Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Political Cartoon Collection Finding Aid

Identifier

FA000452

Date

Description

Finding aid written by library staff.

Source

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Language

English

Arrangement

31 folders arranged by subject. Most clippings are not dated.

Level

folder

Other Descriptive Data

CONTAINER LIST

FOLDER WORLD WAR I
Holland
“The Undesirable Guest”
“Holland—‘Will You Go Quietly, or Must I Kick You?”
“The Gentlemen Mean Business”
“More Than Willing”

Germany
“The German Mind”
“No Notice from the German Hell Yet!”
“He Will Never Understand”
“Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears a Crown—and Sometimes When it Doesn’t”
“Kultur!”
“About All In”
“The Hour of Judgment”
“Rolling It Up”
“His Fear of the Flu!”

United States Soldiers
“When the Boys Come Home”
“When You Come Back, and You WILL Come Back!”

Peace
“He Will Talk Peace When He Gets There—And No Sooner!”
“What Makes More Noise Than a Pig Under a Gate?”
“Over There!”
“A Thousand Welcomes, M’sieur!”

Miscellaneous World War I
“Valentines’ Day”
“The Reward of Watchful Waiting”
“’Movie’ of the Great Picardy Foot-race with a Fastmoving Background”
“That’s What The Letters Mean, William—Unconditional Surrender”
“The Open Road”
“Set ‘Em Up in the Other Alley!”

MISCELLANEOUS
“A Combination Hard to Beat”
“Uncle Sam—‘Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels, Woodrow!”
“The Wind-Up of a Bad Old Year”
“As Usual When Teacher Leaves the Room”
“Rough Weather Ahead for Liquor Men”
“Metropolitan Movies”

Scope and Content

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Political Cartoon Collection displays social and political messages regarding the events of World War I. The cartoons date from approximately 1914 to 1918 with the bulk of documents undated but relating to the events of World War I. The cartoons are divided by subject and with the subjects alphabetically arranged within the box. Cartoons devoted to Holland and Germany specifically have been separated from other cartoons. Roughly half of the cartoons have been classified in the Miscellaneous World War I or Miscellaneous categories.

Files

WOODROW WILSON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY POLITICAL CARTOON COLLECTION FINDING AID.pdf

Citation

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 Presidential Library & Museum staff, “Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Political Cartoon Collection Finding Aid,” 1914-1918, FA000452, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Political Cartoons Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.

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