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Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Set to between Old Hickory and Bully Nick

Satire on the public conflict between Andrew Jackson and Nicholas Biddle over the future of the Bank of the United States, and the former's campaign to destroy it. The print is sympathetic to Jackson, portrayi... More

A Democratic voter. Book illustration from Library of Congress

A Democratic voter. Book illustration from Library of Congress

The artist satirizes the split in party loyalties between the Locofoco and Tammany factions of New York City Democrats. In particular he belittles the Irish immigrants widely recruited by the party at the time... More

Triumphal procession of the eagle and other birds, at the April election 1837

Triumphal procession of the eagle and other birds, at the April electi...

A parade of jubilant New York City Whigs, led by successful mayoral candidate Aaron Clark (at right, with walking stick). Clark, who defeated Tammany candidate John J. Morgan in the Spring election, walks arm-i... More

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 independents

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 in...

Democratic senator Nathaniel P. Tallmadge of New York was the leader of the conservative or pro-Bank Democrats. Here Clay satirizes Tallmadge's attempts to undermine party support for Van Buren's hard money fis... More

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... More

Going the whole hog

Going the whole hog

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 would-be mayor preparing to quell a riot

The would-be mayor preparing to quell a riot

A disparaging portrayal of New York Tammany Democrats and their candidate for mayor in the April 1837 municipal elections. Here the angular, aristocratic candidate John J. Morgan presents a striking contrast to... More

Sub treasurers meeting in England

Sub treasurers meeting in England

A satire on corruption among Tammany officeholders in New York, showing absconded former Collector of the Port Samuel Swartwout and federal District Attorney William M. Price in London. The massive fraud and em... More

The three mares/mayors, New York course, spring races, 1838

The three mares/mayors, New York course, spring races, 1838

A satire on the 1838 New York mayoralty contest, here shown as a horse race between (left to right) Whig candidate Aaron Clark, Democrat Richard Riker, and Loco Foco Democrat Isaac L. Varian. Clark is clearly i... More

June bugs squirting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

June bugs squirting. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Tammany Hall's political manipulation of the New York Fire Department is the artist's obvious target here, although the print's precise meaning is unclear. The frame of reference may be the creation, in 1839, ... More

The forty thieves or the common scoundrels of New-York

The forty thieves or the common scoundrels of New-York

The title continues: "Breaking up of a Grand Spree in the Tea Room & total abflustification of the common scoundrels." Weitenkampf calls the print a satirical look at members of the New York Common Council "aft... More

Democratic simplicity or the arrival of our favourite son

Democratic simplicity or the arrival of our favourite son

A satirical attack on alleged excesses in the Van Buren administration and on the President's Loco Foco or radical Democratic supporters in New York. Martin Van Buren rides past New York's Tammany Hall in a lu... More

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressive democracy, nominated by the Democratic Party in Tammany Hall and elected to the New York legislature in Nov. 1846 / J. Penniman, 1847 ; lith. of G. Snyder 122 Fulton St. N.Y.

Mike Walsh. The people's champion and leader of the yound or progressi...

Print shows Mike Walsh, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. Includes text listing "a few of the peculiar doctrines of which he is the father and chosen advocate"; also, a facsimile signature.

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Crowd of men in room, one talking to man at a table, Tammany Hall, New York City. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 48 (1856 Nov. 8), p. 352.

The banks on a "bust"

The banks on a "bust"

"Ohio Life & Trust" bank building with head and legs seated on ground with bottles labeled "Bear" and "Bull". Other banks(?) with heads and legs about to topple over. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's... More

The ball at Tammany Hall, New York, on January 8, 1860, in commemoration of the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans

The ball at Tammany Hall, New York, on January 8, 1860, in commemorati...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1860. Reference copy may be in LOT 4394 A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

... At a special meeting of the Democratic republican general committee, of the City of New York, held at Tammany Hall, on Friday evening, April 26th, 1861, the following proceedings were had ... [New York 1861].

... At a special meeting of the Democratic republican general committe...

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 123, Folder 19.

Interior view of Tammany Hall, decorated for the National Convention July 4th 1868
Interior of Tammany Hall, New York--the Democratic convention in session / From photographs by Rockwood and sketches by Theodore R. Davis.

Interior of Tammany Hall, New York--the Democratic convention in sessi...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1868 July 18, pp. 456-457.

Tammany Society, or Columbian Order. Founded in 1789. Tammany Hall, New York, June 15, 1870. Dear Sir: The Tammany Society ... will, as is its yearly custom, celebrate the coming Fourth of July ... [New York, 1870].
The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. Nast.

The President of the United States and his Cabinet for 1872(?) / Th. N...

Illustration shows at center and under heading "'We Propose' (When things blow over) When?" William M. Tweed standing, holding a paper labeled "Political Economy by Boss Tweed", and in his shadow John T. Hoffma... More

[Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1875 elections: "Tammany's Waterloo" trumpeting elephant standing on crushed remnants of "Reformed Tammany Hall"] / Th. Nast.

[Cartoon relating to Republican defeat of Tammany Hall candidates in 1...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1875 Nov. 20. Reference copy may be in LOT 4405. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Tammany Hall; Pol. elections...; Cartoons, US Nov... More

Why we reform

Why we reform

Copyright 1876 by C.J. Converse. Title appears as it is written on the item. Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)

Tweed-le-dee and Tilden-dum / Th. Nast.

Tweed-le-dee and Tilden-dum / Th. Nast.

Boss Tweed, as policeman, wearing uniform of convict, holding two boys by the collar with one hand, and holding up billy club with the other. Reform Tweed: "If all the people want is to have somebody arrested, ... More

The passing of Bourke Cockran
The passing of Bourke Cockran

The passing of Bourke Cockran

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

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Unwelcome passengers / J.A. Wales.

Print shows a coach labeled "Rural Democracy" filled with "Rural Regulars" carrying their farm tools, racing "To the State Convention", driven by Samuel J. Tilden, with John Kelly representing "Tammany Hall" an... More

John Kelly galvanizes the corpse of Tammany / F. Graetz.

John Kelly galvanizes the corpse of Tammany / F. Graetz.

Print shows John Kelly trying to bring Tammany Hall back to life by turning an electrical apparatus labeled "Deal with the Republicans" connected to an "Anti-Monopoly" device, then with wires spelling "Patronag... More

["Tammany Hall is going to the inauguration." News.  They can't help themselves]

["Tammany Hall is going to the inauguration." News. They can't help t...

Tammany boss Honest John Kelly leads a parade of men who carry a banner that reads, "Tammany Hall. 'This Is Our Funeral'." Kelly leans on a cane and wears a shoulder sling for an injured arm. One eye is cover... More

Tammany "workers" at the polls in Pell Street, New York - the beginning of a free fight / W.A. Rogers.

Tammany "workers" at the polls in Pell Street, New York - the beginnin...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1889 Nov. 16, p. 920.

Tammany Hall, 14th Street, New York (City)

Tammany Hall, 14th Street, New York (City)

Stereograph showing exterior view of Tammany Hall from the street.

New York. New York (state) 19th Century Stereoscope Card.
The Bottling Up of David Bennett Hill

The Bottling Up of David Bennett Hill

This illustration entitled "The Bottling Up of David Bennett Hill", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on August 29, 1898, shows ex-Senator David B. Hill attempting to enter ... More

Dick Croker leaving Tammany Hall /

Dick Croker leaving Tammany Hall /

"A very lifelike picture of the famous New York politician and Tammany Hall boss. This picture was taken on Sunday morning as he was leaving the 14th Street Wigwam, accompanied by a number of prominent New York... More

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

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

Illustration shows Richard Croker looking pleased with himself, holding a large knife labeled "Tammany Vote" behind his back; hobbling down the road in the background is a wounded William Jennings Bryan. Title ... More

Anticipating a Rough Voyage

Anticipating a Rough Voyage

This illustration entitled, "Anticipating a Rough Voyage", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Post on September 10, 1901, depicts Richard Croker, leader of New York's political ma... More

Willing to be hitched

Willing to be hitched

A tired, patched-up mule labeled, "Murphy Assembly," tagged with the election date of "Nov. 4.," wears blinders and has a tin can tied to its tail. The mule stands before a wagon marked "Gov. Glynn's Programme... More

Tammany Hall & 14th St. West

Tammany Hall & 14th St. West

New York City. J193919 U.S. Copyright Office. No. B20934.

Bad news from the front

Bad news from the front

Charles Murphy labelled "Charley the 1st, King of the Grafter," sits at his desk reading several telegrams about the Democratic primary campaign between Glynn and Hennessy. Murphy perspires as he reads one not... More

The defense

The defense

The three-frame cartoon sequence portrays Sulzer's attack on Murphy. In the first frame, Murphy sits on the deck of a boat with a large cannon, drinking a glass of "Highway Loot" when his "bagman" points to an ... More

Rep. Christopher D. Sullivan leaving White House. Told reporters there was no basis to reports that he would resign as head of Tammany Hall

Rep. Christopher D. Sullivan leaving White House. Told reporters there...

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

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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COMPLIMENTARY DINNER TO HON. W.J. BRYAN [held by] BRYAN RATIFICATION COMMITTEE OF TAMMANY HALL [at] "HOFFMAN HOUSE, THE, [?NEW YORK, NY]" ([?HOTEL];)
"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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Pewter Mug Tavern & Tammany Hall, Frankfort St., 1860
"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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The Times building. Chicago Stereoscope Card Collection
Tammany Hall, 1830.
"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

Cover title. Also available in digital form.

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

Also available in digital form.

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

The political mission of Tammany Hall. (A tract for the times)

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Tammany Hall. New York Sterecope Card.
Tamany Hall. [Tammany Hall.] New York Sterecope Card.
Tammany Hall, N.Y. New York Sterecope Card.
Tammany Hall, 14th St., N.Y. New York Sterecope Card.
"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

"Tammany hall", and other miscellaneous poems

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