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A dreadful attack of "presidential fever" in the U.S. Senate

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Puck stands in the Senate chamber, among many senators sick with "Presidential Fever." Puck is offering a spoonful of "Anti-Presidential Quinine" to John Sherman. Among the senators present are Wade Hampton, George Frisbie Hoar, J. D. Cameron, William Mahone, Warner Miller, Daniel W. Voorhees, John Alexander Logan, George F. Edmunds, John Sherman, George Graham Vest, Thomas F. Bayard, John P. Jones, and David Davis. Peering over the chamber walls are George M. Robeson, Jay Gould, and Roscoe Conkling.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Legislators; Fever; United States. Congress. Senate; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Miller, Warner, 1838-1918; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Vest, George Graham, 1830-1904; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912; Davis, David, 1815-1886; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918; Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

Date: 1883-02-21

Rip Van Winkle's return

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Outside a building labeled "Washington Inn" with an image of the U.S. Capitol on the sign, a large group of Republican legislators, politicians, and others are laughing at an old man wearing tattered clothing labeled "Democracy." He looks dazed, as though he has just wandered in from the past; his walking stick is dated "1861." Two dogs labeled "N.Y. Tribune" and "N.Y. Times" sniff at his heels. Among those present are George M. Robeson, Ulysses S. Grant, John Logan, James Gillespie Blaine, Chester Alan Arthur (dressed as a woman, serving food and drinks), Charles J. Folger, George Frisbie Hoar, Joseph Warren Keifer, Horace F. Page, William Mahone (doing a hand-stand), J. D. Cameron, Roscoe Conkling, John Sherman, George F. Edmunds, John P. Jones, and Thomas Collier Platt.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character); Democracy; Taverns (Inns); Laughter; Older people; Legislators; Presidents--Elections; Dogs; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912; Folger, Charles J. (Charles James), 1818-1884; Page, Horace F. (Horace Francis), 1833-1890; Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

Date: 1883-03-14

The true meaning of Republican harmony

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Several Republicans stand in a temple, with a sacrificial lamb labeled "Civil Service Reform" at the base of a statue labeled "Patronage" with a trident labeled "Spoils." Among them are Chester Alan Arthur, James Gillespie Blaine, Whitelaw Reid, Ulysses S. Grant, John Logan, William Henry Robertson, J. D. Cameron, George William Curtis, Carl Schurz, George Frisbie Hoar, John Sherman, Roscoe Conkling, and William Mahone. At the far end of the temple gallery is a statue of George M. Robeson as "Neptune." Caption: The members of the Roman House of Tarquin, having been driven from power by the people, called together their adherents, and swore an oath of harmony over the body of a victim sacrificed for the purpose. They then undertook to get back to Rome, and History records that they Got Left.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Civil service reform; Patronage, Political; Animal sacrifice; Oaths; Sheep; Temples; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Robertson, William Henry, 1823-1898; Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

Date: 1883-04-11

Our national dog-show

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At a dog show, a variety of breeds are competing. In the upper left corner, labeled the "Judges' Stand," are several newspaper editors, including James Gordon Bennett, Whitelaw Reid, Murat Halstead, Charles A. Dana, Henry Watterson, and George W. Curtis. They are judging two dogs, Winfield Scott Hancock and Samuel J. Tilden. Other dogs depicted are "Sesquipedalian Sleuth Hound Evarts, Mulligan Mongrel, Rossa Runt - take care dangerous, Lap Dogs Monopoly Breed", also Chester A. Arthur, William Mahone, Thomas C. Platt, Roscoe Conkling, James D. Cameron, John Logan, "Pointer Bayard, Tammany Tarrier, House Dog Edson, Dachshund, Toby Dog, Poodle, Water-dog," David Davis, U.S. Grant, "Tewksbury Ratter, Hoar-Hound, Hybrid Hayes" and at center, "Puck's entry Cleveland [and] S. Low."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Dog shows; Politicians; Newspaper editors; Presidents--Elections; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921; Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Low, Seth, 1850-1916; Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885; Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Davis, David, 1815-1886; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908; O’Donovan Rossa, Jeremiah, 1831-1915; Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918; Edson, Franklin, 1832-1904

Date: 1883-05-09

The whitwash is too thin

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Print shows George F. Hoar standing in front of a monument that states "To the Eternal Shame of Massachus'tts - Conceived in Corruption Erected in Humanity [?] Tewkesbury"; his hat labeled "Republicans" is under one foot, the other foot in a bucket of whitewash labeled "The Republican Report," and he is holding a large brush with which he has attempted to cover up the text on the stone. This cartoon refers to disturbing events that took place at the State Almshouse at Tewksbury, Massachusetts, prior to 1883. Caption: The Republicans in Massachusetts make an attempt to cover their iniquity.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Monuments; Memorials; Almshouses; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Massachusetts. State Almshouse (Tewksbury, Mass.); Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904

Date: 1883-08-01

The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists train their guns on the workingmen

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Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is flying the flag of the "Workingmans Party". In the allies camp are Roscoe Conkling, Jay Gould, Alonzo B. Cornell, William D. Kelley, William H. Vanderbilt, Ulysses S. Grant, John Sherman, George F. Hoar, John Roach, "Hastings", and Whitelaw Reid.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Capitalists and financiers; Presidents--Elections; Tariff; Flags; Ordnance; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Cornell, Alonzo B., 1832-1904; Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890; Roach, John, 1813-1887; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885

Date: 1883-08-08

In the jaws of death - a cold day for the Independent Party

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Print shows Puck's figure for the "Independent Party" in a small sailboat of that name, flying a banner labeled "Independents", sailing through icy waters among large icebergs. In the background two ships labeled "Tariff Reform" and "Civil Service Reform" have wrecked on icebergs. Among the faces in the icebergs are Rutherford B. Hayes, Roscoe Conkling, George M. Robeson, William Mahone, George F. Hoar, James G. Blaine, Jay Gould, Cyrus W. Field, John Sherman, John A. Logan, Whitelaw Reid, Samuel J. Tilden, Hubert O. Thompson, John Kelly, Charles A. Dana, Thomas Hendricks, Thomas F. Bayard, Winfield Scott Hancock, Benjamin F. Butler, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant, Allen G. Thurman, Abram S. Hewitt, and Chester A. Arthur.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Shipwrecks; Icebergs; Sailing; Sailboats; Tariff; Civil service; Reformation; National Independent Party (U.S.); Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Thompson, Hubert O. (Hubert Ogden), 1848-1886; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968; Thurman, Allen Granbery, 1813-1895; Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903; Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

Date: 1883-11-07

"Evacuation day" March 4th, 1885 - a Democratic dream

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Print shows the Republican Party, led by Chester A. Arthur, laying down their arms, with George M. Robeson, James G. Blaine, Roscoe Conkling, Whitelaw Reid, Carl Schurz, John Sherman, Charles J. Folger, Robert T. Lincoln, John A. Logan, Ulysses S. Grant, James D. Cameron, George F. Hoar, George F. Edmunds, and Henry Ward Beecher, exiting a citadel in the background. They are surrendering the presidency to the Democratic Party, led by newspaper editors Joseph Pulitzer of the N.Y. World, Charles A. Dana, and Henry Watterson. Samuel J. Tilden "Old Ticket," Benjamin F. Butler, Grover Cleveland, Thomas Hendricks, Winfield Scott Hancock, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Thomas F. Bayard are on horseback, and Tammany Hall, led by John Kelly, marches under the banner "To the Victors Belong the Spoils."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Elections; Newspaper editors; Capitulations, Military; Tammany Hall; Democratic Party (U.S.); Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Folger, Charles J. (Charles James), 1818-1884; Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926; Cameron, J. D. (James Donald), 1833-1918

Date: 1883-11-21

Building the ark

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Republican revelers in the foreground make music as they pass a reform ark being constructed in the background. Depicted are John Sherman playing pipes labeled "Southern Outrages," John Logan playing cymbals labeled "Pensions," Whitelaw Reid playing pan pipes labeled "Monopoly," James Blaine playing a lyre, George Robeson riding on a donkey labeled "Surplus," with George Hoar, John Roach, Joseph Keifer, and Roscoe Conkling among them. Among the crowd that follows are Ulysses S. Grant, Jay Gould, and possibly Rutherford B. Hayes, also a man playing a tambourine labeled "Bossism" and another carrying a standard labeled "Spoils," and one with a sign labeled "River & Harbor Frauds." In the background, John Carlisle stands at the head of those building the ark. Also shown are Henry Watterson with hammer and chisel, William Morrison holding up "Morrison's Tariff Reform Plan," and Abram Hewitt holding "Hewitt's Free Trade Plank." The ribs of the ship are labeled "Tariff Reform, Raw Materials Free, Lower Iron Tax, Lower Tax on Woolens, [and] Works of Art Free."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Noah's ark; Boats and boating; Tariff; Tariff--Law and legislation; Political parties--Platforms; Political corruption; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921; Hewitt, Abram S. (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893; Carlisle, John Griffin, 1835-1910; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Roach, John, 1813-1887; Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909

Date: 1884-03-05

The resistless march of reform - the "hostiles" must go!

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A large group of politicians, newspaper editors, Tammany Hall bosses, and others are dressed as Native Americans. One carries a banner that shows a crude drawing of the Tammany tiger labeled "Flathead Tribe." The group is on a long march in opposition to President Cleveland's civil service reform agenda. In the upper left corner is the "Blainiac Reservation" and in the opposite corner is Cleveland and his cabinet laying tracks for the "Reform R. R.," keeping ahead of the "Administration Construction Train." In the foreground, Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks is leading the Democratic donkey labeled "Bourbonism," carrying two baskets, one with "Old Ideas" and the other labeled "The Perennial Pappooses" holding Charles A. Dana and Benjamin F. Butler. Standing just to the right is John Kelly carrying Philip H. Dugro in a cradleboard.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Democratic donkey (Symbolic character); Civil service reform; Opposition (Political science); Tammany Hall; Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898; Blackburn, Joseph C. S. (Joseph Clay Stiles), 1838-1918; Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Chandler, William E. (William Eaton), 1835-1917; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897; Dugro, Philip Henry, 1855-1920; Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1826-1900; Eustis, James B. (James Biddle), 1834-1899; Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892; Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Hendricks, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrews), 1819-1885; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Mahone, William, 1826-1895; Manning, Daniel, 1831-1887; McLaughlin, Hugh, 1827-1904; McLean, John Roll, 1848-1916; Phelps, William Walter, 1839-1894; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Robeson, George M. (George Maxwell), 1829-1897; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904; Vilas, William F. (William Freeman), 1840-1908; Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908; Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

Date: 1885-08-12

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