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Puck's own Yorktown celebration

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Print shows Puck sitting on a wooden cut-out Pegasus reviewing a procession of soldiers, among whom are John A. Logan, Roscoe Conkling carrying a flag labeled "Third Term", Joseph W. Keifer, William M. Evarts, David Davis, James G. Bennett, John Kelly, Cyrus W. Field, William H. Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Samuel J. Tilden, Benjamin F. Butler, Thomas De Witt Talmage, and riding on horseback, Henry Ward Beecher. Following the soldiers, in the background on the right, is a float showing an old soldier labeled "Our Army" and a decrepit ship labeled "Our Navy". In the background, on the left, is a reviewing stand for the "Foreign Guests", with a French flag on one side and a German flag on the other. Caption: His army of contributors passing in review before our foreign guests.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Siege of Yorktown (Virginia : 1781); American Revolution (1775-1783); Anniversaries; Processions; Soldiers; Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886; Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Tilden, Samuel J. (Samuel Jones), 1814-1886; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932; Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901; Davis, David, 1815-1886; Bennett, James Gordon, 1841-1918; Kelly, John, 1821-1886; Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885; Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893; Talmage, T. De Witt (Thomas De Witt), 1832-1902; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

Date: 1881-10-19

Pioneer Cleveland

Description:

President Cleveland stands on the right, holding an axe labeled "Political Wisdom," in a forest where he has been cutting trees labeled "Gold Standard." Approaching from the left is a procession led by Mark A. Hanna, as drum major, followed by William McKinley, Garret A. Hobart, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas B. Reed, George F. Hoar, John Sherman, Henry Cabot Lodge, and others. One is carrying a banner that states, "The Repubican Party is unreservedly for Sound Money - the existing Gold Standard must be preserved. Rep. Platform." Caption: He blazed the path that they have got to follow.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Election; Political parties--Platforms; Gold standard; Drum majoring; Wood-engraving; Frontier and pioneer life; Parades; Processions; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904; McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901; Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus), 1844-1899

Date: 1896-08-26

A noisy mob; - but the sound money police are closing in on them

Description:

William Jennings Bryan is being carried in a chair by four men, two of whom are labeled "Tillman" and "J.F. Williams," down a street, behind a group of crazed men labeled "Free Silver, Riot, Repudiation, Populism, Anarchy, [and] Class Hatred." Two of the men are carrying small flags that state "Down with Supreme Court" and "Down with Property Holders." Policemen labeled with the states of the Union and holding billy clubs labeled "Sound Money Vote" are lining both sides of the street.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Election; Political parties--Platforms; Silver question; Populism; Parades; Police; Processions; Truncheons; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918

Date: 1896-09-02

The first to reach the mark

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Puck rides in a small automobile labeled "1877-1902," passing a reviewing stand where Uncle Sam and Columbia greet him. The background is filled with the cast of characters from 25 years of cartoons. Caption: Puck passes the 25th yearstone amid the plaudits of his creations.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Columbia (Symbolic character); Anniversaries; Parades; Processions; Salutations

Date: 1902-03-12

"The greatest show on earth" now in London

Description:

At the procession for the coronation of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, many of those participating in the pageantry are wearing medieval costume. Caption: Barnum was not the only man who knew that the public likes to be humbugged.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Coronations; Carriages and carts; Knights and knighthood; Parades; Processions; Great Britain; England--London; Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Date: 1902-06-25

The famous "Feast of Flowers" in the "Angel City" -- reviewed by President Roosevelt, Los Angeles, Cal.

Description:

Two women riding in an open air automobile bedecked with flowers, parade spectators on the side.

Resource Type: Stereograph

Subject: Travel; Parades; Processions; Flowers; California; California--Los Angeles; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1903-07-18?

The sacred elephant

Description:

A procession is pictured, led by vice-presidential candidate Charles W. Fairbanks followed by President Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican elephant wearing banners stating "World Power and Empire," "Rooseveltism," "High Protection," "Prosperity," "Open Door Treasury," "Good Crops," "Increased Population," and "Fine Weather." Collecting money from the crowd is George B. Cortelyou. Also shown are Leslie M. Shaw, J. P. Morgan, and John D. Rockefeller.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Parades; Presidents--Election; Processions; Republican elephant (Symbolic character); Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913; Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937; Shaw, Leslie M. (Leslie Mortier), 1848-1932

Date: 1904-09-21

Inaugural parade at White House

Description:

President Roosevelt watches troops pass by viewing stand during inauguration parade.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Presidents--Inauguration; Parades; Processions; Washington (D.C.); Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1905

Ave Theodore!

Description:

President Theodore Roosevelt, as a Roman emperor, rides in a chariot being pulled by an elephant ridden by George B. Cortelyou. Three captives are tied to the back: William Jennings Bryan, Alton B. Parker, and another man. Charles W. Fairbanks rides in a smaller chariot with Henry G. Davis as a captive in tow. Next to them Benjamin B. Odell carries a banner labeled "G.O.P.", except that the "P" has been crossed out and replaced with a "T." Near Roosevelt's chariot another man bears a standard that says "S.P.Q.R." (acronym for a Latin phrase which means "The Senate and People of Rome"), except that the "Q" has been crossed out and replaced with a "T." In the foreground, William H. Taft is carrying a large club. An African American man appears in the lower right foreground.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Chariots; Elephants; Inauguration; Parades; Presidents; Processions; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Cortelyou, George B. (George Bruce), 1862-1940; Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Parker, Alton B. (Alton Brooks), 1852-1926; Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930

Date: 1905-03-01

Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural ceremony

Description:

On March 4, 1905, President Roosevelt is inaugurated in Washington, D.C., with much celebration and fanfare. Roosevelt rides in an open landau on Fifteenth St., NW, escorted by mounted Rough Riders. Secret Service men and detectives walk on either side of the carriage. Roosevelt tips his hat to the crowd. Sitting beside him is Senator John C. Spooner of Wisconsin, Chairman of the joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Opposite, but not clearly visible, are Senator Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts and Representative John Dalzell of Pennsylvania, members of the committee. Second sequence consists of long shots of Roosevelt taking the oath of office on a platform erected on the east front of the Capitol. Chief Justice Melville Weston Fuller administers the Presidential oath of office, and Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court James Hall McKenney holds the Bible. The platform is decorated with plants and garlands and a large banner with the American eagle on it hangs from the center of the railing. West Point cadets and Annapolis midshipmen are assembled below the platform.

Resource Type: Video

Subject: Inauguration; Inauguration Day; Presidents--Inauguration; Processions; Midshipmen; Military cadets; Washington (D.C.); United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Spooner, John C. (John Coit), 1843-1919; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Dalzell, John, 1845-1927; Fuller, Melville Weston, 1833-1910

Date: 1905-03-04

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