Political Cartoon by Clifford Berryman depicting Sam Rayburn and John Nance Garner

Description:

Drawing of Sam Rayburn shaking hands with Vice President John Nance Garner. A political cartoon by C.K. Berryman depicting caricatures of Sam Rayburn, dressed as a cowboy holding onto the reins of a donkey noted to be "HOUSE MAJORITY." Rayburn is shaking hands with Garner. Garner says, "NOW RIDE HIM COWBOY!" This is a commentary on Rayburn's election to Majority Leader.
Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner with the words, "TO MY GOOD OLD TEXAN FRIEND SAM RAYBURN WHO WAS 'BORN TO LEAD' WITH HEARTY ASSURANCE THAT I'LL BE ON THE CHEERLINE! LET'ER GO!!! C.K. BERRYMAN, EVENING STAR, JAN. 5, 1937"

Creator(s): Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Location(s): United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Creation Date: January 5, 1937
Partner(s):
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,055
Past 30 days: 165
Yesterday: 4
Creator (Artist):
Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949

Clifford K. Berryman (1869-1949) was a Pulitizer Prize winning cartoonist who worked for the Washington Evening Star newspaper.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Washington Evening Star
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 5, 1937
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Fannin County - Bonham
Description:

Drawing of Sam Rayburn shaking hands with Vice President John Nance Garner. A political cartoon by C.K. Berryman depicting caricatures of Sam Rayburn, dressed as a cowboy holding onto the reins of a donkey noted to be "HOUSE MAJORITY." Rayburn is shaking hands with Garner. Garner says, "NOW RIDE HIM COWBOY!" This is a commentary on Rayburn's election to Majority Leader.
Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner with the words, "TO MY GOOD OLD TEXAN FRIEND SAM RAYBURN WHO WAS 'BORN TO LEAD' WITH HEARTY ASSURANCE THAT I'LL BE ON THE CHEERLINE! LET'ER GO!!! C.K. BERRYMAN, EVENING STAR, JAN. 5, 1937"

Physical Description:

1 art print : b&w. ; 27 x 25 cm.

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Keyword(s): Rayburn, Sam | Garner, John Nance | cartoons
Partner:
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: SRH_N72-401
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth183530
Resource Type: Artwork
Format: Image