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USS Olympia

Description:

A drawing of the Olympia, Commodore George Dewey's flagship.

Resource Type: Drawing

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); United States. Navy; Olympia (Ship); Dewey, George, 1837-1917

Date: 1898

The disciple of Farragut is worthy of his master

Description:

Bust portrait of George Dewey, facing left, wearing military uniform, framed by a laurel wreath draped with the American flag. A vignette at the upper right shows Admiral David G. Farragut on the rigging of a ship during a battle labeled "New Orleans 1862," and a vignette on the lower left shows the destruction of the Spanish fleet labeled "Manila 1898."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Naval battles; Admirals; Wreaths; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870

Date: 1898-05-25

Celebrating July 4th, 1898 - "the triumph of the American battle-ship"

Description:

A gleeful Uncle Sam sits with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain," "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France," Germany (William II), and "Russia" (Nicholas II), watching a fireworks display that shows the outline of a huge American battleship that illuminates the ruins of the "Spanish Fleet." The clouds of smoke show portraits of "Schley, Sampson, Hobson, [and] Dewey."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); John Bull (Symbolic character); Battleships; Fireworks; Kings and rulers; Fourth of July; Fourth of July celebrations; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902; Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, 1830-1916; Umberto I, King of Italy, 1844-1900; William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941; Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918

Date: 1898-07-06

Dewey captures Manila after bombardment

Description:

Department of State's press release on surrender of Manila, Philippines during the Spanish-American War published in the New York World.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Philippines--Manila; United States. Navy; Dewey, George, 1837-1917

Date: 1898-08-15

Governor Roosevelt leading the New York troops, Dewey Celebration, New York

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt leads the New York troops during the Dewey Celebration in New York.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Parades; New York (State); Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1899

A tribute of flowers to New York's gallant governor, Theodore Roosevelt, Dewey Celebration, New York

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt is celebrated at the Dewey Celebration in New York.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Parades; New York (State); Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1899

Governor Roosevelt, colonel of the famous "Rough Riders" in Dewey Parade, New York

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt participates in the Dewey Parade while in New York.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Parades; New York (State); Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1899

For victory of our country's flag

Description:

Sheet music for the patriotic song "For Victory of Our Country's Flag," which celebrates the American military heroes of the Spanish-American War. The song is dedicated to the United States Army and Navy. The cover features a large American flag and photographs of prominent individuals from the war, including Governor Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Music, Sheet

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Patriotic music; War songs; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910; Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906; Funston, Frederick, 1865-1917; Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

Date: 1899

The bugaboo of the anti-expansionist

Description:

President McKinley rides an elephant driven by Marcus A. Hanna. The elephant is carrying Russell A. Alger, Nelson Dingley, William R. Day, and William T. Sampson. A second elephant follows, and a group of men that includes "Nelson A. Miles, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Wheeler, Fitzhugh Lee, Henry C. Lodge, William R. Shafter, Winfield S. Schley, John T. Morgan, Cushman K. Davis, George Dewey," and others, march alongside under the standard "Imperialism for Ever." A group of disgruntled men sit on the roadside, watching the procession.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Imperialism; Generals; Elephants; Standards, Military; Parades; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907; Day, William R. (William Rufus), 1849-1923; Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Davis, Cushman Kellogg, 1838-1900; Morgan, J. T. (John Tyler), 1824-1907; Schley, Winfield Scott, 1839-1911; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Wheeler, Joseph, 1836-1906; Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Dingley, Nelson, 1832-1899

Date: 1899-01-18

Our busy old women

Description:

Print shows a large monument constructed "A.D. 1898," showing statues of President William McKinley labeled "Administration," General William R. Shafter labeled "Army," and Admiral George Dewey labeled "Navy," and a plaque that states "To Commemorate the Spanish-American War which has raised the United States Army and Navy to a proud position not only in the eyes of Americans but in the eyes of the World." Also, a gang of "Old Women" with ropes are shown trying to pull down the statues. Among the identified women are "Schurz, Boutelle, Hoar, N.Y. World [Pulitzer], Cockran, Tillman, Caffery, Gorman, Vest, Jones, Hale, Bryan, Godkin [turning a crank for the] Evening Post, Sherman, Ottendorfer, [and] Edmunds".

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Monuments; Women's clothing; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Cockran, William Bourke, 1854-1923; Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918; Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906; Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904; Hale, Eugene, 1836-1918; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, 1831-1902; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Ottendorfer, Oswald, 1826-1900; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Boutelle, Charles A. (Charles Addison), 1839-1901; Caffery, Donelson, 1835-1906; Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912

Date: 1899-03-22

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