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The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The gladiators of the Senate! The bulley's of the House

The artist parodies recent outbreaks of violence in Congress, and offers a pointed comparison between the elevated rhetorical sparring in the Senate and a more physical brand of combat in the House of Represent... More

The morning after the election--November 1856

The morning after the election--November 1856

The victorious James Buchanan sits under a trellis of grape vines, holding reports of election returns on his lap. He reflects, "What a happy morning for my country and myself. Here I find returns for myself & ... More

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians"

Liberty, the fair maid of Kansas--in the hands of the "border ruffians...

A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... More

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

The political quadrille. Music by Dred Scott

A general parody on the 1860 presidential contest, highlighting the impact of the Dred Scott decision on the race. That controversial decision, handed down in 1857 by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, ruled that ne... More

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

Strong's dime caricatures. No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep

The second in a series of caricatures criticizing the secession of several Southern states from the Union during the last months of the Buchanan administration. Here the young nursery-rhyme shepherdess Bo-Peep ... More

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the November smash-up

Political caricature. No. 3, The abolition catastrophe. Or the Novembe...

Lincoln's support of abolition is portrayed here as a liability in his race to the White House against Democratic candidate George B. McClellan. At top a smoothly run train "Union" heads straight for the White... More

"Nebraska Statesman" newspaper office in Broken Bow, Nebraska

"Nebraska Statesman" newspaper office in Broken Bow, Nebraska

summary: Photographer's annotation: "Democratic in politics." original size: 6x8 Public domain photograph - historical image of Nebraska, United States, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Oklahoma Senator. Washington, D.C., April 19. A new informal picture of Senator Elmer Thomas, democrat of Oklahoma

Oklahoma Senator. Washington, D.C., April 19. A new informal picture o...

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Veteran Virginia Senator marches to House to hear President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Senator Carter Glass, veteran democrat from Virginia, flanked by Senator John Miller, right, of Arkansas, and Senator Theodore Green, left, of Rhode Island, marches to House Chamber to hear President Roosevelt address a Joint Session of Congress

Veteran Virginia Senator marches to House to hear President Roosevelt....

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Perfect harmony. Washington, D.C., Nov. 2. Seems that Rep. James W. Wadsworth, Republican of New York, is getting a bit of confidential arms information from Rep. Luther A. Johnson, Democrat of Texas and ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, just before he--Wadsworth--addressed the House today in favor of the administration's bill. Rep. Johnson, who preceded Wadsworth on the floor also spoke for repeal of the arms embargo [...]

Perfect harmony. Washington, D.C., Nov. 2. Seems that Rep. James W. Wa...

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The morning after / Kep. - Public domain dedication image

The morning after / Kep. - Public domain dedication image

Illustration shows Uncle Sam waking up in bed, hungover, with everything in his room caught up in a whirlwind of bottles of alcohol labeled "Stand Pat Booze, Bull Moose Bitters, [and] That's All Wilson", a pitc... More

Congresswoman from New Jersey. Washington, D.C., July 26. A new informal picture of Rep. Mary T. Norton, Democratic member of Congress from New Jersey, 7/26/39

Congresswoman from New Jersey. Washington, D.C., July 26. A new inform...

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[Presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson at the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, IL, July 1952] / TOH.

[Presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson at the Democratic National Conve...

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Christmas Card from Molly Dewson

Christmas Card from Molly Dewson

Molly Dewson was a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. Molly was a feminist, political activist, member of the Consumer League and a force in the Women’s Division of the Democratic Party.

Political race course - Union Track - fall races 1836

Political race course - Union Track - fall races 1836

A figurative portrayal -- clearly sympathetic to the Whig party -- of the 1836 presidential election contest as a horse race between four candidates. The four are identified in the legend as (left to right): "O... More

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hud...

Significance: A significant structure in the history of New Jersey and the racial integration of baseball. The stadium is associated the Mayor Frank Hague as a physical manifestation of his power and strong con... More

Treasury note, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

Treasury note, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

A parody of the often worthless fractional currencies or "shinplasters" issued by banks, businesses, and municipalities in lieu of coin. These fractional notes proliferated during the Panic of 1837 with the eme... More

The buffalo hunt - Drawing. Public domain image.

The buffalo hunt - Drawing. Public domain image.

An optimistic view of the presidential prospects of Martin Van Buren, nominated at the Free Soil Party's August 1848 convention in Buffalo, New York. Here Van Buren rides a buffalo and thumbs his nose as he se... More

Nothing but wind! / F. Opper. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Nothing but wind! / F. Opper. - Drawing. Public domain image.

Illustration shows two women, one, on the left, labeled "Republican Party" wearing a hat labeled "War Record" and using a bellows to pump "Reform, Purity and Honesty!!" into the ear of a man labeled "Independen... More

Senator A.B. 'Happy' Chandler, Democrat of Ky.

Senator A.B. 'Happy' Chandler, Democrat of Ky.

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DAHLMAN DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF OMAHA. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

DAHLMAN DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF OMAHA. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

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Rose Winslow of New York; daughter of Polish miner and steel worker in Pennsylvania.  She worked in textile mills from the age of eleven to nineteen, until tuberculosis forced her to cease work altogether for two years.  She has done factory inspection and trade union organization for women in the Consumers' League and Women's Trade Union League. Spent last three years, when able to work, campaigning for women suffrage.  Took part in anti-Democratic campaign of California with Lucy Burns.  Spokeswoman in working women's deputation to President Wilson, February, 1914.

Rose Winslow of New York; daughter of Polish miner and steel worker in...

Title transcribed from item. Summary: Half-length portrait of Rose Winslow (born Ruza Wenclawska, Poland], wearing dark jumper and white blouse, with dark tam. Cropped version of the photograph published in The... More

Connecticut Senator. Washington, D.C., May 31. A new informal photograph of Senator Francis T. Maloney, democrat of Connecticut

Connecticut Senator. Washington, D.C., May 31. A new informal photogra...

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DEMOCRATIC VICTORY DINNER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 4. WITH PRESIDENT AND MRS. ROOSEVELT AS HONORED GUESTS, THOUSANDS OF LOYAL DEMOCRATS FROM ALL PARTS OF THE COUNTRY SAT DOWN TO THE HUNDRED-DOLLAR-A-PLATE DINNER TONIGHT IN WASHINGTON TO CELEBRATE THE OVERWHELMING DEMOCRATIC VICTORY IN LAST NOVEMBER'S ELECTIONS. ACTUALLY ONLY FIVE DOLLARS WENT FOR FOOD, THE OTHER NINETY-FIVE DOLLARS WAS STORED AWAY IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY WAR CHEST. PRESIDENT AND MRS. ROOSEVELT ARE SHOWN WITH POSTMASTER GENERAL JAMES A. FARLEY, CHAIRMAN OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE

DEMOCRATIC VICTORY DINNER. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 4. WITH PRESIDENT AN...

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee named as Congress nears close. Washington, D.C., June 16. As Congress sang its swan song today, Senate Majority Leader Alvin W. Barkley named the members of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Senator Prentiss M. Brown was the choice of Barkley for chairman. Left to right: Senator Carl A. Hatch, New Mexico; Senator James E. Murray, Montana; Senator Prentiss M. Brown, Michigan; Senator Theodore Green, Rhode Island and Senator Tom Connally, Texas, 61638

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee named as Congress nears close...

Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. note: Batch six.

[Delegates on the floor at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey]

[Delegates on the floor at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, At...

Photograph taken by Warren K. Leffler or Thomas J. O'Halloran. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 12470-LL, frame 3/4... More

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley Chisholm thanking delegates TOH

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley...

Photograph shows Shirley Chisholm speaking at microphone. Title from contact sheet folder caption. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 26274, frame 20. Forms part of: U.S. News... More

The political gymnasium. American Civil War 1861-1865.

The political gymnasium. American Civil War 1861-1865.

A general parody on the field of presidential candidates and their supporters in the 1860 campaign. At the far left stands Constitutional Union party vice presidential candidate Edward Everett, as a muscle man ... More

Democratic platform illustrated, Political Cartoon

Democratic platform illustrated, Political Cartoon

Another attack on the 1856 Democratic platform as pro-South and proslavery. The Buchanan-Breckenridge ticket is reviled on the basis of recent developments occurring during the outgoing Pierce administration. I... More

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hud...

Significance: A significant structure in the history of New Jersey and the racial integration of baseball. The stadium is associated the Mayor Frank Hague as a physical manifestation of his power and strong con... More

The Democratic smithy - odd shoes for the mule / Gillam. Joseph Pulitzer

The Democratic smithy - odd shoes for the mule / Gillam. Joseph Pulitz...

Illustration shows the interior of a blacksmith's shop where Samuel Randall, Abram Hewitt, and Benjamin Butler are putting oversized shoes labeled "Protection, Free Trade, [and] Incidental Tariff" on a mule lab... More

Puck magazine cover - Both satisfied / F.M. Hutchins.

Puck magazine cover - Both satisfied / F.M. Hutchins.

Print shows a female figure labeled "Rep. Party" trying to choose from among three suitors labeled "McKinley, Reed, [and] Harrison"; another female figure labeled "Dem. Party" is walking in the background with ... More

Still a donkey - Public domain dedication image

Still a donkey - Public domain dedication image

Print shows the Democratic donkey wearing a harness labeled "Democratic Party" and bandages labeled "Defeat in 1896", "Free Riot Plank", "Bryanism", and "Free Silver", sitting in front of a revolving saw blade ... More

Prescribing the Party's Complexion

Prescribing the Party's Complexion

This illustration entitled, "Prescribing the Party's Complexion", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on December 2, 1906, shows the complexity of the Democratic Party as Will... More

Woodrow Wilson, Democratic nominee for President, after his speech of acceptance delivered at Sea Girt, N.J.

Woodrow Wilson, Democratic nominee for President, after his speech of ...

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The tariff triumph of pharaoh Wilson / Keppler.

The tariff triumph of pharaoh Wilson / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Wilson as a pharaoh riding in an Egyptian chariot drawn by the Democratic donkey; he is holding a small sword and ropes attached to a man labeled "Monopoly" with his arms bound behi... More

At Jefferson Day dinner. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War during the Wilson administration and a Democratic presidential nominee this year, stops to chat with Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, (left) and Mrs. Hugh Wallace, wife of former American Ambassador to France, at the Democratic Jefferson Day Dinnerat the Willard Hotel in Washington. 4/13/32

At Jefferson Day dinner. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War during the ...

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Washington, D.C., June 15. A new informal photograph of Senator William H. Smathers, democrat of New Jersey. He was photographed during a session of the Senate Banking and Currency Committee

Washington, D.C., June 15. A new informal photograph of Senator Willia...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Idaho Senator. Washington, D.C., March 28. A new informal picture of Senator D. Worth Clark, democrat of Idaho. 3-28- 39

Idaho Senator. Washington, D.C., March 28. A new informal picture of S...

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Florida Senator. Washington, D.C., April 29. A new informal photograph of Senator Charles O. Andrews, Democrat of Florida

Florida Senator. Washington, D.C., April 29. A new informal photograph...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Senator from Alabama. Washington, D.C., April 8. A new informal picture of Senator John H. Bankhead, 2nd democrat of Alabama. 4- 8-[39]

Senator from Alabama. Washington, D.C., April 8. A new informal pictur...

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[African American and white supporters of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party holding signs in front of the convention hall at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey; one sign reads "Fighting for the right to vote MFDP"] / WKL.

[African American and white supporters of the Mississippi Freedom Demo...

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 12470-FF, frame 28. Contact sheet folder caption: "Demo Nat'l Conv. Atlantic City,... More

[Coretta Scott King at the Democratic National Convention, New York City]

[Coretta Scott King at the Democratic National Convention, New York Ci...

Contact sheet folder caption: Democratic Convention in N.Y.C. ... Mrs. Martin Luther King.... WKL. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes.

Where both platforms agree--no vote--no use to either party / J.A. Wales.

Where both platforms agree--no vote--no use to either party / J.A. Wal...

Illustration shows James Garfield and Winfield S. Hancock nailing a Chinese man between two "Anti-Chinese" boards labeled "Republican Plank" and "Democratic Plank". Illus. in: Puck, v. 7, no. 175 (1880 July 14... More

For President Horace Greeley of New York and for Vice President Benjn. Gratz. Brown ... / Henry Brueckner painted ; lith. by S[vobodin] Merinsky.

For President Horace Greeley of New York and for Vice President Benjn....

Print shows an unusually elaborate and imaginative campaign banner for Liberal Republican-Democratic presidential candidate Horace Greeley. The print contrasts scenes of war and mayhem from Ulysses S. Grant's p... More

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hud...

Significance: A significant structure in the history of New Jersey and the racial integration of baseball. The stadium is associated the Mayor Frank Hague as a physical manifestation of his power and strong con... More

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

Grand match between the Kinderhook poney and the Ohio ploughman

A satire on the presidential contest of 1836, using the metaphor of a billiards game between Whig candidate William Henry Harrison (left) and Democrat Martin Van Buren. The artist is clearly on the side of Harr... More

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Political chart. Presidential campaign, 1860

Campaign broadside presenting portraits and platforms of all candidates as well as portraits of the 15 previous Presidents.

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

An anti-McClellan broadside, contrasting Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln's advocacy of equality and free labor in the North to Democratic opponent McClellan's alleged support of the Southern slave system. ... More

The national dime-museum - will be run during the presidential campaign / Gillam.

The national dime-museum - will be run during the presidential campaig...

Illustration shows a gallery of presidential candidates, clockwise, from bottom left: John Kelly as a card-playing pig, Chester A. Arthur as "The Snake Charmer" charming a snake labeled "Stalwart Vote" with a h... More

On Uncle Sam's farm / Keppler. - Political cartoon, public domain image

On Uncle Sam's farm / Keppler. - Political cartoon, public domain imag...

Illustration shows Woodrow Wilson as a farm-hand on Uncle Sam's farm, driving a horse team labeled "Democratic Senate" and "Democratic House" toward a plow labeled "Tariff Reform Pledges"; Uncle Sam is leaning ... More

Democratic baseball team, 42426

Democratic baseball team, 42426

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947. General information about the National Photo Company collection is available ... More

From blue grass state. Washington, D.C., May 15. Senator M.M. Logan, Democrat of Kentucky, snapped at a recent Senate hearing, 5/15/1937

From blue grass state. Washington, D.C., May 15. Senator M.M. Logan, D...

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Veteran North Carolina Solon reaches 76th milestone. Washington, D.C., Nov. 7. P.W. Meeker, Secretary, congratulates Rep. Robert L. Doughton, democrat of North Carolina and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, as he celebrates his 75th birthday today. Miss Jonnie Mabry, stenographer for the veteran member, responds with a rose for him

Veteran North Carolina Solon reaches 76th milestone. Washington, D.C.,...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... More

Senator from Arkansas. Washington, D.C., June 21. Senator John E. Miller, Democrat of Arkansas, posed for this new informal picture at the Capitol today

Senator from Arkansas. Washington, D.C., June 21. Senator John E. Mill...

Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. note: Batch six.

DPFLP : Democratic Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine : solidarity with the people of the Middle East ..

DPFLP : Democratic Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine : sol...

Gift; Gary Yanker; 1975-1983. Public domain photograph of 20th century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Senator Albert Gore Sr. of Tennessee speaking at microphone during the third session of the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois] / TOH.

[Senator Albert Gore Sr. of Tennessee speaking at microphone during th...

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 19746, frame 8/8A. Contact sheet folder caption: "Democratic Nat'l Conv. 3rd sessi... More

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley Chisholm WKL

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley...

Photograph shows Shirley Chisholm smiling at microphone. Title from contact sheet folder caption. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 26270, frame 28. Forms part of: U.S. News ... More

Democratic Convention in New York City, July 14, 1976. Cesar Chavez at podium, nominating Gov. Brown.

Democratic Convention in New York City, July 14, 1976. Cesar Chavez at...

Title and date from log book. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 32963, frame 20. Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.

[Gay rights demonstration at the Democratic National Convention, New York City]

[Gay rights demonstration at the Democratic National Convention, New Y...

Contact sheet folder caption: Democratic Convention, New York City ... Gay demonstrations on 34th St. WKL. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes.

Presidential candidate Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, and his children Malia and Sasha wave to the audience at the Democratic National Convention, Denver, Colorado, August 25-28, 2008

Presidential candidate Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, and his childr...

Title and date provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2009:083-1)... More

Vice-Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Presidential candidate Barack Obama speak to the audience at the Democratic National Convention, Denver, Colorado, August 25-28, 2008

Vice-Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Presidential candidate Barac...

Title and date provided by the photographer. Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2009:083-1)... More

"Get off the track!" A song for emancipation, sung by The Hutchinsons, . . .

"Get off the track!" A song for emancipation, sung by The Hutchinsons,...

An illustrated sheet music cover for an abolitionist song composed by Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. The song is dedicated to antislavery editor Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, "As a mark of esteem for his intrepidity in the ... More

The old man and the sea - Public domain historical image

The old man and the sea - Public domain historical image

Cartoon shows Senator George McGovern as a fisherman in a small boat with the remains of a large fish, labeled "War Issue," lashed to its side, battling against high seas. Valtman alludes to Ernest Hemingway's... More

The constitutional amendment!. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The constitutional amendment!. Book illustration from Library of Congr...

One of a number of highly racist posters issued as part of a smear campaign against Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial nominee John White Geary by supporters of Democratic candidate Hiester Clymer. (See also... More

Crisis (1910) (14781686591) - Public domain book illustration

Crisis (1910) (14781686591) - Public domain book illustration

Identifier: crisis0506dubo (find matches) Title: Crisis Year: 1910 (1910s) Authors: Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, ed National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Subj... More

Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, Montgomery County, MD

Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, Montgomery County...

See also HABS MD-1080 and HAER MD-43 for additional documentation. Entry and First Place Recipient 2010 HALS Challenge: Revisiting Cultural Landscapes of Childhood Significance: Glen Echo Park provides a livin... More

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hud...

Significance: A significant structure in the history of New Jersey and the racial integration of baseball. The stadium is associated the Mayor Frank Hague as a physical manifestation of his power and strong con... More

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ

Roosevelt Stadium, State Route 440 & Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, Hud...

Significance: A significant structure in the history of New Jersey and the racial integration of baseball. The stadium is associated the Mayor Frank Hague as a physical manifestation of his power and strong con... More

Smoking him out - Political cartoon, public domain image

Smoking him out - Political cartoon, public domain image

A humorous commentary on Barnburner Democrat Martin Van Buren's opposition to regular Democratic party nominee Lewis Cass. Van Buren and his son John were active in the Free Soil effort to prevent the extensio... More

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

Harmony in the wigwam! Democracy of the right brand-y

A comic scene ridiculing the Tammany Democrats of New York City. Tammany headquarters, known as the "Wigwam," here erupts in a drunken fracas over the Democratic platform for the presidential race of 1852. The ... More

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how long will you be ledd by such leaders"

Position of the Democratic Party in 1852. "Freemen of America, how lon...

A crudely drawn satire bitterly attacking Democratic presidential candidate Franklin Pierce and appealing to the "Freemen of America." The print, possibly executed by a free black, criticizes the Democrats' pla... More

The fish question settled - Public domain portrait drawing

The fish question settled - Public domain portrait drawing

A facetious, and somewhat racist, look at public opinion surrounding the controversy over American fishing rights in British-controlled waters off North America. (See also "John Bull's Fish Monopoly," no. 1852-... More

The "mustang" team - Public domain historical image

The "mustang" team - Public domain historical image

The abolitionist Republican presidential ticket and its supporters in the press are the targets of the cartoon. Candidate Fremont, wearing an emigrant's smock and carrying a cross (an allusion to his rumored Ca... More

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

Forcing slavery down the throat of a freesoiler

The artist lays on the Democrats the major blame for violence perpetrated against antislavery settlers in Kansas in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Here a bearded "freesoiler" has been bound to the "Democr... More

The vote of the gold democrats; -- their country's welfare before their party's welfare / Dalrymple.

The vote of the gold democrats; -- their country's welfare before thei...

Illustration shows members of the Democratic Party labeled "Sound Money Democrats" casting votes for President McKinley and showing their support for the "Sound Money" platform of the Republican Party; on the l... More

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. AT LEFT, BENNETT CLARK, SON OF CHAMP CLARK

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. AT LEFT, BENNETT CLARK, SON OF CHAMP C...

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[Daisy Harriman addresses a Democratic rally in Union Square, New York City]

[Daisy Harriman addresses a Democratic rally in Union Square, New York...

Photo shows a banner for the Woman's National Wilson and Marshall Organization. The New York Times states that Mrs. Jaffray Borden (Daisy) Harriman was the founder and chairman. They were active at least throug... More

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. MRS. NORMAN E. MACK AND MRS. WILLIAM H. TAFT

DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION. MRS. NORMAN E. MACK AND MRS. WILLIAM H...

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Women's Democratic Nat'l club at Wilson's tomb, 3/7/25

Women's Democratic Nat'l club at Wilson's tomb, 3/7/25

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Will lead Democrats in Senate this session. Washington, D.C., Dec. 31. After a harmonious caucus which lasted only 20 minutes, Senate Democrats today re-elected unanimously Senator Alben W. Barkley as Majority Leader. At the same time, Senator J. Ham Lewis of Illinois, who considered resigning announced that at the request of President Roosevelt he would continue as Democratic Party Whip of the Senate. Senator Sherman Minton, right, of Indiana, was named Assistant Whip, 12/31/38

Will lead Democrats in Senate this session. Washington, D.C., Dec. 31....

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New congressman. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Newly elected members of the House of Representatives who were administered the oath of office as the 75th session of Congress convened today. They are, left to right: Rep. Thomas A. Flaherty, Democrat, Mass., succeeding Joseph P. Higgins, and Rep. Gomer Smith, Democrat of Oklahoma, succeeding the late R.P. Hill, 1/3/38

New congressman. Washington, D.C., Jan. 3. Newly elected members of th...

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Illinois Solon. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. This new informal photograph of Rep. Adolph J. Sabath, Democrat of Illinois, was made at his office a few days ago, 1/9/39

Illinois Solon. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. This new informal photograph...

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[Delegates on the floor at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey]

[Delegates on the floor at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, At...

Photograph taken by Warren K. Leffler or Thomas J. O'Halloran. U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 12470-MM, frame 6. ... More

[Illinois delegates at the Democratic National Convention of 1968, react to Senator Ribicoff's nominating speech in which he criticized the tactics of the Chicago police against anti-Vietnam war protesters]

[Illinois delegates at the Democratic National Convention of 1968, rea...

Contact sheet folder caption: "Democratic Nat'l Conv. 3rd sessions, after recess...Frames 31a-33a - Ill. delegates reaction to Sen. Ribicoff's nominating speech; Mayor Daley of Chicago in Frame 33. WLK, 8-28-6... More

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley Chisholm thanking delegates TOH

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Shirley...

Photograph shows Shirley Chisholm smiling at microphone. Title from contact sheet folder caption. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 26274, frame 23. Forms part of: U.S. News ... More

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Chisholm demonstration TOH

Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Fla., 3rd session Chishol...

Photograph shows people demonstrating for Shirley Chisholm and George Wallace at convention. Title from contact sheet folder caption. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 26272,... More

Caucus curs in full yell, or a war whoop, to saddle on the people, a pappoose president James Akin, Aquafortis

Caucus curs in full yell, or a war whoop, to saddle on the people, a p...

A critical commentary on the press's treatment of Andrew Jackson, and on the practice of nominating candidates by caucus during the presidential race of 1824. The cartoon pointedly attacks Republican nominee Wi... More

[John Van Buren, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the left]

[John Van Buren, three-quarter length portrait, three-quarters to the ...

Democratic Congressman from New York, 1841-1843; son of President Martin Van Buren. Scratched on face of plate: 164. Scratched on back of plate: 7. Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153). Forms p... More

[Attorney General Alexander Mitchell Palmer on flag-draped podium during his campaign for the Democratic party's nomination for President]

[Attorney General Alexander Mitchell Palmer on flag-draped podium duri...

Date from caption list. No. 7478. LOT subdivision subject: U.S. Congress & Cabinet. From negative LC-F8-7478, which was subsequently retouched. Formerly in Portrait file. Forms part of: National Photo Company ... More

Going the whole hog - Public domain book illustration

Going the whole hog - Public domain book illustration

Martin Van Buren's New York political favorites are represented as piglets suckled by a giant sow "The Empire State." The artist's pointed reference is to the exploitation of New York State by the President and... More

The color line is broken / Th. Nast.

The color line is broken / Th. Nast.

Wood engraving shows Negro holding Democratic ticket over ballot box. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 21, (1877 December 8), p. 972. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Caption card tracin... More

The Chinese question would be settled if the Chinee, Chinee, would votee! votee! votee!

The Chinese question would be settled if the Chinee, Chinee, would vot...

Caricature showing Chinese putting many votes into large bowl - voting "straight Democratic ticket."

The rehabilitation of the Democratic Party

The rehabilitation of the Democratic Party

Illustration shows a scene inside "Cleveland's Clothing Establishment" where President Cleveland and Thomas F. Bayard are fitting a man labeled "Reform Democracy" with the "Thos. Jefferson Pattern", while cabin... More

Important Announcement! - D.B.H

Important Announcement! - D.B.H

This illustration entitled "Important Announcement! - D.B.H.", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on January 18, 1898, shows former New York Governor David B. Hill emerging f... More

"Terrible Teddy" waits for "the unknown" / Keppler.

"Terrible Teddy" waits for "the unknown" / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt as a boxer sitting on a stool with his arms resting on the ropes in the near corner of a boxing ring, waiting for a challenger to enter the ring and sit in the va... More

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Puck Magazine Illustration - Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C.

Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. Illustration shows an elderly man labeled "Corporation Magnate" sandwiched... More

New U.S. Envoy to Norway. Washington, D.C., April 21. America's new Envoy to Norway, Mrs. J. Borden Harriman, leaving her home "Uplands" today for the offices of the Democratic National Committee of which she is a member. Mrs. Harriman, who is expected to leave for post shortly, is shown with her favorite pet, "Kim" a German police dog, 4/21/1937

New U.S. Envoy to Norway. Washington, D.C., April 21. America's new En...

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

North American Democratic Hungarian Federation. Front row, left to right: Joe Kiss; Rep. John T. Bernard and Joseph Brownfield. 2nd row, left to right: Rep. Henry T. Teigan; Rep. Caroline O'Day. Rear row, left to right: Rep. John M. Coffee; Rep. Jerry O'Connell; Irwing Eisner; Rev. Imre Kovacs and William Schick, 5/10/38

North American Democratic Hungarian Federation. Front row, left to rig...

Public domain portrait photograph, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[African American and white Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party supporters holding signs reading "Freedom now" and "MFDP supports LBJ" while marching on the boardwalk at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey] / WKL.

[African American and white Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party suppo...

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection. Contact sheet available for reference purposes: USN&WR COLL - Job no. 12470-I, frame 29. Contact sheet folder caption: "Demo Nat'l Conv. Atlantic City, ... More

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