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Boycotting the Pope

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Charles Parnell wears a tiara and sits on a throne, with many Irishmen bowing before him and placing bags of money into a container labeled "Parnell Fund." On a table next to him are papers labeled "Remission of Rents" and "Assassination Absolution." Sitting on a throne on the left, unattended by anyone, is Pope Leo XIII wearing the papal tiara and looking on with dismay. At his feet, on the left, is a basket of papers labeled "Indulgence" and "Absolution," and, on the right, a container labeled "Peter's Pence" that appears to have been broken into and emptied.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Absolution; Fund raising; Autonomy; Crowns; Boycotts; Popes; Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903; Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906; Egan, Patrick, 1841-; Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891

Date: 1883-06-06

It works both ways

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A man labeled "Labor Union" raises a large club labeled "Boycotting" over his head, about to strike a man labeled "Manufacturer" sitting behind a desk. In the process, he strikes a man labeled "Laborer" sitting on a chair behind him. On the wall in the background are two notices that state "Enforced Idleness for the Manufacturer" and "Enforced Idleness for the Laborer."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Labor unions; Labor; Businesspeople; Boycotts

Date: 1885-11-25

Another "boycott"

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David B. Hill holds a large brush and George H. Sterling holds a bucket of paste, as bill stickers post a notice that states "Notice. We Hereby Boycott Cleveland, the Civil Service Humbug!! David B. Hill Governor - George H. Sterling would-be Weigher would-be Port-Warden" on a wall labeled "White House Grounds."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Civil service reform; Patronage, Political; Public officers; Boycotts; Signs and signboards; Political corruption; New York (State); Washington (D.C.); Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910; Sterling, George H.

Date: 1885-12-02

The absurdities of the boycott

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A stupefied laborer reads a notice that states "You are hereby ordered to Boycott as follows. Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York Tribune, Straiton & Storms' Cigars, Thalia Theatre, All Fashionable Clothing Stores, All Turkish Baths, All Champagnes, by order of the Labor Union." All the items, other than the newspaper, are most likely beyond the common laborer's financial means. Caption: Bewildered Laborer "I guess the Labor Union is trying to make a fool of me!"

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Labor unions; Labor; Boycotts; Working class

Date: 1885-12-30

Partial page of The Commercial Advertiser

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Partial page of The Commercial Advertiser with articles relating to Cuban annexation, a controversy surrounding President Roosevelt hosting labor leaders, John Mitchell's views on various labor tactics, and a defense of the government's actions with Panama and Colombia.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Revolution (Panama : 1903); Annexation (International law); Industrial relations; Labor disputes; Boycotts; International relations; Cuba; Panama; Colombia; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Mitchell, John, 1870-1919; Hay, John, 1838-1905

Date: 1903-11-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin B. Odell

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While in Yellowstone, President Roosevelt was unaware of correspondence carried out between Secretary Loeb and Daniel I. Elton of the Utah Federation of Labor. Elton requested that Roosevelt avoid traveling over the Union Pacific railroad system as the company is unjust to its employees. Loeb, who was out of contact with Roosevelt, responded that the schedule could not be altered.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Industrial relations; Boycotts; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Utah State Federation of Labor; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Elton, Daniel I.

Date: 1903-11-25

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Whitelaw Reid

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While in Yellowstone, President Roosevelt was unaware of correspondence carried out between Secretary Loeb and Daniel I. Elton of the Utah Federation of Labor.  Elton requested that Roosevelt avoid traveling over the Union Pacific railroad system as the company is unjust to its employees.  Loeb, who was out of contact with Roosevelt, responded that the schedule could not be altered.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidents--Travel; Boycotts; Industrial relations; United States--Yellowstone National Park; Union Pacific Railway Company; Utah State Federation of Labor; Loeb, William, 1866-1937; Elton, Daniel I.

Date: 1903-11-30

Roosevelt and Cleveland

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The writer faults the New York Sun for its coverage of Theodore Roosevelt's campaign and reprints a portion of an article criticizing Grover Cleveland's devotion to political ideologies. The writer states Roosevelt will probably not be able to win New York in the election.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Press and politics; Boycotts--Public opinion; Presidents--Attitudes; Election forecasting; Political campaigns; New York (State); Union Pacific Railway Company; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1904-04-24

Telegram from William H. Taft to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Secretary of War Taft states the Chinese recently purchased a large amount of flour from Australia, which has not occurred for many years.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Boycotts; Flour--Purchasing; China--Hong Kong; Australia

Date: 1905-06-25

Gamblers join the boycott of American goods

Description:

An extract from the Hong Kong newspaper The World News discusses the commitment of gambling parlors and schools to the boycott of American goods, specifically American cigarettes.

Resource Type: Release, News

Subject: Chinese newspapers; Boycotts; Emigration and immigration law; Commercial treaties; Cigarettes; International relations; China--Hong Kong; China--Canton Tʻang-hsia; China--Beijing

Date: 1905-06-30

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