Posts Tagged ‘occupy’

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Summary: Illustration shows a man wearing top hat and tuxedo labeled “Stock Manipulation”, one hand resting on a deck of “Marked Cards” and the other on a stack of gambling chips next to “Loaded Dice” and a wheel labeled “Brace Roulette”, all on a playing table labeled “Wall Str[eet]”, behind him are money bags and papers labeled “Fiduciary Funds, Treasury Deposits, Other Peoples’ Money, Bank Loans, [and] Pools”; standing in the foreground and looking up at the man is a diminutive man holding his “Savings” behind his back.

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Summary: Illustration shows the Republican elephant labeled “G.O.P.” holding an empty “Dinner Pail” which he is asking a woman labeled “Mrs. Consumer” to fill, she is holding an “Empty Market-Basket” labeled “Tariff Tax on the Necessities of Life”.

Caption: The Republican Elephant Well, the campaign is on. Fill the Dinner-Pail for me. / The Woman in the Case You great big Gop! How can I give you a Full Dinner-Pail from an Empty Market-Basket?


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Summary: Illustration shows a woman labeled “Legitimate Business” cracking a whip that spells “Crash”, driving a two-wheeled cart drawn by two horses with a large brush labeled “No Over-Certification Clearing House” attached, sweeping Wall Street clean of men labeled “Stock Jobber” and “Stock Gambler”.


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Summary: Illustration shows a large spider labeled “Flim Flam Finance” with a disgruntled look on its face, sitting on a cobweb labeled “Wall Street”, looking at a bunch of flies labeled “The Public” hovering just beyond the cobweb, mocking the spider.


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Summary: Illustration shows on the left a cartoon drawn by L.M. Glackens that shows “The Trusts” as bloated, clownish figures that frighten “The Common People”, and on the right, a large gorilla-like monster with human head, holding Liberty in one arm and a large coin in the other, as it topples the dome on the U.S. Capitol with one foot.

Caption: For years the Trust has been pictured as this, – and laughed at. Why not know Him for what He really is – a Brute with brains?

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Summary: Caricature of JP Morgan as a bull blowing bubbles “inflated values”, for which a group of people are reaching.

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Summary: Illustration shows a large man holding a cat-o’-nine-tails labeled “Schedules” and wearing a crown labeled “Monopoly” shaped like the dome of the U.S. Capitol building with the statue of freedom, sitting atop a U.S. Customs building in front of which is a large pile of money being deposited by disgruntled citizens; standing to the right is a large Statue of Liberty pointing to the streams of citizens and laughing.

Caption: “It is to laugh!”

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