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Diary of Theodore Roosevelt's athletic achievements

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Record of Theodore Roosevelt's athletic achievements and physical measurements from August 21, 1875 to December 11, 1875.

Resource Type: Diary

Subject: Athletic ability; Success; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1875

Shade of A.T.S.-- "Oh, if I could only find my body!"

Description:

Print shows the spirit of Alexander Turney Stewart pulling out his hair as Henry Hilton posts "For Sale" notices on Stewart's commercial enterprises, including the "Grand Union Hotel," the "Windsor Hotel," the "Woman's Park Hotel," the "Chicago House," Stewart's Garden City," and his main building at "10th St. & Broadway," after his widow transferred control to Hilton. Joseph Pulitzer pokes Hilton with a closed umbrella. There is an empty sepulchral monument labeled "Sacred to the Memory of A. T. Stew[art], with a sign that states "To Let" in the right foreground.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Commercial buildings; Sepulchral monuments; Hotels; Inheritance and succession; Ghosts; Tombs; Stores, Retail; New York (State)--New York; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Stewart, Alexander Turney, 1803-1876; Hilton, Henry, 1824-1899

Date: 1882-04-26

They can't stop it!

Description:

William Jennings Bryan hangs onto a large wheel labeled "Prosperity" spinning very fast as part of an engine. James K. Jones is attempting to stop the wheel by sticking a piece of lumber into the spokes, but it is spinning so fast that the wood splinters in his hands.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Success; Machinery; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Jones, James K. (James Kimbrough), 1839-1908

Date: 1896-12-16

Unpleasant plight of the "advance agent of prosperity"

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President McKinley rides on the back of a large tortoise labeled "Congress," its body bound with ribbons labeled "Demands of Populists," "Concessions," "Demands, East, West, North, and South," "Demands of Silverites," and "Demands of Monopolists." McKinley is holding a whip labeled "Administration." They are making slow progress on the road "To Prosperity."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents; Turtles; Success; United States. Congress; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1897-05-05

Firing up the wrong boiler

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President McKinley holds an oil can labeled "Patronage" and turns the crank on a "Prosperity Engine" while Nelson Dingley shovels coal into a damaged "Protection Boiler" labeled "High Tariff Defeat 1890" and "High Tariff Defeat 1892." Nearby is a brand new and unused "Sound Financial Policy Boiler." William B. Allison pulls the handle on a large brass "Republican Whistle."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Tariff; Dingley tariff; Economic policy; Boilers; Success; Steam-whistles; Patronage, Political; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908; Dingley, Nelson, 1832-1899

Date: 1897-05-19

The Tantalus of to-day

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Uncle Sam as Tantalus is bound with ropes to posts labeled "High Protective Tariff" and "Free Silver Agitation" by two men labeled "Protected Manufacturer" and "Silverite." The men are preventing Uncle Sam from satisfying his desire for "Prosperity," depicted as a female figure holding a cornucopia, separated from Uncle Sam by an "Ocean of Politics," and standing among factories spewing smoke along the waterfront.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Tantalus (Greek mythology); Temptation; Success; Silver question; Tariff; Factories; Pressure groups

Date: 1897-06-02

Another delay

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President McKinley addresses an audience from a stage in a theater. Behind the curtain, an overturned hat labeled "Aldrich" lies on the stage next to a man holding papers labeled "Committee on Finance," kneeling before another man who is about to strike him with a club labeled "Demands of Western Senators." Two other "members of the cast" are engaged in a fist-fight.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents; Success; Economic policy; Hand-to-hand fighting; United States. Congress; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1897-06-16

A fourth of July celebration under difficulties

Description:

President McKinley, as a young boy, attempts to light the fuse to a fireworks-rocket labeled "Prosperity" using "McKinley Administration Matches" during a rain storm beneath dark clouds labeled "Tariff for Trusts."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Fireworks; Fourth of July celebrations; Rain and rainfall; Tariff; Trusts, Industrial; Success; McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1897-07-07

The true agent of prosperity

Description:

A farmer holds a large sheaf of wheat labeled "Enormous Wheat Crop of 1897," representing the bounty of Nature, with other farmers harvesting grains in the background.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Success; Commerce; Tariff; Farmers; Wheat; Harvesting; Nature

Date: 1897-07-11

His foolish effort to raise the wind

Description:

President McKinley sits in a sailboat labeled "Prosperity," using a bellows labeled "Tariff for Trusts" to try to generate enough wind to fill the sails and propel the boat.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Success; Tariff; Trusts, Industrial; Economic policy; Sailboats; Bellows (Mechanical engineering); McKinley, William, 1843-1901

Date: 1897-08-04

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