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A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before you, gentlemen, were called to a share in the Legislation, the House of Assembly was considered as the grand paladium of the people of liberty ... [Signed] A freeholder of Lilip

A letter to the majority of the General Assembly of Liliput. Before yo...

Imprint 3.; On verso: S; 1768 ?. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 104, Folder 31.

philosophers from "An introduction to the principles of morals and legislation"

philosophers from "An introduction to the principles of morals and leg...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "An introduction to the principles of morals and legislation". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the Br... More

The Globe-man after hearing of the vote on the sub-Treasury bill

The Globe-man after hearing of the vote on the sub-Treasury bill

Evidently a companion to "The Globe Man Listening to Webster's speech on the Specie Circular" (no. 1838-3), the small, bust-length caricature of Democratic editor Francis Preston Blair shows him looking even mo... More

Protection -- Currency. If Congress after adjusting the tariff bill will add the following section, it can be removed from any further legislation until our manufactures are established on a firm basis, and a per centage reduction can be made on

Protection -- Currency. If Congress after adjusting the tariff bill wi...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 243, Folder 10.

"The School of Legislation" in Lincoln's-Inn Hall, from the "Illustrated London News"

"The School of Legislation" in Lincoln's-Inn Hall, from the "Illustrat...

After George Frederic Watts (British, London 1817–1904 London)

Stereobild med motiv av norska stortingsbyggnaden, uppförd 1866 efter ritningar av den svenske arkitekten Emil Viktor Langlet.

Stereobild med motiv av norska stortingsbyggnaden, uppförd 1866 efter ...

Stereobild med motiv av norska stortingsbyggnaden, uppförd 1866 efter ritningar av den svenske arkitekten Emil Viktor Langlet.

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance of power, to control legislation, and to make the national government auxiliary to its purpose ... [Three songs] [n. p. 1864].

The true issue. The aim of slavery has ever been to obtain the balance...

Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 235, Folder 9.

Old friends meet at federal Reserve building dedication. Washington, D.C., Oct. 20. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, widow of the war-time President who founded the Federal Reserve System, chats with Senator Carter Glass of Virginia as they attend the ceremonies dedicating the new Federal Reserve building today. Senator Glass was Secretary of the Treasury during the Wilson Administration and helped frame the Federal Reserve Legislation. 10/20/37
Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Print shows a man labeled "Tax Payer" fallen on steps labeled "Congress", he has a large boulder labeled "War Taxes on Iron on Sugar on Cloth Salt Leather [and] Linens" strapped to his back. On the steps is a s... More

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a slice / F. Opper.

A free feast for the congressional colored boys - they are all after a...

Print shows several legislators slicing up a large watermelon labeled "River and Harbor Bill" in an effort to carry off a share for themselves, while Chester A. Arthur sleeps in the shade of a tree in the backg... More

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

A sop to Cerberus / Gillam.

Print shows Chester A. Arthur offering a "Bill Excluding Chinese for 10 Years", in the shape of a Chinese man's face, to a three-headed Cerberus labeled "Western Vote" with the heads labeled "Demagogue, Hoodlum... More

Let us have a good bankruptcy law, as a protection against the "preferred creditor" swindle / J.K.

Let us have a good bankruptcy law, as a protection against the "prefer...

Print shows Puck carrying a "Petition - To the 48th Congress" at the head of a long procession of well-dressed businessmen who want Congress to enact a "Good Bankruptcy Law" that would identify fraudulent conve... More

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Print shows two old men, one of whom may be Uncle Sam holding a glass, sitting at a table in a saloon, on which is a large bottle of alcohol labeled "Regulated Ohio Brand", on a shelf behind them are other bott... More

What 's in it? / Gillam.

What 's in it? / Gillam.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam sitting at a table in the "Congresssional Lunch Rooms", he is being served a large sausage labeled "Tariff Bill" by a waiter labeled "Republican", another waiter labeled "Democrat" ... More

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Bravo! Señor Clevelando!! / Gillam.

Illustration shows Grover Cleveland, former mayor of Buffalo and current governor of New York, as a bullfighter standing with his right foot on the head a bison labeled "Buffalo Democracy" with one dart labeled... More

Christmas at Washington / J. Keppler '83.

Christmas at Washington / J. Keppler '83.

Print shows several members of Congress around a large Christmas tree labeled "Tax Surplus" decorated with money bags labeled "Surplus"; the legislators carry bags in which to place the bags of surplus they plu... More

The slush will have to stay / F. Graetz.

The slush will have to stay / F. Graetz.

Illustration shows a sleepy Uncle Sam wearing a robe and standing in the snow marked with "$" at the foot of snow-covered steps, with the "U.S. Treasury" in the background; he is handing a shovel labeled "Repea... More

Made harmless at last! / F. Graetz.
Blundering in a perilous position / Gillam.

Blundering in a perilous position / Gillam.

Illustration shows a camel that has collasped under the weight of it's burden labeled "Amendments" and Samuel J. Randall who is riding on top; concerned travelers include John Kelly, Samuel J. Tilden, Henry Wat... More

The old lion and the ass / Gillam.

The old lion and the ass / Gillam.

Illustration shows an injured lion, with the face of Ulysses S. Grant, lying on the ground next to a paper that states "An Appeal to the People, U.S. Grant", just beyond the lion is a donkey wearing a military ... More

This is what the "freedom of worship" bill means - can we hold the evil in check? / J. Keppler.

This is what the "freedom of worship" bill means - can we hold the evi...

Illustration shows a female figure with a shield labeled "Tolerance" and a sword labeled "Knowledge", using a cord labeled "Equality" to hold back a large snake labeled "Freedom Worship Bill" that has ensnared ... More

The attack on our outer ramparts - first the house of refuge - then the public schools - then - the Constitution! / J. Keppler.

The attack on our outer ramparts - first the house of refuge - then th...

Illustration shows a hapless army of clergymen assulting a fortress labeled "Non-Sectarian Institution" around a building labeled "House of Refuge" with a battering ram labeled "Freedom of Worship Bill", one bi... More

Corrupt legislation, Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson building, Washington DC

Corrupt legislation, Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson building, W...

Semi-circular panel from mural entitled The Government by Elihu Vedder, in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress, showing man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an un... More

Will it down at their bidding?

Will it down at their bidding?

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

Will it down at their bidding?
She 's all right / Ehrhart.

She 's all right / Ehrhart.

Print shows an angel labeled "National Credit" with wings labeled "Sound Financial Policy" and "Repeal of Sherman Silver Law" rising above the flames of the wreck of the "U.S. Treasury", with among the wreckage... More

Out of the silver flood! / Dalrymple.

Out of the silver flood! / Dalrymple.

Print shows Uncle Sam trying to climb out of a flood of silver coinage toward elevated ground labeled "Repeal of the Sherman Law by the 53rd Congress" using a rope labeled "Public Opinion" while carrying a fema... More

The universal scape-goat

The universal scape-goat

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Hands across the sea
The universal scape-goat
A X-mas dream
A X-mas dream

A X-mas dream

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Hands across the sea

Hands across the sea

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

They mourn their loss / J.S. Pughe.

They mourn their loss / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows William McKinley, Benjamin Harrison, and John Sherman as old women in mourning among gravestones labeled "Here lies our dear McKinley Bill. Ruthlessly assassinated in the flower of its youth by the ... More

Don't!! / Dalrymple. Joseph Pulitzer

Don't!! / Dalrymple. Joseph Pulitzer

Print shows a man, possibly Joseph Pulitzer, dressed as a jester holding papers labeled "Income Tax Law", which he is pointing to with his right hand, standing before a woman labeled "Democracy" who is sitting ... More

"I am a Democrat!" / C.J. Taylor.

"I am a Democrat!" / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows David B. "Hill" holding a knife labeled "Spite" and sneaking up behind a woman labeled "National Democratic Party" who is sitting at a table, reading a paper labeled "Wilson Bill". Title from item. ... More

After the hold-up / Dalrymple.

After the hold-up / Dalrymple.

Print shows William L. Wilson standing in the street outside the White House, holding open a large carpet bag labeled "Wilson's Free List" which contains papers labeled "Free Wool", he has an umbrella labeled "... More

That settles it! / Dalrymple.

That settles it! / Dalrymple.

Print shows President Cleveland holding a cat by the tail, it has ribbons labeled "Bland Seignorage Silver Bill"; Cleveland has used the ribbons to tie a rock labeled "Veto" to the cat, which he drops over a cliff.

A relic of the dark ages / F. Opper.

A relic of the dark ages / F. Opper.

Print shows John Bull standing in the "House of Lords", looking over a curtain at an old man wearing a crown and robe, clutching a large book labeled "Mediæval Traditions of the British Peerage" and a large sc... More

America's partisan "patriots" / C.J. Taylor.

America's partisan "patriots" / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows Benjamin Harrison pointing to himself, John Sherman with a sign that states "The Sherman Bill Did It!", William McKinley holding a sign that states "The McKinley Bill Did It!", and Thomas B. Reed po... More

A painful prophetic vision / F.M. Hutchins.

A painful prophetic vision / F.M. Hutchins.

Print shows a well-dressed, grand old woman sitting in a chair, with a comb labeled "Republican Party" in her hair, and newspapers on the floor around her with headlines "Evening Reporter - Commerce Picking Up ... More

Elihu Vedder - [Study for figure in Corrupt legislation]

Elihu Vedder - [Study for figure in Corrupt legislation]

Study drawing shows the allegorical central figure in the Library of Congress mural Corrupt legislation holding her scale. She wears some drapery. The mural was installed in the Jefferson Building in 1896. Gift... More

Elihu Vedder - [Corrupt legislation]

Elihu Vedder - [Corrupt legislation]

Design drawing for lunette mural in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building main reading room shows corrupt legislation symbolized by a scantily clothed woman holding half of a scale onto which a weal... More

Massachusetts District Police Boiler Inspection Department, Acts of 1895, Chapter 471
[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

[Study for figure in Corrupt legislation without scale]

Study drawing shows the allegorical central figure in the Library of Congress mural Corrupt legislation with a staff across her lap. She wears some drapery. The mural was installed in the Jefferson Building in ... More

Massachusetts District Police Boiler Inspection Department, Acts of 1895 noticification
Not this time! / Dalrymple.

Not this time! / Dalrymple.

Print shows President Cleveland at the helm of the "Ship of State", it's sails labeled "Honest Pensions, Wilson Tariff Bill, Sound Financial Policy, Adherence to the Traditional Policy of Non-Interference", [an... More

[Study for Corrupt legislation - figure at left]

[Study for Corrupt legislation - figure at left]

Drawing shows a girl in classical garb, facing right and holding a distaff and spindle, an allegory of idleness. This is a study for the mural Corrupt legislation, installed in the Jefferson Building of the Lib... More

Elihu Vedder - [Study for Corrupt legislation]

Elihu Vedder - [Study for Corrupt legislation]

Drawing shows the feet and figure of a girl in classical garb, facing right. This is a study for the figure on the left in the mural Corrupt legislation, installed in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Co... More

Un-civil pensions

Un-civil pensions

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

The same old power behind the throne / Dalrymple.

Print shows Speaker of the House, Thomas B. Reed, holding a gavel and "Tariff Legislation", sitting at the Speaker's desk, mindful of the large man, wearing a business suit labeled "Protectionist", sitting behi... More

Un-civil pensions
Reading room vestibule. Corrupt legislation / Elihu Vedder, Rome.

Reading room vestibule. Corrupt legislation / Elihu Vedder, Rome.

Photo of semi-circular panel from mural in the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building entitled The Government, depicting man, woman, and child in classical garb holding an unjust scale.

We four and no more

We four and no more

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

"Every one for himself!" / J.S. Pughe.

"Every one for himself!" / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows two dogs on a table; one dog labeled "Platt" has its front paws on a platter labeled "Patronage" on which is a piece of meat labeled "Raines Bill", the other dog wearing a collar labeled "Croker" is... More

[Corrupt legislation mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress]

[Corrupt legislation mural by Elihu Vedder, Jefferson Building, Librar...

Photo of semi-circular panel in five-part mural called "Government" shows man, woman, and child in classical garb, with woman seated and holding an unjust scale.

A solitary horseman -- G.P.R. James Novels (?)

A solitary horseman -- G.P.R. James Novels (?)

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

A solitary horseman -- G.P.R. James Novels (?)
We four and no more
The mystery explained / Keppler.

The mystery explained / Keppler.

Print shows Speaker of the House, Thomas B. Reed, as a watchdog asleep at his desk on papers labeled "Dingley Tariff Section 22" while a scoundrel labeled "Railroad Lobby" inserts an "Amendment to Section 22 of... More

He never could stand prosperity / Dalrymple.

He never could stand prosperity / Dalrymple.

Print shows a "Hayseed" legislator, possibly meant to represent Frank S. Black, governor of New York, in a stupor, wearing a hat labeled "N.Y. Republican Party", holding a large wine bottle labeled "Hayseed Leg... More

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Triumph for the walking-delegate / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a well-dressed union representative labeled "Walking Delegate" standing outside a prisoner's prison cell, holding a paper that states "Law to Prohibit Convict Labor in State Prisons"; a dejected pri... More

He's back again! / J.S. Pughe.

He's back again! / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a gigantic, well-dressed pig labeled "Protection Glutton" confidently striding into Congress carrying a paper that states "We Demand a Prohibitory Tariff on all Imports, in the Interest of the Suffe... More

Crowning the abomination / Dalrymple.

Crowning the abomination / Dalrymple.

Print shows a huge figure labeled "Tariff for Trusts" wearing a quilted cape labeled with products and percentages, holding papers labeled "Concessions", and sitting between the Senate and House chambers, with ... More

Where would we be? / K.

Where would we be? / K.

Print shows Henry Cabot Lodge labeled "A.D. 1620" cowering before a Native who is about to hit him with a club around which a paper is wrapped that states "An Act to Prevent the Country from being Overrun by Fo... More

The lynching problem / Dalrymple.

The lynching problem / Dalrymple.

Print shows a southern vigilante holding a rope with a noose and a "Sheriff" holding a paper that states "2000 dollars must be paid by the county, for each lynching. Law of South Carolina". An African American ... More

$119,000,000,000 lost to American wage earners during nine years of unemployment. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Questioned by Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney, right, Co-chairman of the Joint Monopoly Committee, Isador Lubin, Commissioner of Labor Statistics, U.S. Depart. Of Labor, explains with a special chart how American wage and salary earners have lost $119,000,000,000 during nine years of unemployment. Lubin was the first witness before the Committee, Joint Legislative-Executive Body Created to Study Economic Ills and Recommend Remedial Legislation
Stereobild med motiv av Corps législatif, den lagstiftande församlingen i Frankrike från 1795 till 1814.

Stereobild med motiv av Corps législatif, den lagstiftande församlinge...

Stereobild med motiv av Corps législatif, den lagstiftande församlingen i Frankrike från 1795 till 1814.

Dorothy Detzer backs NYE-Clark-Bone Bill on neutrality aid rejects Pittman's Washington, D.C., May 4. Dorothy Detzer, representing the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom was a witness this afternoon before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs. She endorsed a neutrality bill by Senators NYE, Clark of Missouri, and Bone which removes presidential discretion from neutrality legislation. She said her organization could not endorse the Pittman cash-and-carry neutrality plan. She defined neutrality as '...abstention from hostile acts...and abstention from changing the policies of the government for the benefit of one belligerent or the other after the war has begun'
Uncle Sam's monetary brains. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. The government's experts on money matters met with Senate and House leaders today to discuss legislation to be submitted to the 75th session of Congress. A discussion was made at the conference to extend the life of important federal monetary lending agencies, and also, to move in giving the President authority to discontinue the R.F.C. at anytime the conditions warrant. In the photograph, left to right: Jesse Jones, Chairman of the Treasury; Senator Pat Harrison, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; and Marriner Eccles, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board
Nesmen question Senate majority leader as he leaves the White House. Washington, D.C., July 17. Emerging from a White House conference with President Roosevelt today, Senate majority leader Alben Barkley announced to reporters that 'no decision had been reached' on the next move in the congressional deadlock over neutrality legislation. He indicated that he might try to keep Congress in session until action on neutrality legislation has been obtained
President confers with advisory business council. Washington D.C. Members of the Advisory Business Council operating in cooperation with Secretary of Commerce Roper met with President Roosevelt at the White House today. Matters discussed at the meeting were not made public but It is believed that pending Congressional legislation was one of the topics. In the photograph, left to right: Laverill Harriman, Clay Williams, Gen. R.E. Wood, George Meade, Chairman of the Council; and Delancey Kounyze
Off-the-record huddle. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Marriner Eccles, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, does a little counting on his fingers as he drives home a point to Senator Pat Harrison, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. They were snapped while attending a conference between the administration fiscal experts and Senate and House leaders to discuss legislation to be submitted to the 75th session of Congress
Victorious purgees shelve administration's neutrality legislation for term. Washington, D.C., July 11. By a vote of 11-12, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today shelved the consideration of neutrality legislation until next term of Congress. By defeating the Pittman Resolution, they dashed the administration's hopes for repealing the arms embargo. Gillette vigorously denied that he voted as he did simply to take revenge for the president's attempt to defeat him at the last election. Both Senator Walter George, left, and Guy Gillette, right, have been in the center of a question mark since it became known that the committee would vote on neutrality legislation today. Both were intended victims of the 1938 [...], and today held controlling votes in the meeting
S.R.O. sign out as Monopoly Committee opens hearings. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. Standing room only was the order today as the Temporary Economic Committee, Joint Legislative-Executive Body Created to Study Economic Ills and Recommend Legislation, opened public hearings at the Capitol today. Isador Lubin, Commissioner of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Labor, was the first witness. In left center of picture can be seen Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney and Rep. Hatton Sumners, CO- Chairman
In spotlight as monopoly investigating committee opens public hearings. Washington, D.C., Dec. 1. The Temporary Economic Committee, Joint Legislative-Executive Body Created to Study Economic Ills and Recommend Remedial Legislation, opened public hearings at the Capitol today. These members of the Committee got together for an informal conference just before the hearing opened. Left to right - Rep. Hatton W. Sumners, Co-Chairman - Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney, Co-chairman - Senator William E. Borah, and Senator William H. King
Columbia professor endorses Thomas Amendment. Washington, D.C., May 8. Dr. James T. Shotwell, Columbia University Professor, witness before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, today endorsed the Thomas Amendment of the Neutrality Act which would permit designation of the aggressor nations and application of economic pressure. He said, 'the time for the determination of policy is now; it should not be left for emergency legislation in the hour of crisis'
The law-mills again at work / Keppler.

The law-mills again at work / Keppler.

Illustration shows "Justice" holding her scales, being buried under an avalanche of paper labeled "Law" as a "Legislator" at the top turns the crank spewing legislation from the U.S. Capitol. Title from item. I... More

Before House Agricultural Committee. Washington, D.C. Testifying before House Agricultural Committee on farm tenant legislation today; Gardner Jackson, representing the Committee on Rural Social Service, that the President proposed farm tenant legislation was totally inadequate
Peace Society spokesman says 'short of war' plans unjustified unless war is seen. Washington, D.C., May 1. Philip Marshall Brown of the American Peace Society today told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that 'measures short of war' are not justified except as they frankly look forward to eventual war. He added that 'to anticipate by legislation the turn of events and unpredictable complications of future wars would seek only to create confusion, and may involve us...with belligerent nations'
Senate and House leaders. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Senator Joseph T. Robinson, Senate Majority Leader, and Speaker Bankhead met today to discuss legislation to be introduced at the new session of Congress
President and Hull urge Congress to reconsider action on neutrality legislation. Washington, D.C., July 14. A photographic copy of the message sent to the House and Senate this afternoon by President Roosevelt and State Secretary Cordell Hull. The 11 page statement urged members of the House and Senate to reconsider its action on the neutrality legislation. Hull's 6-point program for keeping the U.S. out of war was reiterated, to which Sen. Nye remarked, 'It's the curtain drop. The message presented no new arguments, and repetition of old arguments invites old answers.' Majority leader Alben Barkley said the message 'is in harmony with our traditional policy and ought to receive the overwhelming approval of the country'
Immediate legislation needed to take profits out of war, Legion commander tells House committee. Washington D.C. Testifying before the House Military Affairs Committee today, National Commander Harty Colmery, of the American Legion, declared that the European situation had caused a "very definate" public demand for legislation to "take the profits out of war" appearing as the first witness in the Sheppard-Hill bill hearings providing for industrial mobilization and powers for the President to fix price ceilings during war periods, Colmery asserted that the measure would be a powerful deterrent to war
Money experts. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Senator Carter Glass, former Secretary of the Treasury and an expert on monetary matters, pictured with Jesse Jones, Chairman of the R.F.C., as both attended the conference today between leaders of the administration and the Senate and House to discuss legislation to be submitted to the new session
President calls conference of Senate and State Department on neutrality. Washington, D.C., July 18. It was almost midnight tonight when Senators began emerging from the White House after their conference with President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull at which an agreement was reached to allow neutrality legislation to lie dormant until next session, thus, apparently ending a flare-up between congress and the president on the neutrality issue which began when the Senate Foreign Relations Committee refused to take up the question this session. Left to right: Senator Charles L. McNary, Minority leader; Sen. Warren Austin of Vermont; Sen. Key Pittman, Chairman of the Foregin Relations Committee; Sen. William E. Borah of Idaho, and Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Senator Alben Barkley, Majority Leader and Vice President Garner remained inside to talk further with the president
A House whisper. Washington, D.C., Jan. 7. Rep. Sam Rayburn, new majority leader of the House, whispers in to the ear of Senator Carter Glass, the monetary expert of the Senate, as both attend the conference today at the Capitol between administration leaders and Senate and House leaders to discuss monetary legislation to be submitted to the new session of Congress
In dire distress / Keppler.

In dire distress / Keppler.

Illustration shows George Edmunds, Mark Hanna(?), and another man onboard a grounded ship labeled "Shipping Subsidy Bill" in rough seas labeled "Press Attacks." The ship rests on rocks labeled "Opposition." Tit... More

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed / J.S. Pughe.

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows an angry Uncle Sam holding up a lantern labeled "Congressional Legislation" to illuminate a rotund man wearing a crown labeled "Trusts" and a robe decorated with dollar signs, there is a ring... More

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed

Uncle Sam shining bright lamp of "Congressional Legislation" on king wearing crown labeled "trusts" and sitting on throne of ledgers and account books. Color lithograph after J.S. Pughe. Illus. in: Puck, Feb. 5... More

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed / J.S. Pughe ; J. Ottmann Lith. Co., Puck Bldg., N.Y.

The kind of anti-trust legislation that is needed / J.S. Pughe ; J. Ot...

Cartoon showing Uncle Sam shining light, "congressional legislation", on king, "trusts". Illus. in: Puck, 1902 Feb. 5. Copyright by Keppler & Swartzmann.

This cat escapes the Senate with a few of its nine lives left; - will it lose them in the House? / J.S.P.

This cat escapes the Senate with a few of its nine lives left; - will ...

Illustration shows a view in the Senate chamber at the U.S. Capitol of a large cat with papers tied around its waist labeled "Ship Subsidy Bill"; it is making a mad dash for a door as senators throw ink pots an... More

Pick a winner

Pick a winner

Cartoon shows an unidentified man, possibly Attorney General Philander Knox, on the left holding sheet "Remove Dutch standard technicality [paragraph] 209 Tariff Law 1897" and Henry Thomas Oxnard on the right h... More

American Legion Legislation Committee
For he's a jolly good fellow

For he's a jolly good fellow

Man representing railroads at left with paper, "A few little amendments to the rate bill"; bull at right with cleaver, "Beef trusts" and bag labeled "U.S. to pay $3,000,000 for inspection"; man in center probab... More

Veterans of the late war / Keppler.

Veterans of the late war / Keppler.

Illustration shows Benjamin R. Tillman, Joseph W. Bailey, and William E. Chandler as war veterans playing musical instruments and marching; Tillman carries a banner labeled "The Original Rate Bill" and Bailey's... More

"Killed in committee" / J.S. Pughe.

"Killed in committee" / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Nelson W. Aldrich as a large spider on a cobweb labeled "Senate Committee Room" spread between the U.S. Capitol and a "Standard Oil" tower, on which several flies labeled "Anti-Trust Bill, Fr... More

The hired assassin : the Philippine Tariff bill was killed in the Senate February 26, 1906

The hired assassin : the Philippine Tariff bill was killed in the Sena...

(DLC/PP-1937:0048). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as cover of: Collier's weekly, vol. 36 (March 24, 1906).

The headsman / J.S. Pughe.

The headsman / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a large man wearing a red outfit, labeled "The Senate", and holding an axe above his head, about to chop a legislative bill, shown as rolled-up papers, labeled "Progressive Legislation", othe... More

A Congressional Deadlock

A Congressional Deadlock

This illustration entitled, "A Congressional Deadlock", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on December 27, 1906, shows a member of both the House and the Senate politely defe... More

Bright Prospects for Suffrage Legislation

Bright Prospects for Suffrage Legislation

Hearings on the suffrage amendment and the third class cities tax suffrage bill are scheduled in Albany, February 6-7

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