault, Edward Harrigan, and Tony Hart. The sixth coach is labeled "Homeopathy"; the seventh coach is labeled "Allopathy"; and the eighth coach is labeled "The Bruiser." The horses pulling this last coach wear boxing gloves. Caption: [If this takes, we will have another one next year.]

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Parades; Carriages and carts; Politicians; Capitalists and financiers; Actors; Physicians; Boxers (Sports); Harrigan & Hart; Wallack, Lester, 1820-1888; Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890; Coghlan, Rose, 1851-1932; Geistinger, Marie, 1833-1903; Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911; Hart, Tony, 1855-1891

Date: 1883-06-13

Let us have a good bankruptcy law, as a protection against the "preferred creditor" swindle

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Puck carries a "Petition - To the 48th Congress" at the head of a long procession of well-dressed businessmen who want Congress to enact a "Good Bankruptcy Law" that would identify fraudulent conveyances to a "Preferred Creditor" and hold swindlers accountable. They march down "Relations Row" past buildings that are labeled "Grandfather Preferred, Brother Preferred, 19th Cousin Preferred, Uncle Preferred, Sister Preferred, [and] Brother in Law."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Legislation; Bankruptcy; Fraudulent conveyances; Swindlers and swindling; Fraud; Parades

Date: 1883-11-14

Cleveland's entry into Washington - March 4th. 1885

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Grover Cleveland rides the Democratic donkey past the "Republican R. R. R. Hotel" on the way to his inauguration. He is surrounded by a host of characters that includes many political figures and newspaper editors, including Joseph F. Keppler with his diminutive character Puck. Among those depicted are: Roscoe Conkling, George Edmunds, Augustus Garland, "Hampton," "William H. Barnum," L. Q. C. Lamar, "Grace," "Jones," Joseph Pulitzer, James G. Bennett, Henry B. Ward, Samuel J. Randall, Thomas Hendricks, Abram S. Hewitt, U. S. Grant, Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, "McDonas," Daniel Manning, George W. Curtis, Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel J. Tilden, Thomas F. Bayard (carrying a flag that states "Public Office is a Public Trust. G. Cleveland"), Joseph Medill, William C. Endicott, John Logan, James G. Blaine, Carl Schurz, William F. Vilas, Cox, Winfield Scott Hancock, Benjamin Harrison, Henry Watterson, and Hermann "Raster." Also shown is Puck's Independent Party figure and papers labeled "Compliments of C. A. Dana."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Parades; Presidents--Inauguration; Newspaper editors; Politicians; Washington (D.C.); Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Barnum, William Henry, 1818-1889; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1826-1900; Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903; Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Vilas, William F. (William Freeman), 1840-1908; Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921; Raster, Hermann, 1827-1891

Date: 1885-03-04

A moving scene

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Commissioner Roosevelt, dressed as a cowboy, carries Commissioner Lyman on his back. Commissioner Johnson follows behind, carrying a rug labeled "Eligible List." Behind Lyman, a fourth figure carries a basket labeled "Prize Conundrums."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Storage and moving trade; Parades; United States Civil Service Commission; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lyman, Charles

Date: 1893-06-11

A painful prophetic vision

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A well-dressed, grand old woman sits in a chair, with a comb labeled "Republican Party" in her hair, and newspapers on the floor around her with headlines "Evening Reporter - Commerce Picking Up All Along the Line" and "Morning Verity - Trade Getting Brisk Since the Passage of the Wilson Bill." She is holding the "Daily Facts - Increased Activity in Business on Account of the New Tariff." There is a steaming pot of tea on the table next to her. She is imagining a scene where a street in the business district is filled with a procession of women shoppers carrying placards that state, "Under the Democratic Tariff We Live in a Golden Age of Business!!!", "1896 - We, the Shopping Women of America, Favor the Democrats Because Their Tariff Bill Favors Our Pocket Books!!!", and "Thanks to the Democrats Shopping is Now a Joy Forever." Caption: The Republican Party sees the Democrats, in 1896, winning back their old and powerful ally, the "shopping woman."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Legislation; Women--Social conditions; Shopping; Fantasy; Parades

Date: 1894-10-24

"See, the conquering hero comes!"

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German Emperor William II, wearing a large robe and carrying a large sword, walks arm in arm with a tall female figure labeled "Germania." Behind him, the robe is carried by "Italy," "Austria," and others. Standing on a balcony, looking down, is Otto von Bismarck. In the lower right foreground, a female figure labeled "France" walks arm in arm with "Russia" who leads her away from the pageantry. She holds a treaty tightly in her right hand, as she casts a stern glance back over her shoulder at William II. At the head of the procession are three men blowing horns labeled "Press." Caption: The proudest moment in Willy Hohenzollern's life - He celebrates the 25th anniversary of the glorious victory of Sedan.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871); Sedan Campaign (1870); Anniversaries; Parades; Marianne (French emblem); International relations--Foreign countries; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Bismarck, Otto, F├╝rst von, 1815-1898

Date: 1895-09-04

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt informs his sister Anna Roosevelt he has not yet heard from General Tracey and Bob is visiting. Things are bleak politically as the machine Democrats are against the work he is doing as Police Commissioner and the machine Republicans are as well. He was asked to review a parade of liquor men.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Friendly visiting; Entertaining; Police administration; Liquor laws; Law enforcement; Political parties; Parades; Democratic Party (N.Y.); Republican Party (N.Y.)

Date: 1895-09-29

Pioneer Cleveland

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President Cleveland stands on the right, holding an axe labeled "Political Wisdom," in a forest where he has been cutting trees labeled "Gold Standard." Approaching from the left is a procession led by Mark A. Hanna, as drum major, followed by William McKinley, Garret A. Hobart, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas B. Reed, George F. Hoar, John Sherman, Henry Cabot Lodge, and others. One is carrying a banner that states, "The Repubican Party is unreservedly for Sound Money - the existing Gold Standard must be preserved. Rep. Platform." Caption: He blazed the path that they have got to follow.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Election; Political parties--Platforms; Gold standard; Drum majoring; Wood-engraving; Frontier and pioneer life; Parades; Processions; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus), 1844-1899

Date: 1896-08-26

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