[Political Cartoon by Harold Maples featurning Jim Wright and Ronald Regan #1]

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Political cartoon by Harold Maples created in 1981 for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Cartoon depicts Jim Wright and "Tip" walking away from a poker table where Ronald Regan has won all their money and clothes. Artwork is signed "Best Wishes and better luck next time to Jim Wright from Harold Maples, the Star-Telegram." Created on June 30, 1981.

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1 drawing : b&w.

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Maples, Harold June 30, 1981.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Weatherford College Photos and was provided by Weatherford College to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 5987 times , with 85 in the last month . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Weatherford College

The Weatherford College collections include early photographs from the College's founding, as well as images from the Jim Wright collection and Mary Martin collection. Jim Wright served 34 years in the U. S. House of Representatives, and two years as Speaker of the House, and this collection features images of politicians such as Ronald Reagan, George Bush and many others collected by Jim Wright over the years. The Mary Martin collection features images from her days as a Broadway star.

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Political cartoon by Harold Maples created in 1981 for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Cartoon depicts Jim Wright and "Tip" walking away from a poker table where Ronald Regan has won all their money and clothes. Artwork is signed "Best Wishes and better luck next time to Jim Wright from Harold Maples, the Star-Telegram." Created on June 30, 1981.

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1 drawing : b&w.

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Weatherford College Photos

Weatherford College presents its collection of photographs depicting various people, groups, and activities beginning with the 1860's. Included are photographs from Jim Wright's personal photograph collection. Jim Wright attended Weatherford College, later became Mayor of Weatherford, and then served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and was the Speaker of the House from 1987 to 1989.

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  • June 30, 1981

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  • Oct. 4, 2006, 6:28 p.m.

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  • Oct. 19, 2009, 12:12 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Maples, Harold. [Political Cartoon by Harold Maples featurning Jim Wright and Ronald Regan #1], artwork, June 30, 1981; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18285/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Weatherford College.