Posts Tagged ‘war’

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Summary: Illustration shows an imaginary battle where aircraft, battleships, and submarines are engaged in shooting at each other.

Caption: Whereas formerly we fought our naval battles on top of the water only, we now may fight them on the water, over the water, and under the water!

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Summary: Illustration shows a flotilla of ships with Theodore Roosevelt’s face on the lead ship; the figure of Peace (or Columbia), wearing armor and carrying a sword in one hand and an olive branch fashioned out of bayonets in the other, is sitting atop this ship. Two doves flying by her side are wearing armor and are armed as well.


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Summary: Illustration shows a high-stakes poker game with Uncle Sam, William II, the German Emperor, Meiji, the Emperor of Japan, Emile Loubet, of France, and Edward VII, King of Great Britain; the emperor of Japan is raising the bid by one battleship.

Caption: Japan I see your cruisers and raise you a dreadnought!





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Summary: Illustration shows a well dressed old man wearing a top hat and spats, lying on his back, bouncing the earth on his feet; there is a doctor’s bag with various instruments in the foreground (he may have given himself an injection), and on the left is a weeping cherub, his bowstring is broken and his arrows have fallen on the ground.

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Summary: Illustration shows the Democratic donkey labeled “Democratic Party” sitting among papers that state “The Trusts are to Blame”, “Harriman is to Blame”, “Wall Street is to Blame”, “High Finance is to Blame”, “Roosevelt is to Blame / Roosevelt is Not to Blame”, “Overcapitalization is to Blame”, “The Rail-Roads are to Blame”, [and] “Crooked Business is to Blame”. Many are blamed, but no one will accept the responsibility for the panic of 1907.

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1913 – Santa Claus in Wall Street

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Summary: Illustration shows an angry mob of bankers, brokers, and financiers threatening Santa Claus who is hanging off the statue of George Washington outside Federal Hall in Manhattan, New York City, New York.

Caption: Chorus of Bankers and Brokers Just say Christmas to us this year, that’s all! We dare you!

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1901 – Puck Christmas

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Summary: Illustration shows Santa Claus with a pack full of toys and two children and an infant; they have chosen books “The works of Tolstoi”, “Montaigne’s Essays”, and “Microscopic Analysis, vol. IV” rather than toys as their presents. The boy has also selected a “Phonograph” and the infant has a microscope.

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