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Guide to the King Features Syndicate Cartoon Drawings and Proof Sheets
1935-1936
 PR 446

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Container List

Series I. Editorial Cartoons, 1936

Scope and Contents

The series holds twelve original drawings of editorial cartoons, six each by Kenneth Russell Chamberlain and by Clive Russell Weed. Three are about high income taxes, four about other domestic U.S. issues, one about U.S. politics, three about foreign affairs, and one St. Patrick's Day-themed.

Scope and Contents

The series is arranged by artist and then chronological. The item number used in the container list was assigned as a unique identifier at some point by N-YHS to the drawings and is found on the back of the drawing and in the Reading Room's card catalog of caricatures.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-12 A leap year proposal [William Borah bid for Republican Party presidential nomination]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 February 29
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-1 Once a year he gets really concerned about it [Income taxes/Government spending]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 March 2
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-11 [Above:] Let's get rid of the bad ones first! [Below:] Cruel and senseless [Deportation laws, separation of families]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 March 6
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-2 We can stand a gentle soaking, but those hailstones hurt! [Impact of income tax in relation to other taxes]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 March 7
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-3 "Too many monkey wrenches slow 'em up, Sam" [Efficiency of England's justice system relative to U.S.]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 March 9
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-4 The most vital question of the hour [Scarcity of coal]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Chamberlain."

1936 March 11
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-5 [Above:] Sure, oim part Irish meself! [Below:] March 17th - and Decorated!

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed."

1936 March 17
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-6 "What does it say about the Rhineland?" / Munition makers

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed."

1936 March 21
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-7 Haile Selassie: - "Come on, rain, do your stuff!" [Selaissie (Ethiopia) at Italy's bayonet edge]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed."

1936 March 23
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-8 Well, it's over - Until next March! [Impact of high income taxes]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed."

1936 March 24
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-9 We have something to fight, at home! [flooding]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed".

1936 March 25
Folder: FF-1 Item : 1936-10 Lilliputian [Angel of peace(?) in the armored hand of war(?)]

Scope and Contents

Crayon drawing. Signed "Weed." Inscribed "Dear Paul--I wish you would let Ward see this if you have time. I told him about it, Clive."

1936 March 26

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