Print shows a man on horseback riding through town reading the Declaration of Independence to cheering crowds; a notice has been posted on a wall "America independant 1776."
Print showing bust portraits of most of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, includes facsimile signatures, vignettes showing the Liberty Bell and military weapons, as well as views of the "State Hou... more
Print shows a large gathering of people picnicking, playing games, and enjoying the Independence Day celebration outdoors among large trees and open lawn, with a distant view of a railroad train passing and of ... more
Print shows a fireworks display with Puck bowing on a stage in front of a "Fan Light" featuring the likenesses of William H. Vanderbilt, Russell Sage, Cyrus W. Field, and Jay Gould; on stage with Puck is a hand... more
Illustration shows President Cleveland standing at a table, his right hand on a long document labeled "Declaration of Independence July 4th 1885" that trails off the table, stating "When, in the course of human... more
Print shows President McKinley, as a young boy, attempting to light the fuse to a fireworks-rocket labeled "Prosperity" using "McKinley Administration Matches" during a rain storm beneath dark clouds labeled "T... more
Print shows a gleeful Uncle Sam sitting with John Bull, who is a sailor representing England, and six figures representing "Spain", "Italy" (Umberto I), "Austria" (Franz Joseph I), "France", Germany (William II... more
Illustration shows a crowd of people wearing colonial dress gathered around an old man who is firing off a cannon during the Fourth of July celebration, 1903.
Illustration shows William Jennings Bryan shooting off fireworks labeled "Nomination, Platform, Enthusiasm, Permanent Organization, Keynote, Issues, Nominating Speech, Second Speech, Vice Presidency, Resolution... more
Four panels of an eight-panel comic strip about the adventures of a boy, Little Nemo, in Slumberland. Impy is being attacked by a giant bee, which has attached itself to his head. Flip uses his cigar to kill th... more
Illustration shows a young boy jumping with joy as a battleship is blown up; his father is reminding him that the explosive display is his gift for being a good boy.
This illustration entitled, D.C.: "Yes, Willie, There is Just as Much Patriotism as Ever, But With Fewer Sacrifices", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on July 4, 19... more