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Alf Landon illustration

Alf Landon illustration
Creator: Foster, Alan Stephens
Date: 1934
Blue and yellow matted illustration of Alf Landon, who served as Kansas governor from 1933-1937. Saturday Evening Post illustrator Alan Foster created the illustration and drew Landon's face to resemble clay.


Cartoon by Albert T. Reid

Cartoon by Albert T. Reid
Creator: Reid, Albert Turner
Date: between 1896 and 1910
Pen and ink cartoon drawing by Albert T. Reid. Santa Claus is startled by phonographic "Talking Machine" playing a prerecorded Christmas wish list from a young boy. The cartoon is captioned in pencil above, "A Surprise for Santa Claus. How an enterprising Tommy got a hearing." Albert Reid was born in Concordia, Kansas, in 1873. He worked as a political cartoonist for Arthur Capper in Topeka at the Topeka Mail and Breeze. He also worked for the Kansas City Journal until 1909.


Drawing by Myron A. Waterman

Drawing by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Pen and ink drawing by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) of a disheveled man on the sidewalk holding a large jug. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


J.P. Morgan cartoon

J.P. Morgan cartoon
Creator: Reid, Albert Turner
Date: between 1895 and 1905
Pen and ink cartoon depicting American financier J.P. Morgan grasping the Earth in his arms. Water-based ink drawing drawn by Albert T. Reid. The cartoonist was a native of Cloud County, Kansas. He studied at the University of Kansas and the New York School of Art. During Reid's long career, his art appeared in the Kansas City Star, Chicago Record, New York Herald, McClure's, Saturday Evening Post, and other national magazines. This undated political cartoon may be referencing J.P. Morgan's merger of the Carnegie Steel Company and several other large companies to form the massive United States Steel Corporation in 1901. The artist's work often contained anti-trust themes, and he was an admirer of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party.


Letter from Fred Robertson to Myron A. Waterman with enclosed political cartoon

Letter from Fred Robertson to Myron A. Waterman with enclosed political cartoon
Creator: Robertson, Fred
Date: 1917
Letter dated May 27, 1917 from Fred Robertson to Myron A. Waterman, both of Kansas City, Kansas, thanking him for a cartoon of congratulations. Enclosed loose inside the stationery is a print of a political cartoon by Waterman. Fred Robertson (1871-1959) was the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas from 1913 to 1921. Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Politcal cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Politcal cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Alice Gertrude (Sheldon)
Date: between 1897 and 1920
Hand-drawn political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) of a preacher sweating at a lectern in a church decorated with dollar signs. On the reverse is a pro-temperance poem by Alice Sheldon Waterman (1862-1925), Myron's wife and sister to Reverend Charles Monroe Sheldon. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political Cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political Cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: 1898
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Depicts Tom Anderson sitting next to a keg of war paint inside a tipi labeled "G.O.P." The cartoon appeared on the front page of Topeka's The Advocate and News on April 20, 1898. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political Cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political Cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: 1898
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Depicts Mark Hanna presenting a fictious musical program composed by prominent figures from the financial world to a crowd of people via a phonograph labelled "Associated Press." The cartoon appeared on the front page of Topeka's The Advocate and News on February 9, 1898. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Politcal by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). A United States soldier and Lady Liberty stand on opposite sides of a trench lined with dead bodies. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1890 and 1902
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). E.N. Morrill (1834-1909) on a kite weighed down by a comically long tail knotted with people, coins, and rolled papers depicting various issues tied to Morrill. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: 1932
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). A parody of Archibald Willard's painting "The Spirit of '76." Three musicians are marching, two drummers using whiskey and beer kegs as drums while a third is using a liquor bottle as a fife. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1890 and 1920
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) depicting a rich banker hiding his assets from an assessor. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman

Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman
Creator: Waterman, Myron A.
Date: between 1893 and 1895
Political cartoon by Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937). Governor Lewelling (1846-1900) stands over the wounded or slain body of Labor while E.N. Morrill (1834-1909) lurks in the background. Waterman first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.


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