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Political cartoons

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bryan Political Cartoon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0093
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the political cartoons done by Homer Davenport, Jay Norwood Darling a.k.a. Ding, and John Tinney McCutcheon, pertaining to William Jennings Bryan Democrat from Nebraska who was elected to the House of Representatives in 1890 and served two terms. Though defeated in an 1894 Senate race and never again elected to public office, Bryan remained a highly influential national figure who had three unsuccessful runs for the Presidency, in 1896, 1900, 1908

Dates: 1895-1949

Herbert R. Johnson, Political Cartoons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0237
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of original cartoon drawings by Herbert R. Johnson.  The topics are varied and include politics, the University of Nebraska, and Lincoln, Nebraska. One of the cartoons is of D.E. Thompson, who ran for the U.S. Senate.

Dates: 1900, undated

Political cartoon marking Del Weber's fifth anniversary as UNO Chancellor, 1982

 Item — Object Weber Cartoon 1982
Scope and Contents Political cartoon depicting UNO Chancellor Del Weber boiling in a cauldron over open flames. The dates 1977-1982 are printed on the cauldron, delineating the first five years of Weber's term as chancellor. During those tumultuous early years, Weber was often "in hot water," as the cartoon depicts. His facial expression as he sits in this pot is calm and serene. Surrounding this large central image are four smaller political cartoons. In the upper left corner, Weber is depicted...
Dates: 1982