Butterfield (Roger) Print Collection. 1722-1990.

Summary Information

New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Roger Butterfield Print Collection
Coll. No. 444
Date [inclusive]
2.5 cubic feet
Funding Source
This collection was processed and a finding aid created with funds provided by the South Central Regional Library Council, Ithaca, N.Y.

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Biographical/Historical Note

Roger Place Butterfield (1907-1981) was a national affairs editor for Life magazine and author of The American Past: History of the United States from Concord to Hiroshima, 1775-1925. As a free-lance writer, he contributed to The Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, and Saturday Review magazine. He was a noted collector of Americana. In 1961 he sold his collection to the New York State Historical Association. Dr. Louis C. Jones, then NYSHA director said, “Butterfield wanted his library, so patiently, so lovingly assembled, to remain in this upstate county where his fathers had cleared the land and to which he hopes to return. That this library with its strong specialties will attract to us an increasing number of scholars over the years to come is inevitable.” According to NYSHA Librarian Dorothy Barck, “Roger Butterfield has long been collecting, with wisdom and discrimination, books and pamphlets, broadsides, catalogs, and newspapers, to create a research collection of more than 200,000 items for developing, as he puts it, ‘the story of the American people in pictures and print.'” The books, manuscripts, pamphlets and many other items were cataloged and integrated into the NYSHA Research Library’s collection. The prints which were a part of his collection have remained together and now constitute the Roger P. Butterfield Print Collection. After moving to the White House, Hartwick, N.Y. in 1970, he ran an antiquarian book business from his home.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of illustrations of American topics, mainly prints from various sources. It contains individually printed pieces and prints taken from books and magazines. Other illustrations include newspaper and magazine clippings, transparencies of works of art and other printed materials, advertisements, and photographs.

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Series Descriptions

Series 1. General Subjects. Box 1.

There is no particular arrangement to these prints. They are in files as found in the collection.

Series 2. Illustrations of Particular Subjects. Box 2.

Each folder contains prints and other illustrations organized by broad topic: Animals; Battle scenes; Burr/Hamilton Duel; Cities; Cities, Early; Civil War, Erie Canal; French and Barbary Wars; Labor; Politics; Revolution-Colonial; Revolution; Slavery and the South; Spanish-American War; Transportation; War of 1812; and Youth’s History of the United States.

Series 3. Portraits. Box 3.

Arranged alphabetically by surname. There is a folder for each letter of the alphabet. At the end is a folder labeled Groups, containing prints with more than one portrait, such as groups of several people or pages with more than one portrait on the page.

Series 4. Political Cartoons. Box 4.

Folders contain American political cartoons in various formats: photographs, photostats and negative photostats, and clippings from periodicals. Some of the cartoons are unarranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

New York State Historical Association – Research Library
Special Collections
P.O. Box 800, 5798 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-1470


Copyright Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1 – General Subjects

 444.1 – Box 1
 444.1/1  —
Fisher 1800 (transparency)
Plan of the City of New Haven (transparency)
Lewis Miller, carpenter (transparency)
W. Hunt. Pin Patented, Apr. 10, 1849
Preparation for War to defend Commerce (transparency)
Inside of the Old Lutheran Church in 1800, York, Pa. (transparency)
Ice cold soda water (transparency)
Capital Cigars
 444.1/2  —
Appleton’s Journal of Literature, Science and Art, No. 38, Vol. II, Saturday, Dec. 18, 1869
The Story of America – War and How It Emancipated the Slaves, pp. 289-290
Some Bicycle Pictures by A. B. Frost
Snow Riding
A Bit of Bad Road
The Terror of the Road
A June Afternoon
Ku Klux
All Paris A-Wheel, by Arsene Alexandre
The Lion’s Mouth
A Box at the Opera — The Lights and Stars of Broadway, pp. 701-702
The Provincials — Sketches of American Types
The School-Master, pp. 177, 178, 180-184
Undergraduate life at Vassar, pp. 649-650
The Use of Time, pp. 761-762
A Short Study of Evolution
The Bicycle: The Wheel of Today, by Philip G. Hubert, Jr.
The Cottage Family
In the Orchard
Peale Family Group postcard
The Workers: The West, by Walter A. Wyckoff, pp. 93-96, 108-111, 259-268, 433-437, 585-592, 733-738
The Diver, pp. 428-429, 434-435
The Crane, pp. 745-752
Chapter IV, making the New People
“The Music lesson” (circa 1870), by John George Brown
“High Tide,” by Winslow Homer, 1870
The Working Man, pp. 101-107
The Conscience of a Business Man, pp. 311-312
Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction
England, by Grace Ellery Channing, p. 319
The Marble Mountains, by Edwin B. Child, pp. 514-529
Working-Girls Clubs, by Clara Sidney Davidge, pp. 619-628
A History of the Last Quarter-Century, pp. 81-91
Bridge at Glens Falls (on the Hudson)
On the East River
A History of Travel in America, p. 1004
Phillipse Manor House, Yonkers, New York
A History of Travel in American p. 1004
The Slave Sale
Branding Slaves
Lake George
Lake George from Fort George
The Ornamented Chair
How did American Colonists Win the Revolution?
“The Temple of Sobriety” and “Love’s Eclipse”
Gleanings from the Temperance Literature, 1830-1850
Vote for the Celebrated Man Tamer
N.Y.C. — Mr. William H. Vanderbilt’s Art Gallery in his Fifth Avenue Mansion
The Press Reception of December 21st
William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians
Decks of a Slave Ship
Proclaim the Truth! Financial Management of the Republican Party (photostat)
Taft Photography
Dinner Given to the Japanese Commissioners on Board U.S.S.F. Powhatan
Japanese Soldiers at Yokahama
Jacob Byerly of Frederick, Maryland
Family Portrait
The Great Railway Strikes — Scenes in and About Chicago
The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre
 444.1/3  —
The Veiled Prophet of Polygamutah
P.W. and B.R.R.C.
Lola Coming!
Lola has Come!
The Landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock
The First Harper Caricature
Bluebeard New Orleans
Great American Tragedians, Comedians, Clowns, and Rope Danzers in their Favorite Characters
Yankee Notions
The Eagle and the Wren
Dancing for Eels in the Charleston Market
Worship of the North
The Man of Wrath
“Swallow Barn” by J. P. Kennedy
 444.1/4  —
New American Book of Cookery and Housekeeper’s Assistant
Violence in Congress
A Poem on the Late Massacre in Virginia
Contents of Volume I
York-Town Battlegrounds
View from Mount Holyoke
A Perspective View of the 1st Independent Church of Baltimore
Passaic Falls
Pulaski Monument — Episcopal Church
Cedar Grove Mills, Cazenovia
Necessary Hints to Those that Would be Rich, by B. Franklin
Phenix Mill
Life and Times of Washington: Containing a Particular Account of National Principles and Events and the Illustrations Men of Revolution, by John Frederick Schroeder
A Magnetic Leader
The Youths’ History of the United States
Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal
Pictures No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 51, No. 78
An Exasperating Traveler
The Story of America, pp. 681-682, 235-236
The Great South, pp. 1-2, 23-24
13-14 Builders of America
Drunkards and Fools
DeSoto among the Chickasas
Microscopic Sight
The Haunt of the Tiger
The Blind Rush-Seller
Red Riding Hood
Taking the First Steps
“The Return from the Campagna”
Art Supplement to Appletons’ Journal — A View on the Hudson River
New York Pilots — Boarding a Vessel in a Storm
Descending the Rapids of the St. Lawrence
Notes on Kentucky and Tennessee
Plain Talk
Appletons’ Journal of Literature, Science, and Art, No. 80, Vol. IV, Saturday, October 8, 1870
Appletons’ Journal — Extra Sheet
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine
Appletons’ Journal of Popular, July 10th
Great and Memorable Events
Appletons’ Journal of Popular, September 11th
New York City’s Mayor Fernando Wood (1862) Goes for a Drive
Pictures from Florida, pp. 27-28
Notes on Kentucky and Tennessee, pp. 131-134
Travels in South America
What are they doing at Vassar?
Looking toward the College Grounds from the Lake
Water Pole at the New York Athletic Club
A Base-ball Game at the Crescent Athletic Club
The May Queen
Climbing Newport Mountain
Scene on the Beach
Undergraduate Life at Vassar
Copp’s Hill Terrace, and North End Beach
Seaside Pleasure-Grounds for Cities
Undergraduate Life at Wellesley
Student’s Parlor
Gaffing a Striped Bass
Scribner’s Magazine — Golf, pp. 531-547
 444.1/5  —
Lake George (accompanying Appletons’ Journal)
Beginning of the Movies
New York Stock
Present Home of Harrison
The Last Frontier
Randolph in England
The American Way of Life
The Fur Trade: Surrender of Astoria
North Bend
Whereas his home was really that of a typical Ohio country gentleman
Delivering of the American Presents at Yokuhama
Commodore Perry Meeting the Imperial Commissioners at Yokuhama
Depart Du Suisse Pour Le Service de France
Audubon’s Animals
Water Keg Used in Opening the Erie Canal
The Adirondack Woods
The Housatonic
 444.1/6  —
The Judge
The Avenue de Bois de Boulogne — at the Fashionable Hour
In a Parisian “Velodrome”
Baron Bodisco’s Entertainment
The Rector’s Hat
The Last Moments of John Brown
The Launch
Free Babysitters at D’Agostino’s Grocery
The Farmer in the North, pp. 323-326
The Chronicles of Aunt Minervy Ann
How was Human Welfare Advanced from 1800 to 1850?
A History of American Civilization
History of the United States
Administrations of Monroe and J.Q. Adams
The Farmer in the South, pp. 399-409
The Farmer in the North, pp. 327-332
A Romance of a Boarding School
“At the Falls”
A Family in Heaven
Magnolia, from Norman’s Woe Point
Awaiting Judgment
A Buckboard Party
Undergraduate Life at Vassar, pp. 647-648, 651-652
The Workers, p. 423
The Club
In the Park
Andrew Jackson
Minny, 1830s
January 1865 — New Year’s Eve
Events on the Coast of Florida
The Curtain Lifted
Debtor’s Prison in England
Benjamin Franklin
How did the U.S. Settle and Hold the West?
A History of Travel in America, pp. 774, 779, 790, 801, 813, 1032
Philadelphia Germantown & Norristown Railway Depot
Grouseland — Frontier Home of the Ninth President
View of the Susquehanna (above Owego)
A Domestic Triumph Recorded by Eastman Johnson
“The 9:45 a.m. Accommodation, Stratford, Connecticut”
Horse and Buggy
The Politique Hollandais Tome I
The Pageant of America
Jeffersonian Democracy — Around About Philadelphia
American Historical Prints, Early Views of American Cities, Etc., by I. N. Phelps Stokes and Daniel C. Haskell: Pl. 11, Map of Boston, View of Harvard College; No. 22, No. 28, No. 68, No. 27; first map of U.S. engraved in America.
The Revolution: Satire and Controversy. pp. 51, 53, 55
John Adams
The Pageant of America, pp. 44 and 80
No. 69 [1], No. 96
White Hills Map
Album of American History, pp. 70 and 104
U.S.P.R.R. Exp. and Survey 41st Parallel
 444.1/7  —
Playing Games on Deck (2)
Brig (2)
Hoisting Sails
On Deck
Lowering Boat
Sinking Ship
Mending Sails (2)
Cleaning Deck
Port (2)
Little Sailor
The Underwriters at Work
Guest Aboard Ship
Abandon Ship
Ship Levels (2)
Repairing Ship
Crowded on Deck
Returning for a Visit
U.S. Naval Photographic Center
 444.1/8  —
Lumber Establishment, at Montmorench, and Bay of Quebec
Falls of Montmorench
Port of Quebec, from the Wharf
Citadel of Kingston from the St. Lawrence
The Market Place, Quebec
The Plains of Abraham, near Quebec
Quebec from the Opposite Shore of the St. Lawrence
 444.1/9  —
The Pageant of America, p. 80
Lincoln’s Administration
Our First Century, 1776-1876
No. 321
The “Celesté-Al” Cabinet
Daniel Boone Tries on His Coffin
Facsimile of one of the Gobbett Caricatures
W. H. Bartlett
“The Iron Foundry,” by Adolf von Menzel
The Democratic Whig National Convention
Darley, 1776
Entrance to Hudson Highlands Near Newburgh
View from West Point
Niagara Falls from the Ferry
Life in the States after the Revolution
Great and Memorable Events
Ku Klux Klan
Early Republican Portraiture, p. 23
Album of American History, p. 70
Early Republican Portraiture, p. 23
 444.1/10  —
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly
The Three Years’ War
American Soldiers Swimming to an Assault on Insurgent Entrenchments
The Ammunition Train and Reserves of the Twentieth Kansas Volunteers, Colonel Frederick Funston Marching Through Caloocan at Night After the Battle of February 10th
Assistant Naval-Constructor Hobson’s Heroic Exploit in Blowing up the Collier Merrimac at the Entrance to Santiago Harbor
The Maine Saluting the Spanish Flag-Ship on Arriving in the Harbor of Havana
 444.1/11  —
Clubs (4)
A Representation of the Figures Exhibited and Paraded Through the Streets of Philadelphia on Saturday, the 30th of September, 1780 (6)
Facsimile of One of the Cobbett Caricatures
Our Country
Burning Jay’s Effigy
 444.1/12  —
“Golden Gat”
Join, or Die
A Magazine of Natural History
Polka Fashions
Extract from the Reconstructed Constitution of the State of Louisiana
George C. Bingham
“Stump Speaking”
“Canvassing for a Vote”
American Winter Scenes
The New Hat Man
“The New Deal – Pro and Con”
The American Past
Ellison Photo Co.
The Raising of the American Flag and Taking Possession of California by Commodore John Drake Sloat, U.S. Navy, at Monterey, July 7, 1846
The American Past, No. 1
M. Lyon
The American Past, No. 47
The American Past, No. 47 C
Lincoln-Douglas Debate
The American Past, No. 55
The American Past, No. 56
Temperance, But No Maine-Law
The American Past, No. 48
The Daily Graphic — The Slave of the Tape
Decatur’s Conflict with the Algerine at Tripoli
John Nixon Reading the Declaration of Independence in the State-House Yard, July 8, 1776
Dedie Aux De L’Armee de la Grande Bretagne par un zelateur de la liberte
Discussing the Candidates
Tammany Democratic Procession in New York
“Blowing” himself around the country
U.S. History, Vol. 3
A View of the Bombardment at Fort McHenry
 444.1/13  —
Operations on the Delaware
Operations on the Hudson River
The Burgoyne Campaign
Draft Riot in New York City
A plan of the action at Bunker’s Hill
 444.1/14  —
The Horse Fiddle (2)
Croton Water
The Old Brew House
Pennsylvania Governor McKean (2)
The Goblent Fronting
The Retreat of Bad Woman’s (2)
Organ Builder
Ludwig Driller, Teacher (2)
Laying the Cornerstone of the Moravian Brotherhood
John Schmidt
Lewis Miller, Carpenter
Inside of the Old Lutheran Church in 1800, York, Pa.
 444.1/15  —
Union Commanders
History of the United States, Vol. 3
View of the Capital of the United States after the Conflagration in 1814
Church in the Wilderness
Principal Front of the Capital Washington
Washington from the President’s House
 444.1/16  —
The Old Print Shop
The Federal Edifice
Unrest in the Nineties — A Poser to a Campaign Speaker
Central Park, Winter
Emigrants Crossing the Plains
Train Station

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 Series 2 – Illustrations of Particular Subjects

 444.2 – Box 2
 444.2/1 — Animals
The Green Pigs, pp. 190-191, 201-204
Scribner’s Magazine, August 1990, pp. 131-136, 321-324
Gossip, by Oliver Herford
Wild Beasts as They Live, pp. 709-714
Domesticated Birds, pp. 501-508
Beasts of Burden, pp. 85-96
Jaunts in Japan, pp. 247-248
Aye-Aye!, pp. 33-38
The Story of America, pp. 569-570
Jackson’s Amusements, pp. 191-192
Appletons’ Journal of Popular, pp. 423-424
The Rice Bunting, by Helen E. Lawson
Female Rice Bunting, by Helen E. Lawson
Wild Ducks, by Newton Fielding
Types of Dogs: Bull Dog, Terrier, Coach Dog, Harrier, Spanish Pointer, Spaniel, Water Spaniel, and English Setter
Life Photo, by Jack Wilkes
 444.2/2 — Battle Scenes
The Death of Tecumseh in the Battle of the Thames, by Chappel
Battle of Resaca De La Palma, pp. 1359-1360
Our Country, pp. 1303-1304, 1363-1364
John Paul Jones in the Revolution, pp. 26-27
On the Quarter-deck of the Ranger during the Fight, by H. W. Ditzler
The Battle of Buena Vista, by James Walker
Building a New Navy, pp. 357-358
Seige of Vicksburg, by Chappel
Jefferson’s Administration, pp. 583-584
The Youths’ History of the United States, pp. 257-258
The History of the United States of America, by W. H. Bartlett and B. B. Woodward, B.A.
Eaton and Hamet on Horseback, by E.S. Maclay
Seige of Vera Cruz, by Powell
Picture of an army advancing
Army parading through the streets
The Taking of Monterey
Battle of Tippecanoe, by Chappel
Storming of Chapultepec, by Powell
Conflict with the Indians on the Southwestern Frontiers
We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours, O.H. Perry
The “Frolic” Reduced to a Wreck by the First “Wasp” (1812) (2 copies)
Naval Army
Medal Given to Commodore Preble
Ships Bombing a Port
War of 1812
I’ve often heard of your Wasps and Hornets but little thought such diminutive insects could give me such a sting!!!
Mansion building (2)
Two Ships on the Seas with Sails
Ship Exploding
Commencement of the War of 1812 Battle of Queenstown
Ships Bombing Each Other
The Battle of Chippewa, by Chappel
 444.2/3 — Burr/Hamilton Duel
The Youths’ History of the United States, p. 256
The Necessity of Federation, p. 419
Scene of the Duel
Facsimile of Letter from Alexander Hamilton to Mrs. Hamilton
 444.2/4 — Cities
Capitol of the United States at Washington
Charleston, S.C. in 1835
Advance of the Cornwallis, pp. 41-42
Life of Washington, pp. 395-396
Charleston, S.C. in 1780
Trenton Falls, View Down the Ravine
Art Supplement – Appletons’ Journal, pp. 5-8
Capitol of the United States, Washington
Trenton Falls, New York
Fairview Inn, Baltimore, Maryland
The Old House of Representatives, by Samuel F.B. Morse
Art Supplement to Appletons’ Journal – The Levee at New Orleans
The Liverpool of America, pp. 681-692
The Illinois and St. Louis Bridge, pp. 173-174
Notes on Kentucky and Tennessee, pp.135-140
Our Country, pp. 7-8, 253-254
How Did U.S. Dare to Issue Monroe Doctrine? p. 347
Life in the States After the Revolution, pp. 271-272, 275-276
History of the United States, pp. 303-304
Wm. Harvey Rowlands Steel & Spring Works, Frankford, Philadelphia
Growth of New York: Broadway at St. Paul’s Church, 1831
The Presidents House, Washington
“Fairview Inn,” Maryland Historical Society
How Did Our Nation Start?, pp. 295-296
Berkley Charles City Country, Virginia
Perley’s Reminiscences, pp. 407-408
 444.2/5 — Cities, Early
Broadway and City Hall in 1819
Government House at the foot of Bowling Green in 1797
View of New York in 1679
Wall Street and City Hall in 1798
Stadt Huys, New York, built 1607, razed 1700
New York about 1795
Ferry House New York – Corner of Broad and Garden Streets
Old City Hall, Wall St., New York
General Thomas Gage in 1755
Meeting Place and Market Place
Boston: Topographical History
View of New York from Weehawken
Foster, White Hills Map, 1677
Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress, 1774
American Historical Prints, Early Views of American Cities, etc.
First Map of the United States Engraved in America, 1783
Paul Revere’s View of Boston, Showing Landing of the British Troops, 1768
The Bonner Map of Boston, 1722
A View of Rensselaerville Manufactory
Lockport, Erie Canal
Jeffersonian Democracy, p. 117
The Rise of the Tariff
The Great Fire of 1835
New York City in the 1860s
Salem, Historic City of the East
 444.2/6 — Civil War
Lee’s Retreat After the Battle of Gettysburg
Night-March of Harper’s Ferry
Guarding a Bridge Over the Potomac
The Youths’ History of the United States, pp. 43-46
British Troops Conveyed Through Canada
The Confederate Check, pp. 61-62
Fight Between the Monitor and Merrimac
The “Destroyer” Torpedo – Vessel of Captain Ericsson
The Youths’ History of the United States, pp. 83-84, 91-92, 107-110
Lee’s Address to the Marylanders, pp. 145-146
General Hooker’s Advance, pp. 169-170
Pickett’s Charge
Incident at the Siege of Vicksburg
Fort Sumner in Ruins
Continued Retreat of Life
General Lee’s Farewell to His Soldiers
Tributes to the Martyred President
Views of the Confederate Cabinet
Review of Union Armies at Washington
Branch Organizations
Barbara Frietchie’s Defiance
 444.2/7 — Erie Canal
View of the Canal at Little Falls Mohawk River
Entrance to the Harbor, Lockport
Opening of the Erie Canal
The Erie Canal and the Little Falls on the Mohawk River
Canal Boat – American Museum of Photography
 444.2/8 — French and Barbary Wars
The Louisiana Purchase, 1803
The Mount Vernon off Gibraltar, July 31, 1799
Barbary War
 444.2/9 — Labor
The Evolution of Politics and Parties
Formation of the American Federation of Labor
Primogeniture Arrogated
 444.2/10 — Politics
Jackson on His Way to Washington
Electioneering Extraordinary
The American Monthly Review of Reviews
The Whigs in 1840
The Common Man Makes Democracy More Democratic
 444.2/11 — Revolution – Colonial
Commodore Esek Hopkins
Capture of the Fort
The Lee (2)
Pirates (2)
OW206 (2)
The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor
Don’t Tread on Me
Prison Ship – “Jersey”
The Hornet Sinking the Peacock
Admiral Lord Howe
Bon Homme Richard & Serapis (3)
Hamilton, Alexander
John Paul Jones
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, June to November 1855, p. 148
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, June to November 1855, p. 145
Lord Hower Fleet
The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, July 25, 1814
John Paul Jones, by C. F. Notte
British Barracks, Philadelphia
The Phoenix and the Rose
Rowing Away from a Sinking Ship
Commodore John Paul Jones, 1747-1792
Medal Given to Commodore Preble
An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charleston
The American Past
The Story of the Revolution
The Battle of Bunker Hill
The Second Congress
The Battle of Hobkirk’s Hill
The U.S. Flagship Bon Homme Richard and H.M.S. Serapis
The Story of America
The Saturday Evening Post – What’s Wrong with the Army? by Joseph and Stewart Alsop, February 24, 1951
The Declaration of Independence, pp. 471-472, 475-476
Causes of the American Revolution
The Declaration of Independence, pp. 465-466
Preparing the Declaration
The Story of the Revolution
The Declaration of Independence Read to the Army
Battle of Cowpens in American Revolution
The Repulse of Hessians under Count Donop at Fort Mercer
Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Bennington
The Attack on Chew’s House
Battle of Bennington in American Revolution
Our Country
The American Troops at Valley Forge
The March to Valley Forge
Campaign of 1780
The Capture of Stony Point by Wayne
The Naval Campaign of 1776 on Lake Champlain
The Defence of Fort Sullivan, June 28, 1776
Washington showing the Camp at Cambridge to the Committee, consisting of Franklin, Lynch, and Harrison, appointed by Congress
Reading the Declaration of Independence to the Troops in New York, assembled on the Common, now City Hall Park, old St. Paul’s in the background
The Story of the Revolution, by Henry Cabot Lodge
The Fight for the Hudson
The Surprise at Trenton
Washington’s Troops Disembarking on the Trenton Shore of the Delaware River
The Engagement of October 11th – The American Guns Converging on the Carleton
The Retreat from Concord
The Articles of Association and Resolutions Adopted by the First Congress at Philadelphia, October 20, 1774
Paul Revere’s View of Boston, Showing Landing of British Troops, 1768
The Battle of Princeton
Arnold Tells his Wife of the Discovery of his Treason
Battle of Trenton
The Siege of Boston
Clark’s Advance against Vincennes
Attack on Savannah, October 8, 1779
Washington Taking Command of the Army
The Evacuation of Charleston by the British, December 14, 1782
The Capture of Paulus Hook by Major Lee
The Battle of Guildford Court House
The Combat Between Colonels Washington and Tarleton at the Battle of Cowpens
The Battle of King’s Mountain
American Troops in the Wilderness
Distress of Philadelphia Tories
Active Preparations for War
Campaign in the South
Capture of Fort Washington
The Opposing Armies
How Bounty-Money was Furnished
Battle at Oriskany
Conference with Peace Commissioners
Battle on Long Island
Escape of the British Army
Prisoners from the Wyoming Valley
Putnam’s Escape
Siege of Savannah Raised
Brave Exploit of Lee’s Legion
South Carolina Overrun
Detection of an Incendiary
Relations with France
Prophecy by John Adams
The Union Flag
The British Outgeneraled
Friends and Enemies
Slight Progress of the Patriot Cause
Desolation of the Wyoming Valley
Virginia Resolutions
The Prison Ship “Jersey”
Arrest of General Prescott
The Treason of Arnold, pp. 1055-1058
The Fate of Andre
Colonial Convention in Albany
The Trouble with Vermont
A Disgraceful Defeat
Cannon from Lake Champlain
The British at Concord
Good News Received at Valley Forge
Battle of Bunker’s Hill
The Americans Enter Montreal
Violence in the Streets of Boston
Royal Rule in Peril
Massachusetts’ Circular Letter
A Glorious Morning for America
Destruction of the Pequots
Destruction of Schenectady
Attack on Brookfield
Gallant Adventures in American Revolution
Washington, LaFayette, and Tilghman at Yorktown (2)
Lee’s Treachery
The Revolution Satire and Controversy
The Retreat from Long Island
Battle of Monmouth
The Retreat Through the Jerseys
Battle of Oriskany
The Capture of Ticonderoga by Ethan Allen
The Fight at Concord Bridge, April 19, 1775
The Fight on Lexington Common, April 19, 1775
Washington Firing the First Gun at the Siege of Yorktown
Washington Crossing the Delaware
First Battle of the American Revolution
John Dickinson, 1732-1808, The Patriotic American Farmer
Patriots on the Alert
Mob Spirit in the Colonies
Ferocity of the Savages
General Gates
Conscription of German Soldiers for Service in America
Pursuit of Morgan
The Charge of Pulaski
Concord – The First Blow for Liberty
March to Valley Forge
First Revolt Against Tyranny
Montcalm Trying to Stop the Massacre
Exploit of Benedict Arnold
The Attack Upon the Chew House
Defence of the Liberty Pole in New York
Battle on the Brandywine
Operations in Florida
Rout of the Loyal Recruits
General Lincoln Receiving Cornwallis’ Sword from General O’Hara
 444.2/12 — Revolution
Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga – Lake Champlain
View of the Ruins of Ticonderoga Forts on Lake Champlain
Head Quarters at Newburgh
Washington’s Headquarters at Tappan
Com. Paul Jones Capturing the Serapis
Battle of Bunker Hill
Retreat of the British from Concord
Washington at Valley Forge
The British Surrendering Their Arms to General Washington, 1781
Washington Subduing a Camp Brawl
The Night Council at Fort Necessity
View of the Camp of Col. Laight’s Regiment of Militia
The Battle of Germantown (Chew’s House)
Massacre of Wyoming
Washington Taking Leave of His Officers
Battle of Long Island
The Declaration of Independence
Washington Taking Command of the Army at Cambridge, 1775
Washington Taking Command of the Army
Death of General Montgomery
Washington Crossing the Delaware
The People of Winchester Appealing to Washington
Battle of Bennington
The Battle of Lexington (2)
Braddock’s Retreat
Washington’s Head Quarters at Valley Forge
Arrival of Knox with Artillery
Valley Forge – Washington and LaFayette
Treason of Arnold
Battle of Bunker Hill
Patrick Henry Addressing the Virginia Assembly
Female Patriotism – Mrs. Steele & General Green
Storming of Stony Point
Washington at the Battle of Princeton
The Battle of Lexington
Battle of Camden – Death of De Kale
Captain May’s Charge at Resaca De La Palma
Mrs. Schuyler Firing Her Corn Field on the Approach of the British
The Death Warrant of Major Andre
Moll Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth
Braddock’s Retreat
Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
Boston Massacre
Washington Crossing the Delaware
 444.2/13 — Slavery and the South
E.J. Parrish’s Brick Warehouse
Harper’s Weekly, January 24, 1863
Paper Blockades
The Fugitive Slave Law
Beginning of the Slave Traffic
Agitation and Agitators
First Settlements Beyond the Appalachians
Fig. 187 and Fig. 188
How the Colonists Lived, 1607-1700
The Hartford Convention
The Cotton Kingdom
British Concession Repelled
The Slave Trade in America
Smith Rescued by Pocahontas
Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper
The Africans of the Slave Bark “Wildfire”
The Triangular Trade
The Abolition of the Slave Trade
Landing of the Cargo of Slaves Captured on Board the American Bark Williams by the U.S. Steamer Wyandoote – Disembarkation at Key West
 444.2/14 — Spanish-American War
Commodore W.S. Schley, U.S.N.
U.S. Battleship “Maine”
Assistant Naval-Constructor Richmond Pearson Hobson
Admiral W.S. Schley
Spanish Warfare
Destruction of the United States Battleship “Maine” at Havana, Cuba, February 15, 1898
Commodore W.S. Schley, U.S.N.
Naval Constructor Hobson’s Heroic Exploit in Blowing up the Collier
The Attack on the Matanzas – The “Puritan” Firing One of Her 13-Inch Guns (2)
Revolutionizing Naval Warfare
History of Spanish American War
One Gun Ready for Firing, One Ready for Loading
Harper’s Pictorial History of the Spanish-American War
The Pneumatic Guns of the Vesuvius Projecting
Vesuvius (3)
The Guns of the Vesuvius Between Decks
The “Maine” Wreck
One of the Revolvers in Which the Projectiles of the Vesuvius are Stored
Lower Sections of Two of the Guns Dropped to Receive the Projectiles
Leslie’s History of Spanish-American War
Spanish American War
The Spanish-American War – A Semi-Centennial Exhibition at the Mariner’s Museum
Books of the Times
Historian Takes a Long Look at Spanish-American War
The Spanish-American War Brightly Restored in Words and Pictures
The War with Spain
U.S. Army in Action
Honoring the “Rough Riders” at East Hampton
Rough Riders Meet August 1-3 in Las Vegas
Spanish-American War, Life, July 7, 1958
Enlisting in a New England Village
The North and South United
 444.2/15 — Transportation
From the Public Roads Administration
Life in the States After the Revolution
The Common Man Rises to Power
A Scene in Illinois, from the Malte-Brun Geography of 1842
Appletons’ Journal of Popular
Consternation at the Sight of Fulton’s Monster
California Stage Company
National Authority is Established
The Story of Jacob the Roman
Catskill Mountain House
An Accommodating Official
Elevated Railroad
Burr and Hamilton
Travel in the Rockies
 444.2/16 — War of 1812
Battle of the Thames in War of 1812
Administrations of Madison
The “Constitution” and the “Guerrière”
Com. Paul Jones Capturing the Serapis
United States Squadron under Com. Bainbridge Returning Triumphant from the Mediterranean
A Mischievous Peace-Faction
Events at Fort Erie
Affairs on the Northern Frontier
Events at Plattsburg
A Marauding Expedition
Capture of York or Toronto
Massacre at Frenchtown
Depredations on the New England Coast
Perry’s Great Victory
Battle Near New Orleans
The British Repulsed at Fort Stephenson
The Battle of New Orleans
Battle of Lake Erie
Major Croghan’s Defense at Lower Sandusky, Ohio, August, 1812
Capture of the Macedonian, October 25, 1812
Death of Tecumsch, October 5, 1813
Battle of New Orleans – Death of General Pakenham
Battle of New Orleans
Death of Captain Lawrence
Battle of Plattsburg and Victory on Lake Champlain (2)
Captain Broke
Edward Preble, U.B.M.
Battle of Lake Erie
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
American Naval Scenes
United States and Macedonian
Uno Latere Percusso. Alterum Superavit.
Engraved Cup
Edward Preble
Thomas Jefferson
Dartmoor Prison in 1815
Edward Preble
Engraved Cup
Barbary War
“Don’t Give up the Ship”
Incidents of Modern History
United States and Macedonian (4)
Washington and Frolic
Terrapen’s Address, Passengers Reply
Battle of Plattsburg and Victory on Lake Champlain
The Saturday Evening Post, November 15, 1932
 444.2/17 — Youths’ History of the United States
The Nicaragua Ship Canal
The Last Campaign
Declaration of Principles
Powderly’s Address
The Knights at Richmond
Ceremonies at Riverside Park
The Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding of President Cleveland
The Ladies of the White House, pp. 291-294
Unveiling of the Statue of Daniel Webster
Commodore Perry’s Statue Unveiled

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 Series 3 – Portraits

 444.3 – Box 3
 444.3/1 — A
Adams, Abigail
Adams, John
Adams, John Quincy
Adams, Louisa Catherine Adams
Adams, Samuel
Ames, Fisher
Andre, John
Anthony, Susan B. (also in Group folder)
Arnold, Benedict
 444.3/2 — B
Bacall, Lauren (See Truman, Harry)
Baer, George F.
Bainbridge, William, U.S.N.
Baldwin, Abraham
Barlow, Joel
Barney, Joshua, U.S.N.
Bayard, James A. (also in Group folder)
Barry, John, U.S.N.
Beck, Theodric Romeyn, M.D.
Benton, Thomas Hart
Biddle, Nicholas
Bingham, George Caleb
Blair, Francis P. (also in Group folder)
Bolivar with General San Martin
Boone, Daniel
Boudinot, Elias, L.L.D.
Bowditch, Nathaniel, L.L.D., F.R.S.
Brant, Joseph (Thayendanegea)
Brooks, John
Brown, Charles Brockden
Brown, Jacob
Brown, John
Browning, Peaches and Daddy
Bryant, William Cullen
Buchanan, James
Butterfield, Roger
Bryan, Mary Baird
 444.3/3 — C
Calhoun, John Caldwell
Carnegie, Andrew
Carroll, Charles of Carrollton
Cass, Lewis
Chase, Salmon P.
Claiborne, William C. C.
Clark, George Rogers
Clay, Harry – from the cover of an old song
Clay, Henry – also in Group folder, photo with Andrew Jackson & Daniel Webster
Cleveland, Grover
Clinton, Dewitt
Clinton, Gov. George
Clinton, Sir Henry, K.B. – Commander in Chief of British Forces in N.A.
Cook, James Captain
Coolidge, Calvin
Cooper, James Fenimore
Cornwallis, Lord (General) Charles
Crawford, William Harris
Croghan, Colonel George – hero of Fort Stephenson, August 2, 1813
 444.3/4 — D
Dale, Richard, U.S.N.
Dallas, G. M.
Davis, William Richardson
Day, Jeremiah – in Group folder, photo with T. Woolsey & B. Silliman
Decatur, Stephen
Dickinson, John
Douglas, Stephen
Drake, Sir Francis
Dwight, Timothy, Rev., S.T.D., L.L.D.
 444.3/5 — E
Eaton, John Henry
Ellsworth, Oliver
Everett, Edward
 444.3/6 — F
Farragut, D. E.
Fessenden, W. P.
Fillmore, Millard
Foote, A. H., Commodore
Francis, John W.
Franklin, Benjamin
Franklin, John, Capt. R.N.
Fremont, Brady
Fremont, Jessie Benton
Fuller, Margaret
Fulton, Robert
 444.3/7 — G
Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, Major General
Garrison, William Lloyd
Gaston, William
Gates, Gen. Horatio
George III (King)
Glover, John, Brigadier General
Gough, John B.
Grant, Ulysses
Greene, Nathaniel, Major General
Grundy, Felix
 444.3/8 — H
Habersham, Joseph
Hamilton, Alexander
Hancock, John
Hanna, Mark
Harding, Warren G.
Harrison, Mrs. Benjamin
Harrison, William Henry, Major General
Hayne, Robert Young
Hearst, William Randolph and son, John
Henry, Patrick
Hoar, George F., Senator
Hopkins, John P. (see Group folder)
Hopkins, Mark, Rev., President of Williams College
Hopkinson, Francis
Hosack, David, M.D., F.R.S.
Howard, John Eager
Howard, Oliver O.
Howe, William, Gen. Sir, British Commander in Chief
Hughes, Charles Evans, Chief Justice
Humphreys, David, L.L.D.
Huntington, Samuel, L.L.D.
 444.3/9 — I
Irving, Washington
 444.3/10 — J
Jackson, Andrew
1833 Biography – portrait, Hermitage, Battle of New Orleans
Perley’s Reminiscenses, p. 121, Randolph’s attack on Jackson, p. 171, attempted shooting of General Jackson
Our Country, p. 1310, Jackson Before the Court
Group folder: photo with Daniel Webster and Henry Clay
Jackson, James
Jay, John
Jefferson, Thomas
Johnson, Andrew
Johnson, Samuel
Johnston, Josiah Stoddard
Jones, John Paul
Jones, Paul – p. 84, The Youths’ History of the United States
 444.3/11 — K
Kent, James, L.L.D.
Kemble, Fanny
Kenton, Simon
King, Rufus
Knox, Maj. Gen. Henry
Kosciuszko, Thad
Krik, Rev. Edward N.
 444.3/12 — L
Lafayette, Marquis de
La Follette, R. M.
Laurens, Henry
Lawrence, Abbott
Lee, Charles, Major General
Lee, Henry
Lewis, Morgan
Lewis, Sinclair and wife, 1918
Lewis, William B. (see Group folder)
Lincoln, Abraham
Painted by Alonzo Chappel
President and Cabinet
At home with son
Photo by Brady, engraved by W. Jackman
Engraved by W. Wellstood & Co.
July 1858
Lincoln, Benjamin, Major General
Lindbergh, Charles A.
Livingston, Edward
Livingston, Robert R.
Lyon, Mary (see Group folder)
 444.3/13 — M
Macdonough, Thomas, U.S.N.
Macomb, Alexander, Major General, U.S.A.
Madison, D. P. (Dolley)
Madison, James
Marion, Francis, General
Marshall, John, L.L.D., Chief Justice
Martin, Luther
Matthews, Claude (see Group folder)
McIntosh, Lachlan, General
McKean, Thomas
McLane, Louis
McLean, John
Meade, George G.
Mercator, Gerardus, the German geographer
Mifflin, Thomas
Miles, Nelson (see Group folder)
Mitchell, Samuel, M.D., L.L.D.
Monk, Maria
Monroe, James
Montgomery, Richard
Morgan, J. Pierpont
Morris, Robert, financier of the Revolution
Mott, Lucretia (see Group folder)
Moultrie, William, Major General
Murray, Lindley
 444.3/14 — N
Noyes, John Humphrey
 444.3/15 — O
Ogden, Aaron
O’Higgins, Bernardo
Olney, Richard (see group folder)
 444.3/16 — P
Paine, Thomas
Pedro II, Dom
Perry, Oliver Hazard, U.S.N.
Philipse, Miss Mary
Physick, Philip Syng, M.D.
Pickens, Andrew, General
Pickering, Timothy (also in Group folder)
Pierce, Franklin
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, Major General
Pinckney, Thomas, Major General
Pinkney, William
Poinsett, Joel R.
Polk, James K.
Poore, Benjamin Perley
Preble, Edward, U.S.N.
Prescott, William H.
Putnam, Gen. Israel
 444.3/17 — Q
Quincy, Josiah (see Group folder)
 444.3/18 — R
Ramsey, David, M.D.
Randolph, John
Rittenhouse, David
Rockefeller, John D.
The Age of the Corporation, pp. 491-492
European, 84 year old golfing champion
Romanov, Czar Nicholas
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Radio broadcast
Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill in Teheran, Iran
In car with Fala
In car smoking a cigarette in holder
Roosevelt, Theodore — in cab of steam shovel
Rush, Benjamin, M.D.
Rutledge, John
 444.3/19 —  S
Say, Thomas
Schuyler, Th.
Scott, Winfield
Sedgewick, Catharine M.
Seward, William H.
Shelby, Isaac
Sheridan, Philip H.
Sherman, Roger
Sherman, William T., U.S.A.
Shippen, Edward, L.L.D.
Sigourney, Lydia Huntley
Silliman, Benjamin – in Group folder, photo with T. Woolsey and J. Day
Smith, Joseph, Lieutenant-General
Sinclair, Upton
Sorel, Mlle.
Sparks, Jared
St. Clair, Arthur, Major General
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady (see Group folder)
Stone, Lucy
Story, Joseph
Stuart, Gilbert Charles
Steuben, General Baron Von
Sullivan, Maj. Gen. John
Sumner, Charles
Sumter, Thomas, Major General
 444.3/20 — T
Tallyrand, Charles Maurice de
Taney, Roger B. (see Group folder)
Taylor, Zachary, Major General
Tompkins, Daniel D.
Truman, Harry (and Lauren Bacall)
Trumbull, John
Trumbull, Jonathan
Tyler, John
 444.3/21 — V
Vallandigham, Clement Laird
Van Buren, Martin
Van Rensselaer, Stephen
Vespuce, Americ
Victoria, Queen
 444.3/22 — W
Walker, Mary, page 457 — A New Year’s Reception
Warren, Joseph
Washington, George (see separate Washington folder)
Washington, Martha (see separate Washington folder)
Washington, William, Colonel
Wayne, Anthony, Brigadier General
Webster, Daniel
Webster, Noah
White, Hugh Lawson
White, William, D.D.
Whitman, Marcus
Whitman, Walt
Whittier, John Greenleaf
William, Frederick the Great
Williams, Jonathan, General
Williams, Otho Holland, General
Wirt, William
Wistar, Caspar, M.D.
Wood, Fernando A.
Woodbury, Levi
Woolsey, Theodore — in Group folder, photo with J. Day and B. Silliman
Wooster, David
 444.3/22A — Washington, George
Washington and Fairfax — Field Sports
Washington and Family at Mount Vernon
Washington’s interview with his mother
Washington by William Williams
The First Cabinet
Washington writes to the presiding officer of the Senate, accepting the presidency
Life and Times of Washington
Mount Vernon
Washington as Surveyor
Washington Inaugurated
Washington’s Farewell
Washington on his mission to the Ohio
Death of Washington
Washington at the age of 40
The first cabinet
Washington as a farmer
Lafayette and Washington
Washington and Rochambeau
Angelica Peale Crowning Washington
Washington’s Sarcophagus, Mount Vernon
 444.3/23 — Y
Young, Brigham
Yrujo, Marchioness de Casa
Yrujo, Marquis de Casa
 444.3/24 — Groups

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 Series 4 – Political Cartoons

 444.4 – Box 4
 444.4/1 — 19th Century Dated Political Cartoons
circa 1800: “The Providential Detection, Altar to Gallic Despotism,” The Library Company of Philadelphia. Etching by an Unknown Artist. Note: During the presidential campaign of 1800, the Federalists claimed that Thomas Jefferson’s intoxication with the religious and political extremism of the French Revolution disqualified him from public office. In this cartoon, the eye of God has instigated the American eagle to snatch from Jefferson’s hand the “Constitution & Independence” of the United States before he can cast it on an “Altar to Gallic Despotism,” whose flames are being fed by the writings of Thomas Paine, Helvetius, Rousseau, and other freethinkers. The paper, “To Mazzei,” dropping from Jefferson’s right hand, was a 1796 letter that was interpreted by Jefferson’s enemies as an indictment of the character of George Washington. [From the Library of Congress web site from the on-line exhibition “Religion and the Founding of the American Republic.” Cited on October 20, 2010].
circa 1800: “Mad Tom in a Rage,” Etching by an Unknown Artist. See “The Providential Detection, Altar to Gallic Despotism” for similar history.
1801: “Aaron Burr!” handbill from 1807. Copy from the New York Historical Society, N.Y.C.
1807: Anti-Aaron Burr Broadside. Refers to Aaron Burr, Harmon Blennerhassett, and Luther Martin, who were hung in effigy in Baltimore. “Agreeably to public notice, four Choice Spirits were paraded through the streets, last evening, attended by their executioners, and carried to Gallows-Hill, where they were exalted above the dull pursuits of civil life. Their exit was truly awful and afforded great light to the vast concourse of spectators assembled on the occasion. The Dying Confessions of Traitors, who slipped through the meshes of the law, but were executed by public opinion, uttered on Gallows-Hill, November 3, 1807.”
1808: The American Magazine of Wit, negative copy of book title page, negative copy of page 130, and an illustration entitled, “How much for a bachelor? Who wants to buy? In a twink every maiden responded – I – I.”
1811: Engraving entitled, “Oh! This cursed Ograbme,” illustration used in Butterfield’s “The American Past,” p. 51.
1812: Newspaper copy of the political cartoon from 1812 entitled, “The Gerrymander.” Ad to promote Butterfield’s “The American Past.” No paper, no date.
After March 17, 1813: “The Hornet and Peacock, Or, John Bull in Distress. Entered according to act of Congress the 27th Day of March, 1813 by A. Doolittle of the State of Connecticut.” Negative of engraving attributed to Amos Doolittle.
April 15, 1814: Broadside entitled, “To the Grave go Sham Protectors of ‘Free Trade and Sailors Rights’ – And All the People Say Amen!” Photostat negative from the New York Public Library.
1819: “Fragments of the History of Bawlfredonia: Containing an Account of the Discovery and Settlement of that Great Southern Continent: And of the Formation and Progress of the Bawlfredonian Commonwealth.” Negative image of the title page from booking collection of the Library of Congress. Also, untitled illustration of orator on stump.
1823: “The New Quizzical Valentine Writer.” Negative image of the title page and an illustration and poem, “Fear not, fair Virgin, free from Sin …”
After October 6, 1824: Engraving entitled, “A Foot Race,” by David Claypool Johnson. Photostat from the New York Historical Society. Also in American Cartoon Print Filming Series of the Library of Congress.
1827: “Jonathan Throwing the Tea-Kettle at Bulls Head.” Negative Photostat from “Diverting History of John Bull and Brother Jonathan,” by J.K. Paulding, 1827 Edition. More information available from Winifred Morgan’s book, “An American Icon, Brother Jonathan and American Identity” (Cranbury, N.J.: Associated University Presses, 1988, p. 72). Accessed through Google Books, November 3, 2010.
1828: Broadside, “‘Adams & Liberty’ or the ‘Centreville Circular’ Illustrated.” Print from the New-York Historical Society.
1828: “Jackson is to be President, and you will be HANGED.” Photograph from the New-York Historical Society. Image depicts Andrew Jackson hanging John Quincy Adams.
1834: “Symptoms of a Locked Jaw. Plain Sewing Done Here.” Photograph. No date or source. Lithograph depicting Kentucky Senator Henry Clay and Andrew Jackson.
circa 1834: “King Andrew the First. Of Veto Memory. Born to Command. Had I been Consulted.” Photograph from the New-York Historical Society.
After 1835: “A Frontispiece for a Journal.” Negative Photostat. Cartoon attributed to James Akin Draughtsman, Lithographer, no. 18 Prune Street, Philadelphia.
1837-1840: “Van Buren, the Dandy. The Little Magician’s expensive habits were ridiculed maliciously by the Whigs.” Photocopy of newsprint image of Martin Van Buren.
1840: “General Harrison’s Log Cabin March & Quick Step,” promotional photo of illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.” [Summary from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs On-line Catalog, accessed November 3, 2010: An illustrated Whig campaign music sheet. Before a log cabin in the wilderness Harrison greets a crippled veteran in a fashion similar to “This log cabin . . .” (no. 1840-17). In the distance is a somewhat larger rustic house with mountains beyond. On a large flag flying from a pole to the left of the cabin are six bars of music, forming the stripes of the flag. The score continues on the side wall of the cabin itself. Repeated throughout the notation, marking the treble and bass clefs, are tiny figures of soldiers, bayonets, and cider barrels].
1842: “England, America,” promotional photo of illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
1842: “Daniel in the Lion’s Den. The fish question will be settled, as the Bulwer Treaty was, with the British Minister over a bottle of Brandy. Democratic Review.” Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
1844: “The Spirit of Our Election: or, the Organs, (Barrel), of all Political Parties.” Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
1846: “The Celebrated Racer, De Meyer, (The property of G.C. Reitheimer, Esq.), Winning the Great Fall Sweepstakes of 1846.” Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
1848: “Joshua, Commanding the Sun to Stand Still.” Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
circa 1853: Engraving, “An American ‘Stump.'” Cartoon for campaign of Franklin Pierce and William King. Negative copy.
February 2, 1856: “Exciting Scene in the House of Representatives, Washington, on the Announcement of N.P. Banks, Junior, as Speaker.” Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.” Subject: Free Soiler from Massachusetts elected Speaker of the House of Representatives.
1860: Honest Abe Taking Them on the Half Shell. Currier and Ives. Illustration from Butterfield’s “The American Past.”
1860: The Republican Party Going to the Right House. Anti-Lincoln Cartoon. Photograph from the collection of the New-York Historical Society.
1860: An Heir to the Throne, or the Next Republican Candidate. Anti-Lincoln Cartoon. Photograph, from the collection of the New-York Historical Society.
1860: “‘The Nigger’ in the Woodpile.” Anti-Lincoln Cartoon. Photograph, from the collection of the New-York Historical Society.
1877: “A Telephonic Suggestion: As the Singers are to be Invisible, how would it do to have the voices labeled with characteristic portraits, as above?” Puck Magazine back cover, Vol. 1, No. 3, March 28, 1877. Note: Cartoon depicts an early public demonstration of the telephone in the Boston area by Alexander Graham Bell. The individuals depicted were great performers of the day. Joseph Keppler Lithograph.
 444.4/2 — 20th Century Dated Political Cartoons
January, 1928: “Al Smith and the Tammany Tiger will never reach the White House.” Source: The Good Citizen, Vol. 16, no. 1.
August 13, 1932: “Rugged Individualism,” by Boyd G. Oswald, California Unit, The B.E.F. News.
circa 1936: Untitled, National Republican Council, Hotel McAlpin, New York.
“1936,” Campaign Publishers, 418 W. 25th St., N.Y.C.
ca. 1937: “The Kickback.” Reprinted New York Times cartoon.
1940: “Roosevelt Versus Willkie,” D.M. Grant. Source: Democratic Campaign Headquarters, Negro Voters Division.
September 1944: “My Little Dog Fala is Furious,” by Tom Little, Nashville Tennessean. Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.
September 3, 1948: “You Wouldn’t Hide Anything From Us, Would You?” by Ding Darling, St. Louis Globe Democrat. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
September 25, 1948: “Competition on the Midway,” by S.J. Ray, Kansas City Star. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
September 16, 1948: “He Will Be Useful in November,” by Leo, Washington Times Herald. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
October 7, 1948: “A Question of Discretion,” by Carey Orr, Washington Times Herald. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
October 13, 1948: “Duet,” by D.C. Batchelor, Washington Times Herald. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
October 19, 1948: “From the Bottom of the Barrel,” by Burris Jenkins, Washington Times Herald. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
1948: “Something Fishy Alright,” by Burris Jenkins, New York Journal American. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
1948: “Loyalty Test,” by Paul Loring, Providence, Rhode Island Evening Bulletin. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
May 15, 1949: “Comrade, look me in the eye …” by Chase, New Orleans States. Source: newsprint clipping.
July 1949: “Fire,” by Herblock, Washington Post. Source: newsprint clipping from St. Louis Post Dispatch.
December 1951: “Digging His Own Grave,” by Cy Hungerford, Pittsburgh (PS) Post-Gazette. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
1952: “The Politicians,” by Burris Jenkins, New York Journal American. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
1952: “The President Has Great Fortitude,” by John Baer, Labor, Washington, D.C. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
April 21, 1954: “Defendant Replies,” by Fitzpatrick. Source: photocopy of newsprint.
December 7-13, 1959: “Population Control? I’ll Give You Population Control,” by Mauldin. Source: newsprint without newspaper name.
August, 1960: “He Say He Ain’t no Cotton Pickin’ Southerner,” The Texas Argus. Source: private collection, San Antonio, Texas.
1960: “Marion Political Side Show,” by Charles G. Werner, Indianapolis Star. Source: Harry S. Truman Library.
 444.4/3 —  20th Century Undated Political Cartoons (Arranged by Subject Matter)
Women’s Suffrage — “A Great Joke,” by Glenn O. Coleman and “Woman’s Place- a Nursery Rhyme,” by Seymore Barnard. Source: Unidentified.
Al Smith and Anti-Catholicism — “and he asks the American people to elect him President. Enthroned – Cardinal Bonzano – Italian, Kneeling – Governor Smith – American?,” source: unidentified; “Will Smith and Raskob Lead Us Back to This?,” source: unidentified; “Rome’s Tattooed Man,” source: unidentified; “Cabinet Meeting – If Al Were President” and “Every Good American Man and Woman Must Rally Now to Check the Pope,” source: unidentified; “Will Dry Protestants of South Put Their Worst Foe in The White House?,” source: unidentified; “Can Al, Raskob and ‘Little Chevvie’ Land The Pope in The White House?,” source: unidentified; “The Wet Hope,” source: The Fellowship Forum, A National Voice For Protestant Fraternal …; “The New Pilgrims’ Progress. Enlightened Americans Paying Homage to ‘Infallibility,’ by J. Keppler, Puck.
War — “Fairly and Without Fear or Favor?,” source: unidentified; “While Aussies shed their Precious blood, Ole man Roosevelt finds his selfish aims going according to schedule,” source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; “The Wrong Ammunition,” by Burris Jenkins, New York Journal American, source: Harry S. Truman Library.
Communist Threat — “Union Lauds Goldwater ‘Honest, Sincere,’ Miner’s Say,” source: unidentified.
 444.4/4 – 444.4/13 —  Files of unarranged American political cartoons from various time periods
 444.4/14 — Three books of political cartoons
The Dollar or The Man?, by Homer Davenport (Small, Maynard & Co., 1900).
Willie and His Papa and the Rest of the Family, by Frederick Burr Opper (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1900).
American Political Cartoons, 1865-1965, by Martin H. Bush (Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1966).

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