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".
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