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The old, old story / Dalrymple.

The old, old story / Dalrymple.

Print shows Richard Croker as the Tammany Tiger clutching a large bag labeled "Spoils" and holding a whip labeled "Tammany" and, in his claws, a diminutive man who appears to be holding a paper that states "Rob... more

Twenty years in a bar-room / C.J. Taylor.

Twenty years in a bar-room / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows "Father Knickerbocker" standing at a bar at the "Tammany Inn", drinking "Irish Whiskey", with Richard Croker as the bartender, standing behind the bar, offering "Mixed Drinks Croker Style"; a weepin... more

A desperate situation

A desperate situation

Print shows Charles A. Schieren headed for city hall labeled "Brooklyn", carrying a book labeled "Business Administration Schieren"; in the foreground, Whitelaw Reid is straddling a trunk labeled "To Salt River... more

Thanksgiving / C.J. Taylor.

Thanksgiving / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a vignette cartoon with young women watching a football game at center, and surrounding vignettes depicting William McKinley as Napoleon I, "New Jersey" cleaning up gambling and horse racing, an uni... more

A nice attitude for a United States Senator! / C.J. Taylor.

A nice attitude for a United States Senator! / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows Senator David B. Hill on his knees begging Richard Croker the "Boss of New York" and Hugh McLaughlin the "Boss of Brooklyn" to use their influence to "Please nominate my friend Maynard for Judge of ... more

Wed! "Does oo love oo Tigy-Wigy?" / Dalrymple.

Wed! "Does oo love oo Tigy-Wigy?" / Dalrymple.

Print shows the Tammany Tiger with a shamrock on his hat, hugging a woman labeled "New York City" atop a bridge support tower with a view of the Statue of Liberty in the background. Title from item. Illus. from... more

Beyond resuscitation / J.S. Pughe.

Beyond resuscitation / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows the Tammany Tiger lying on its back on a bed, apparently dead. A notice on the wall states "The Tammany Tiger Executed by the People, November 6, 1894". Archbishop Michael Corrigan is kneeling at be... more

"In at the death" J.S. Pughe

"In at the death" J.S. Pughe

Print shows Charles H. Parkhurst holding a sword labeled "Evidence Against Tammany" and waving the tail he has cut off the Tammany Tiger labeled "Lexow Investigation Exposures", lying dead at his feet. In the b... more

"The independents fought nobly!" / J.S. Pughe.

"The independents fought nobly!" / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows David B. Hill draped over a cannon and Charles A. Dana with many New York politicians, identified as "Croker, Grant, Hinckley, Sheehan, Gilroy, Murphy, McLaughlin, Smyth, [and] Divver", and the Tamm... more

Father Sandow Kickerbocker's terrific feat / F. Opper.

Father Sandow Kickerbocker's terrific feat / F. Opper.

Print shows Father Knickerbocker struggling to hold aloft a dumbbell that is labeled on the left "Plattism" showing Thomas C. Platt with papers labeled "Jobs" and "Deals", and labeled on the right "Crokerism" s... more

The latest version / F. Opper.

The latest version / F. Opper.

Print shows Richard Croker, a Tammany Hall boss, as Hamlet, exiting a castle labeled "Tammany Hall", carrying a moneybag labeled "Pickings" and papers labeled "Deed $90,000 House, Ranch - Racing Stable, [and] I... more

Make a complete job of it, this time! / C.J. Taylor.

Make a complete job of it, this time! / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows three men labeled "Dr. Schurz" holding a large carving knife and sharpening tool, "Dr. Grace", and "Dr. Parkhurst" holding a saw, examining a sick tiger labeled "Tammany"; a medicine case in the for... more

Puck hopes - that Philadelphia will follow the good example of Brooklyn and New York / Dalrymple.

Puck hopes - that Philadelphia will follow the good example of Brookly...

Man "Pattison" and two other men seated in chairs "Mayoralty" and holding papers "Reform", with man "New York" and two women "Philadelphia" and "Brooklyn" standing behind them. Illus. in: Puck, v. 36, no. 936 (... more

The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man / Dalrymple.

The adopted son - he thinks he is bigger than the old man / Dalrymple.

Old man "N.Y. City" carrying "Charter" and facing boy "Brooklyn". Illus. in: Puck, v. 42, no. 1086 (1897 Dec. 29), cover. Copyright by Keppler & Schwarzmann.

New York's new solar system / J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y. ; Keppler.

New York's new solar system / J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y. ; Keppler.

Caricature showing politicians and people representing different professions revolving around head of Richard "Boss" Croker as the Sun. Illus. in: Puck, v. 43, no. 1099 (1898 Mar. 30), centerfold. Copyright by ... more

The tortures of Father Knickerbocker-Tantalus

The tortures of Father Knickerbocker-Tantalus

Father Knickerbocker, chained to "partisan ship" on wall "ring rule", trying to break away, as he looks at grapes "rapid transit". Illus. in: Puck, v. 45, no. 1155 (1899 April 26), cover. Copyright by Keppler &... more

Caesar up to date / Ehrhart.

Caesar up to date / Ehrhart.

Robert Van Wyck, in body of water, holding onto ice blocks "ice trust", and saying to man wearing helmet and holding up life preserver "Tammany machine power", "Help me, Cassius, or I sink!" Illus. in: Puck, v.... more

"Tammany is great and Croker gets the profit" / Keppler.

"Tammany is great and Croker gets the profit" / Keppler.

Caricature showing Richard "Boss" Croker, in attire of a wealthy man, smiling and smoking a cigar, holding knife "Tammany vote", as William Jennings Bryan walks away on crutches. Illus. in: Puck, v. 48, no. 123... more

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

"Pride goeth before destruction" / J.S. Pughe.

Cartoon showing Richard "Boss" Croker as an obese balloon-like man, wearing ribbon "Kansas City Convention", being attacked from behind by a man "Hill" with a spear "N.Y. State Democracy". Illus. in: Puck, v. 4... more

Professor Hadley wants ideals in politics--What's the matter with these? / Keppler.

Professor Hadley wants ideals in politics--What's the matter with thes...

Political cartoon showing child, representing Puck, pointing at Richard "Boss" Croker, Thomas Collier Platt, and Matthew Stanley Quay. Illus. in: Puck, v. 46, no. 1194 (1900 Jan. 24), cover. Copyright by Kepple... more

A new scythe cuts clean / J.S. Pughe.

A new scythe cuts clean / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Mayor Seth Low and Father Knickerbocker standing in the tall grass in front of New York City Hall; Mayor Low is rolling up his sleeves and holding a scythe labeled "New Administration" with w... more

A tidy job; but - / J.S. Pughe.

A tidy job; but - / J.S. Pughe.

Seth Low, as an animal trainer, standing by tiger wrapped in ribbons "civil honesty", "decent government", municipal reforms", etc.; as Charles Francis Murphy stands behind, with large scissors "election 1903".... more

Regulars and irregulars--but all arrayed against a common enemy--"That ammunition fits our gun only" / J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y. ; Keppler.

Regulars and irregulars--but all arrayed against a common enemy--"That...

Tiger in fort with flag "Tammany graft" looking through telescope at Seth Low, who is commanding men as they load large gun "anti-Tammany", with bullets "clean record" "capable administration", and "just return... more

His first bath / Keppler.

His first bath / Keppler.

Cartoon showing "Murphy" putting up sign "Democratic Convention St. Louis July 6th", as "McAdoo" and "McClellan" clean "corruption" and "graft" off of tiger. Illus. in: Puck, v. 55, no. 1418 (1904 May 4), cover... more

"Municipal ownership" / J.S.P.

"Municipal ownership" / J.S.P.

Illustration shows the towering figures of Charles F. Murphy, Michael "Hinky Dink" Kenna, and Israel W. Durham, political bosses respectively of New York City, Chicago, and Philadelphia, placing a medal labeled... more

Dispossessed / Keppler.

Dispossessed / Keppler.

Illustration shows a depressed old man wearing formal clothing, sitting on the sidewalk on small railroad cars labeled "Street Railways", in his pocket is a paper labeled "Expiring Franchises" and protruding fr... more

The municipal big stick / J.S. Pughe.

The municipal big stick / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Father Knickerbocker, a symbolic figure for New York City, holding a large stick labeled "Municipal Ownership" at his side, confronting three animated figures labeled "Electric Light Monopoly... more

Grand Forks City Hall, 404 Second Avenue North, Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, ND

Grand Forks City Hall, 404 Second Avenue North, Grand Forks, Grand For...

Significance: The City Hall is one of four surviving Classical Revival buildings constructed in Grand Forks, the County seat of Grand Forks County, between 1900-1920. In style and material, the City Hall confo... more

Johnstown City Hall, Northeast corner of Main & Market Streets, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

Johnstown City Hall, Northeast corner of Main & Market Streets, Johnst...

Significance: The present city hall was built during a period of great optimism in Johnstown. The previous building on the site, erected in 1872, had been used as a market house, police station, and municipal b... more

DeFremery Park, 1651 Adeline Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

DeFremery Park, 1651 Adeline Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

A 2016 HALS HEROES PROJECT. The Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) generously funds a program administered by the Northern California Chapter of the Historic Amer... more

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Intendant of the Princedom of Catalonia, in the case against the Municipal Government of the city of Vic for tax fraud

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Int...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Significance: The construction of Skagway's first City Hall began in autumn 1897. A one-story (with attic) single-room structure, approximately 26' square, City Hall was built with horizontally laid hewn logs,... more

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Intendant of the Princedom of Catalonia, in the case against the Municipal Government of the city of Vic for tax fraud

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Int...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Significance: The construction of Skagway's first City Hall began in autumn 1897. A one-story (with attic) single-room structure, approximately 26' square, City Hall was built with horizontally laid hewn logs,... more

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Intendant of the Princedom of Catalonia, in the case against the Municipal Government of the city of Vic for tax fraud

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Int...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Skagway City Hall, 350 Fifth Avenue, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Significance: The construction of Skagway's first City Hall began in autumn 1897. A one-story (with attic) single-room structure, approximately 26' square, City Hall was built with horizontally laid hewn logs,... more

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Intendant of the Princedom of Catalonia, in the case against the Municipal Government of the city of Vic for tax fraud

Sentence of August 19, 1726 issued by Andrés Pérez Brecho, General Int...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on behalf Juan Febrer, a pharmacist of the village of Santa Coloma de Centellas, in the case against the Municipal Government of said village of Santa Coloma de Centelles, concerning certain p

Judgment of November 19, 1728 issued by Ignacio Sallés de Rius on beha...

Title devised, in English, by Library staff. Jurisdiction covered: Spain. Also available on microfilm (Law Library Microfilm 84/10004). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Docume... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more

The French commune as a unit of government

The French commune as a unit of government

Also available in digital form.

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford County, OH

Crestline City Hall, Bucyrus & Thoman Streets, Crestline, Crawford Cou...

Significance: The Crestline City Hall has stood as a monument to the small central Ohio town's civic pride for 101 years. Built at the height of the City's heyday as a bustling railroad center, the structure wa... more