Clifford Berryman Cartoons

Creator

Clifford Berryman

Identifier

FA100004

Date

Inclusive: 1912-1924; Bulk: 1912-1921

Description

The Berryman Collection (.5 linear feet) consists of scans of Wilson-era cartoons drawn by Clifford Berryman of the Washington Evening Star. The cartoons cover the political and cultural significance of the 28th president and give insights into the popular mind during Wilson's administration.
Clifford Kennedy Berryman (April 2, 1869-December 11, 1949) was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist with The Washington Star newspaper from 1907 to 1949. He was previously a cartoonist for The Washington Post from 1891 to 1907. During his career, Berryman drew thousands of cartoons commenting on American presidents and politics. Political figures he lampooned included former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman. He is particularly known for his cartoons "Remember the Maine" and "Drawing the Line in Mississippi."

Source

Center for Legislative Archives

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Contributor

Brianna

Format

1 box; 788 items