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Nabobs, British Cartoon Print - Public domain  print

Nabobs, British Cartoon Print - Public domain print

Print shows profile portraits of 20 men, called nabobs, who are representatives of the East India Company that have returned home with newly acquired wealth, generally through dubious or corrupt means. This re... More

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentlemen's gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. / / Bgms [or Brgms], from a sketch by E. Jump.

The ladies' gallery in the Senate chamber, Washington, D.C. The gentle...

Illustrations show (top) women observing congressional proceedings with varying degrees of interest; (bottom) African American men drowsing as white men observe legislators with interest. Illus. in: Frank Lesli... More

A little private mutual admiration scheme, - Joss Ben and his only priest, Sun-Sun / F. Opper.

A little private mutual admiration scheme, - Joss Ben and his only pri...

Illustration shows Benjamin F. Butler as a Chinese man sitting on a pedestal next to a pillar on the left that states "A Goodman Weighing 250 lbs." and a paper lantern labeled "It Shines Only for US" on the rig... More

Samuel Doll's Perfection Combination Coffee

Samuel Doll's Perfection Combination Coffee

: tradecards,3227 ( tradecards,3227 ) .. Subject (TGM): Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Afro-Americans; Cotton; Coffee; Humorous pictures; Grocery stores;

"When I think of the pawn ship business"

"When I think of the pawn ship business"

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows cowboy hanging Yonkle Finkelstein as Indians obser... More

Plantation banjo player - Print, Library of Congress collection

Plantation banjo player - Print, Library of Congress collection

Black man seated on stool playing banjo, with jug and broken glass behind him.

Effect of John Brown's invasion at the South

Effect of John Brown's invasion at the South

Cover of Harper's Weekly with three scenes including an elderly man using a pike to dig potatoes, a woman cook brandishing a kitchen knife, and a southern planter handing out weapons to his slaves. Illus. in: ... More

A literary debate in the Darktown Club--The question settled / Tho. Worth.

A literary debate in the Darktown Club--The question settled / Tho. Wo...

Caricature of two African American men, seated on floor, after a fight over a political debate. One with picture of G. Washington broken over his head, the other seated on poster advertising "De lions ob debate... More

Civil War envelope showing slave master holding whip as slave attempts to go to Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia

Civil War envelope showing slave master holding whip as slave attempts...

Addressed to John Heagy Esq., Highspire P.O., Dauphin Co., Penna. ; postmarked Hummelstown, Pa., September 25 ; bears 3 cent stamp. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2017; (D073) pp/liljmem

Arbuckles Stores - Victorian era public domain image

Arbuckles Stores - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,3920 ( tradecards,3920 ) .. Subject (TGM): Women; Women domestics; Afro-Americans; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Coffee industry;

Chase & Sanborn - Victorian era public domain image

Chase & Sanborn - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,3998 ( tradecards,3998 ) .. Subject (TGM): Coffee industry; Recipes; Posters; Advertisements; Advertising; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes;

Be the howly St. Patrick, there's Mickie's ghost!

Be the howly St. Patrick, there's Mickie's ghost!

Local Accession Number: 06_11_004378.Title: Be the howly St. Patrick, there's Mickie's ghost!.Genre: Stereographs; Photographic prints.Created/Published: New York, N.Y. : Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers.Copyrigh... More

"You didn't do it? Look - don't tell me so! I'll give you just five minutes to pack and go

"You didn't do it? Look - don't tell me so! I'll give you just five mi...

Local Accession Number: 06_11_004403.Title: "You didn't do it? Look - don't tell me so! I'll give you just five minutes to pack and go.Genre: Stereographs; Photographic prints.Created/Published: Meadville, Pa. ... More

Stop your cruel oppression of the Jews / Flohri.

Stop your cruel oppression of the Jews / Flohri.

Print shows an aged man labeled "Russian Jew" carrying a large bundle labeled "Oppression" on his back; hanging from the bundle are weights labeled "Autocracy," "Robbery," "Cruelty," "Assassination," "Deception... More

Star Whiskey Distilled and warranted pure by C.L. Dixon, Cynthiana, Ky. W.B. Crowell, Jr., agent, New-York / / Lith. in colors by Robertson, Seibert & Shearman, 93 Fulton St., New York.

Star Whiskey Distilled and warranted pure by C.L. Dixon, Cynthiana, Ky...

Advertisement for whiskey shows a caricature of an African American man holding a jug, saying "It 'zackly suits dis chile!" Date based on year lithographic studio was active.

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

Public domain photograph of a postcard, historic place view, landmark, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., 1792)] / J. Zoffany Esqr. pinx. ; R. Earlom sculpt.

[The plundering of the King's cellar, Paris, 10th August, 1793 (i.e., ...

Engraving after contemporary history genre painting depicting events in Paris, France, on August 10th 1792 [date as given in title is incorrect], in particular, the aftermath of the storming of the Tuileries Pa... More

Merrick Thread Co., Best Six Cord, 8. The Rhinoceros feels safe to tread his lofty way on Merrick's thread.

Merrick Thread Co., Best Six Cord, 8. The Rhinoceros feels safe to tre...

Public domain photograph of American trade card, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"De jubilee am come"--Fourth of July, 1876 / W.H. Redding, sc. ; drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun.

"De jubilee am come"--Fourth of July, 1876 / W.H. Redding, sc. ; drawn...

Caricature showing black men dressed as soldiers parading while black women and children look on. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1876 July 15, p. 580.

[Two cartoons: one showing clerk saying, "I am very sorry, but my orders are ...", and tourist saying, "Yesh, yesh, I know all about your orders; but how voz it dot you knowed i wozn't a Ghristian?" ; the other An Oirish opinion, showing Irish woman saying, "Faix, there's no gintlemen in time I ride in a car I'll walk, so I will."; on page of advertisements] / Woolly(?).

[Two cartoons: one showing clerk saying, "I am very sorry, but my orde...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 July 28, p. 592. Public domain photograph of stereoscopic card, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"Morning, night and noon"

"Morning, night and noon"

Photograph illustrates a line from a song by Gene Jefferson entitled "Coon! Coon! Coon!" and shows an African American man being pushed by a shopkeeper on a city street corner. H5598 U.S. Copyright Office.

"Vot? Not let me in? Vy, I vos Uncle Samuels!" / K.

"Vot? Not let me in? Vy, I vos Uncle Samuels!" / K.

Illustration shows a Jewish man impersonating Uncle Sam, with a "Passport" in his pocket, standing outside the Moscow city walls trying to gain entry; a large bear wearing a crown labeled "Russia" is leaning ov... More

British Empire Union. "Once a German, always a German." Remember! Every German employed means a British worker idle. Every German article sold means a British article unsold / David Wilson + W.F.B. ; Printed by the Globe Printing Co., Ltd., Scrutton Street, Finsbury, E.C.2.

British Empire Union. "Once a German, always a German." Remember! Ever...

Poster showing caricatures of Germans, including wartime scenes of past violence, cruelty, and drunkenness, and then a charming German businessman of the day. Also a vignette of martyr Edith Cavell's grave and ... More

Don't be a dope! Handle equipment right! Joe Dope, friends, has done it again, left everything out in the rain. Now the shell is a dud, shots fall short in the mud, and hang - fires cause Nippon no pain! / / CWO Will Eisner.

Don't be a dope! Handle equipment right! Joe Dope, friends, has done i...

Poster shows American soldiers firing at Japanese soldiers, who make fun of them.

The contrast / R. Dighton, delin., British Cartoon Print

The contrast / R. Dighton, delin., British Cartoon Print

Political cartoon showing two men representing England and France seated and looking angrily at each other. The Frenchman is holding container (of snuff?) and the Englishman is smoking pipe and holding newspape... More

"Yonkle, the cowboy Jew" - Public domain portrait print

"Yonkle, the cowboy Jew" - Public domain portrait print

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein standing in wilderness area, po... More

Suitors to the pig faced lady Every man to his taste G. Cruik., fet, British Cartoon Print

Suitors to the pig faced lady Every man to his taste G. Cruik., fet, B...

Print shows a rich woman with a pig's face being courted for her money by unsuitable men including tradesmen and a stereotypical Jewish man. Not found in British Museum Catalogue (BMC). Most images available o... More

Jim Crow GEM monogram, portrait print

Jim Crow GEM monogram, portrait print

Print shows Thomas D. Rice wearing the costume of his character "Jim Crow", full-length portrait, facing left, with right arm raised and a little skip in his dance step. Signed on stone with monogram on lower ... More

Young lady's call on outpost, Alabama

Young lady's call on outpost, Alabama

(from back and front of sheet). Code on mat (source unverified): II-45. Forms part of the Adolph Metzner American Civil War Collection at the Library of Congress. Purchase; E. Burns Apfeld; 2014; (DLC/PP-2014... More

Northrup, King & Co.'s Seeds - Victorian era public domain image

Northrup, King & Co.'s Seeds - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,3423 ( tradecards,3423 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children eating & drinking; Fruit; Watermelons; Afro-Americans; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Seeds; Agricultural industries; Agriculture;

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

Harris and Ewing, Washington, D.C., Political Cartoon

A black and white drawing of a man and a woman, Library of Congress Harris and Ewing collection Portraits and news photographs by Washington, D.C.-based firm, showing people, events, architecture in Washington... More

Catching the celestial ballot / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Catching the celestial ballot / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Illustration showing two Irishmen discussing a portrait of George Washington. Signed on stone in lower right. Caption: Clancy I wonder whoi Washington wore a pigtail? Casey Sure, oi dunno! Mebby Chinamin hod... More

Short distance telephone in Alabam'

Short distance telephone in Alabam'

Photograph shows four African Americans, two men and two boys outside near a barn. The boys sit on top a donkey facing each other while one man speaks into the donkey's ear and the other hold's the donkey's tai... More

"Yonkle Finkelstein", gelatin silver print

"Yonkle Finkelstein", gelatin silver print

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein holding a stack of bowler hats.... More

"Just to shoot wild Indians". Public domain reproduction.

"Just to shoot wild Indians". Public domain reproduction.

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein wearing a cowboy hat and aiming... More

As kind as a kitten / Thomas Worth.

As kind as a kitten / Thomas Worth.

K2808 U.S. Copyright Office. Signed on stone on lower right. Copyright 1879, by Currier & Ives, N.Y. Copyright stamp and number appears on lower left margin. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by... More

The American Indian Past. Present / / Albert Levering.

The American Indian Past. Present / / Albert Levering.

Print shows two caricatures of Native Americans: a war dance of the past and a football game of the present; a Carlisle Indian School pennent flies from a pole in the stands. Copyright by Keppler & Schwarzman... More

Black duck shooting / Thomas Worth.

Black duck shooting / Thomas Worth.

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0614.

After Donnybrook Fair / Melander, photographer. - L.M. Melander & Bro., Chicago

After Donnybrook Fair / Melander, photographer. - L.M. Melander & Bro....

Staged scene in which a man in Irish style clothing appears to be drunk in a rustic cottage. 3183G(?) U.S. Copyright Office. Possibly by Melander and Brother. No. 67.

Arbuckle Bros. - Victorian era public domain image

Arbuckle Bros. - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4103 ( tradecards,4103 ) .. Subject (TGM): Ethnic groups; Afro-Americans; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Coffee industry; Stringed instruments;

L. D. Surette & Co. - Victorian era public domain image

L. D. Surette & Co. - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4601 ( tradecards,4601 ) .. Subject (TGM): Women; Women domestics; Children & adults; Governesses; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Afro-Americans;

American Starch Co. - Victorian era public domain image

American Starch Co. - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4535 ( tradecards,4535 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children & adults; Women domestics; Mothers & children; Afro-Americans; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Starch industry; Living rooms; Pa... More

F. E. Gardner's Reliable Furniture & Bedding

F. E. Gardner's Reliable Furniture & Bedding

: tradecards,4661 ( tradecards,4661 ) .. Subject (TGM): Women; Infants; Fences; Caricatures; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Furniture stores; Bedspreads; Textiles;

Song of the tongs / Gallaway. - Lithograph, public domain, Library of Congress

Song of the tongs / Gallaway. - Lithograph, public domain, Library of ...

Words of song, illustrated with African-American man using tongs to harvest oysters. Illus. in: Puck, 1905 Oct. 11, back page.

"Western life is fine and dandy"

"Western life is fine and dandy"

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein waving a gun over his head as I... More

To state it politely There seems to be a brunette brother in the neighborhood of the political cordwood / / Bart.

To state it politely There seems to be a brunette brother in the neigh...

Newspaper clipping of cartoon showing William Howard Taft cutting firewood. Behind a cord of cut firewood is Theodore Roosevelt holding a big stick and in front of the cordwood is an African American stereotyp... More

Lo the poor Indian Oh why does the White man follow my path!

Lo the poor Indian Oh why does the White man follow my path!

Caricature of smiling Indian holding rifle and spilling whiskey. Copyright by Parsloe & Vance. Published in: Many nations: A Library of Congress resource guide for the study of Indian and Alaska native peoples ... More

Caricature of an African American child drinking ink; image caption reads "Nigger milk"

Caricature of an African American child drinking ink; image caption re...

Reproduction of watercolor by O. Twelvetrees. Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records. Copyright by Morris & Bendien, N.Y. Collection finding... More

Where the blame lies / Hamilton., Political Cartoon

Where the blame lies / Hamilton., Political Cartoon

Cartoon shows a man holding a top hat in one hand and gesturing toward horde of arriving immigrants labeled "German socialist," "Russian anarchist," "Polish vagabond," "Italian brigand," "English convict," "Iri... More

Stop your cruel oppression of the Jews / Flohri.

Stop your cruel oppression of the Jews / Flohri.

Print shows an aged man labeled "Russian Jew" carrying a large bundle labeled "Oppression" on his back; hanging from the bundle are weights labeled "Autocracy," "Robbery," "Cruelty," "Assassination," "Deception... More

Caricature, Teddy in the African Jungle, public domain cartoon image

Caricature, Teddy in the African Jungle, public domain cartoon image

Print shows Theodore Roosevelt shooting a lion in a jungle, as caricatured Africans watch. G20680 U.S. Copyright Office

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Dark artillery, or, How to make the contrabands useful

Cartoon showing Afro-American men with cannons on their backs at Civil War battle scene. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861 Oct. 26, p. 368, top.

Jas. S. Kirk & Co. Soap Makers - Victorian era public domain image

Jas. S. Kirk & Co. Soap Makers - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4562 ( tradecards,4562 ) .. Subject (TGM): Children; Afro-Americans; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Household soap; Dressing & grooming equipment; Cosmetics & soap; Cotton; Cotton pickers... More

Needed the money / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Needed the money / Frank A. Nankivell '99.

Print shows an Irish American miner returning home to his wife who asks why he is later than usual, suspecting that the miners are on strike again. Caption: Mrs. Dolan (as her husband returns at an unusual hou... More

Don't be mad with me - Public domain scan / print

Don't be mad with me - Public domain scan / print

Photograph shows two small children, an African American boy and a Caucasian girl, holding a doll, sitting together on a crate.

"Cud ah have jes' one peek, boss? Ah've always un'erstood dere wuz machinery in 'em"

"Cud ah have jes' one peek, boss? Ah've always un'erstood dere wuz mac...

Cartoon of an African American gentleman with a jug, stopping to talk with a white man dressed in a coat, hat, and goggles, opening the hood to his car. Editorial marks below image. No copyright information fou... More

Bull-Dozing / Landy, Photo., Cincinnati, O .

Bull-Dozing / Landy, Photo., Cincinnati, O .

Photograph shows a drawing of Caucasian toddler laughing and an African American toddler crying. Gladstone's inventory number and notes: CDV78; Children. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1877,... More

Not speculating now monologue - Public domain theatrical script
The contrast / R. Dighton, delin., British Cartoon Print

The contrast / R. Dighton, delin., British Cartoon Print

Political cartoon showing two men representing England and France seated and looking angrily at each other. The Frenchman is holding container (of snuff?) and the Englishman is smoking pipe and holding newspape... More

The great "scrub" race - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Congress

The great "scrub" race - Public domain graphic arts, Library of Congre...

Print with two images showing five women of various ethnic stereotypes engaged in a competition using different brands of mops; the woman using the "Eureka" mop outlasting the others. In the top image, one woma... More

"The Home Stretch in Florida" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

"The Home Stretch in Florida" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

A postcard with a blue handwritten letter on it. A postcard with a handwritten letter. Public domain postcard scan.

Thanksgiving scene in ye old Plymouth colony / Ehrhart.

Thanksgiving scene in ye old Plymouth colony / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a Thanksgiving Day celebration at Plymouth Colony with a "Hot Dog" vendor in the foreground, a "Pink Firewater" booth on the upper left, where the Natives have congregated, and a large group ... More

A literary debate in the Darktown Club--The question settled / Tho. Worth.

A literary debate in the Darktown Club--The question settled / Tho. Wo...

Caricature of two African American men, seated on floor, after a fight over a political debate. One with picture of G. Washington broken over his head, the other seated on poster advertising "De lions ob debate... More

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in France., British Cartoon Print

The Contrast a French prisoner in England, an English prisoner in Fran...

Political cartoon showing French prisoner in England seated at table with plum pudding and woman serving him a large beef roast; in France a skinny English prisoner looks with disgust at food being served to hi... More

Free Negroes in Hayti - Public domain book illustration

Free Negroes in Hayti - Public domain book illustration

Satire on the savage condition of blacks in Haiti as cannibals who sacrifice children. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 27.

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company - Public domain old map

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company - Public domain old map

: tradecards,4040 ( tradecards,4040 ) .. Subject (TGM): Coffee industry; Statehood; Maps; Cotton industry; Cotton plantations; Cotton pickers; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes;

Grand football march--darktown against Blackville: a scrimmage

Grand football march--darktown against Blackville: a scrimmage

Title taken from item Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 2698

Caricature, A base hit / Thomas Worth., public domain cartoon image

Caricature, A base hit / Thomas Worth., public domain cartoon image

Cartoon showing fat black man hit in the stomach by ball as three black players race for the ball. Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series.

The new Uncle Sam How the Farmers' Alliance propose to have the government run when they get the power / / Gillam.

The new Uncle Sam How the Farmers' Alliance propose to have the govern...

Man holding "farm mortgage" and facing Uncle Sam, portrayed with features frequently associated with Jewish stereotypes, who stands next to sign reading, "Your Uncle Sam will advance money on crops and make loa... More

The coon club hunt--"Taking a header"

The coon club hunt--"Taking a header"

Title transcribed from item. Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1370.

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to the Promis'd-Land / Js Gy,  des. et fec., British Cartoon Print

The prophet of the Hebrews, the prince of peace conducting the Jews to...

Print showing Richard Brothers holding a Bible turned to Book of Revelations, carrying on his back a "Bundle of the Elect" containing Charles James Fox, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Charles Stanhope, and Lord La... More

Mac-arel / lith. of L. Rosenthal.

Mac-arel / lith. of L. Rosenthal.

Print shows a fish on land, a mackerel, with the head of an Irishman, wearing a necktie and hat, and smoking a clay pipe. Plate possibly from: Comic Natural History of the Human Race / Henry L. Stephens. Phila... More

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / F. Opper.

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / ...

Illustration shows a scene in a kitchen with a petite woman imploring her muscular Irish cook to continue in her duties; the cook shakes her fist in defiance. Illus. from Puck, v. 13, no. 322, (1883 May 9), co... More

Arbuckles Stores - Victorian era public domain image

Arbuckles Stores - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4097 ( tradecards,4097 ) .. Subject (TGM): Afro-Americans; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Satires (Visual works); Coffee industry;

Sunday morning. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Sunday morning. 19th century, Library of Congress collection

Photograph shows one African American man shaving another. 48756 U.S. Copyright Office. Stamped on photograph: Copyright by Knaffl & Bros, Knoxville, Tenn.

"They stopped and looked me over"

"They stopped and looked me over"

Photograph illustrates a line from a song by Gene Jefferson entitled "Coon! Coon! Coon!" and shows a couple pausing in a park as an African American man sits on a bench. H5596 U.S. Copyright Office.

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

"Alligator Bait" - postcard to Frederick Hoeing

Public domain photograph of a postcard, historic place view, landmark, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

"A Native Product" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1916

"A Native Product" - postcard mailed to Frederick Hoeing, 1916

Picryl description: Public domain image of children, kids, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

A clean sweep / Thomas Worth. - Lithograph, public domain, Library of Congress

A clean sweep / Thomas Worth. - Lithograph, public domain, Library of ...

Cartoon showing Afro-Americans in pool room with one of them being driven out by the other players.

John Bull in his glory, British Cartoon Print

John Bull in his glory, British Cartoon Print

Political cartoon showing Englishman seated at table with plum pudding, surrounded by woman nursing baby, woman serving large beef roast, another man, two children, and a dog. Below is poem contrasting the Engl... More

Jim Crow - Print, Library of Congress collection

Jim Crow - Print, Library of Congress collection

Print shows African American man in tattered clothes walking or dancing as a couple of animals dressed as humans stroll alongside a river with a steamboat and sailboat. Mounted with another print of Jim Crow s... More

Love and beauty--Sartjee the Hottentot Venus, British Cartoon Print

Love and beauty--Sartjee the Hottentot Venus, British Cartoon Print

Print shows Sarah Baartman, a South African woman known as the Hottentot Venus, mostly naked, holding a long pole and smoking a pipe. A cupid sits on her exaggerated derriere saying "Take care of your hearts." ... More

Our goddess of liberty - Public domain  print

Our goddess of liberty - Public domain print

Print shows profile portraits of an Irish(?) woman, an African woman, a Native American woman, and an Asian woman surrounding a traditional image of Miss Liberty. Title continues: What is she to be? To what co... More

Puck magazine cover - Democracy's opportunity / J. Keppler.

Puck magazine cover - Democracy's opportunity / J. Keppler.

Print shows a man labeled "Republican War Record" standing in a pond labeled "Republican Corruption Water", yelling to an Irishman wearing a hat labeled "Democracy", gathering up the Republican's clothing label... More

Arbuckle Bros. - Victorian era public domain image

Arbuckle Bros. - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4274 ( tradecards,4274 ) .. Subject (TGM): Ethnic groups; Coffee industry; Canoes; Animals; Hippopotamuses; Children; Ethnic stereotypes; Rivers; Animal traps;

Higgins German Laundry Soap - Victorian era public domain image

Higgins German Laundry Soap - Victorian era public domain image

: tradecards,4580 ( tradecards,4580 ) .. Subject (TGM): Women; Mothers & children; Bathing; Wash tubs; Household soap; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Racism; Afro-Americans; Laundry; Dressing & groomi... More

"I had my face enameled"

"I had my face enameled"

Photograph illustrates a line from a song by Gene Jefferson entitled "Coon! Coon! Coon!" and shows an African American man having his face lightened. H5594 U.S. Copyright Office.

How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam's boot kicking a Chinese immigrant off a dock as part of an anti-Chinese immigration campaign. Vignettes show how the Chinese can possibly emigrate to the United States, by coming a... More

"Yonkle then commenced to pray"

"Yonkle then commenced to pray"

Proof of lantern slide that illustrates lyrics to the song Yonkle, the Cow-Boy Jew by Will J. Harris (composer lyricist) and Harry I. Robinson (composer) shows Yonkle Finkelstein praying as cowboy holds a noose... More

Flooey and Axel. Axel is confused by what he sees

Flooey and Axel. Axel is confused by what he sees

Five-frame comic strip. While hunting, Axel thinks he sees big game, but it is really an Indian wearing feathers. He punches the Indian, only to discover that Flooey has hired him as a guide. Copyright 1915 b... More

Don't be a dope! Order from S.N.L's Oh, one cannot really decree that depots mind-readers should be. If your order for parts must be read by black arts, let's make the above S.O.P.

Don't be a dope! Order from S.N.L's Oh, one cannot really decree that ...

Poster shows a dark-skinned man in a turban reading the mind of Joe Dope.

The coon club hunt--"Taking a header"

The coon club hunt--"Taking a header"

Title transcribed from item. Caricature issued as part of the "Darktown comics" series. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 1370.

Lawn tennis an exciting moment / / WLS.

Lawn tennis an exciting moment / / WLS.

Variant title on verso: Lawn tennis in darkyville an exciting moment. (DLC/PP-1933:0118). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as comic in: Harper's young people, 7:5... More

Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

Poor Sawney in sweetbriars / Rd. Newton del et fecit.

Illustration shows two grotesquely caricatured Scots passing on the road, one, a peddler of sewing wares, says to the other who is somewhat emaciated, "What the deel is the matter with you Sawney?" to which he ... More

"This is a white man's government" "We regard the Reconstruction Acts (so called) of Congress as usurpations, and unconstitutional, revolutionary, and void" - Democratic Platform / / Th. Nast.

"This is a white man's government" "We regard the Reconstruction Acts ...

Cartoon showing man with belt buckle "CSA" holding a knife "the lost cause," a stereotyped Irishman holding club "a vote," and another man wearing a button "5 Avenue" and holding wallet "capital for votes," wit... More

Getting up steam - Print, Library of Congress collection

Getting up steam - Print, Library of Congress collection

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: loc.gov Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Bruns, William, copyright claimant. Blind stamp on... More

The Jewish type. Profile - Public domain  print

The Jewish type. Profile - Public domain print

Public domain photograph of 19th-century stereoscopic card, portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Puck magazine cover - "The irrepressible conflict" / C.J. Taylor.

Puck magazine cover - "The irrepressible conflict" / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a monkey wearing a military uniform, holding a sword labeled "Clan-na-Gael" and a flag that states "No Peaceful Solution! War!", standing on soil labeled "United States", looking across the "Atlanti... More

The F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co., established 1824, Bock beer

The F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co., established 1824, Bock beer

General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: loc.gov Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005-2017. Schaefer, F. & M., Brewing Co., advertiser. Ottman... More

Sure to enjoy it / O'Neill. - Public domain  engraving

Sure to enjoy it / O'Neill. - Public domain engraving

Illustration shows a Jewish family getting ready to attend the theater. Caption: Mrs. Bernstein (getting ready for the theatre) I see dere vas a real fire-engine in dis blay. / Bernstein (sulkily) Den I von'... More

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