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[Newspaper clipping with comic and fight results]

Description: Clipping from a newspaper page: one side has a comic of a paratrooper making a joke about "billowing silk" to a woman; the other side includes the results of a boxing match. Caption on comic reads: "Heh, Heh - Sorry babe, but us paratroopers just like the sight of billowin' silk."
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[News Script: Cartoonist]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an exhibit of Gordon Currie's caricature drawings.
Date: July 27, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cartoon display]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the mayor of Fort Worth proclaiming July as "Summer Fun Month" to allow an exhibition for original cartoon drawings at the Fort Worth Art Center.
Date: June 25, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Beetle Bailey Fort Wolters Cartoon]

Description: Cartoon depicting a sign held in the air by helicopters at the upper corners and dangling soldiers in the lower corners; it says "11th Anniversary Primary Helicopter School." Sergent Snorkel is leaning out of the helicopter on the left to say "Come on Beetle! You're letting your end sag!" A note at the bottom says "With best wishes to all the gang at Fort Wolters - Mort Walker."
Date: 1967
Creator: Walker, Mort
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Fort Wolters Anniversary Cartoon]

Description: Cartoon panel drawn for the 11th anniversary of the Fort Wolters Helicopter School in Texas. In the image, two men are in a helicopter cockpit and the helicopter is upside-down. There are two speech bubbles that say: "You chump, you got this thing flying up-side-down" and "I have? Well, it is different, isn't it?" A note in the lower-right corner says "To Fort Wolters the best - Al Smith."
Date: 1967~
Creator: Smith, Al
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon]

Description: Cartoon depicting "Smilin' Jack" standing on the beach with a woman who is wearing a bathing suit while helicopters fly above the water. Jack is waving and saying "Congratulations -- U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, on your eleventh anniversary. Behind them to the left, another man on the beach has just lost a button from his sweater and it is being swallowed by a bird. A note at the bottom says "From Smilin' Jack - Li'l De-Icer - Fat Stuff & Zack Mosley, CTNYNS."
Date: 1967
Creator: Mosley, Zack
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Cartoon #1

Description: Copy negative of a cartoon with some dogs and a picture of Wally Akin on the left, "taking them for their morning walk." There are handwritten notes above and below the picture and two more articles partially visible at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cartoon #2

Description: Copy negative of a cartoon with some dogs and a picture of Wally Akin on the left, "taking them for their morning walk." There are handwritten notes above and below the picture and two more articles partially visible at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[A Mineral Wells Water Cartoon]

Description: Graphic representation of the combined effects of four common mineral concentrations of blended mineral water produced in Mineral Wells, Texas; it shows four bottles spouting water that form a stream of "Health and Happiness" to repel a skeleton (labeled "Disease") and other symbols of medicine (crutches, a wheelchair, and "Patent Medicine" Bottle). A flag over the water jugs says "Mineral Wells, the strongest fort in the world."
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Mr. Lynch On His Way to Discover Mineral Wells

Description: This picture is a photograph of a cartoon. See also "Opening of the First Season at Mineral Wells" and "The First Well Was Dug Here in 1877." Please note the centipede, illustrated along with other forms of wildlife. Also, please note the Indians, who appear to be friendly. A.F. Weaver took this cartoon from a jocular booklet titled "Inside Story About the Waters" (q.v.) that is in the Palo Pinto County Album collection (q.v.) It is written in the nineteenth-century burlesque style, and need not be taken seriously.
Date: October 16, 2006
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Opening of the First Season at Mineral Wells

Description: A.F. Weaver obtained this cartoon from a jocular booklet titled "Inside Story About the Waters", now in the Palo Pinto County Album collection (q.v.). The booklet is written in the nineteenth-century burlesque tradition, and is not meant to be taken seriously. See also the cartoons "The First Well Was Dug Here in 1877" and "Mr. Lynch on His Way to Discover Mineral Wells."
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

The First Well Was Dug Here in 1877

Description: This photograph illustrates a cartoon. "1880" is written in ink at bottom of the photograph, evidently in correction of the cartoon. Lynch arrived in what would later be Mineral Wells in 1877. His first well, dug to forty-one feet in 1878, was dry. The second well, drilled deeper, was in 1880. Please see also "Opening of the First Season at Mineral Wells" and "Mr. Lynch on His Way to Discover Mineral Wells." The cartoon appears to have been taken by A. F. Weaver from a jocular booklet titled "Inside Story About the Waters" which is in the holdings of the Palo Pinto County Album (q.v.). The booklet was written in the nineteenth-century burlesque tradition, and Weaver makes no comment on the cartoon or the booklet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Political Cartoon of Sam Rayburn by C.K. Berryman

Description: Drawing by political cartoonist, C.K. Berryman. Done in black ink. The drawing shows caricatures of Sam Rayburn speaking to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Rayburn is sweating profusely as he appears to say, "Everything is harmonious, Mr. President!" Roosevelt is seated at a desk looking at Rayburn. Roosevelt says, "You may think its harmony but sounds awful sour to me!" The dome of the U.S. Capitol stands in the background. Angry words can be seen around the capitol as if those inside are yelling. Words such as "Boo!" "Blah!" and "Throw him out!" can be seen. The cartoon is a commentary on the difficulty Rayburn had in organizing the Democratic party due to differing viewpoints from the various congressmen. Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner. It reads, "TO MY GOOD FRIEND RAYBURN WHO NEVER SAYS DIE! C.K. BERRYMAN EVENING STAR, JULY 30, 1939"
Date: July 30, 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Political Cartoon of Sam Rayburn by Clifford Berryman

Description: Drawing of Sam Rayburn and others. A political cartoon featuring Senate Minority Leader Charles McNary, Senate Majority Leader Alben Barkley, House Speaker William Bankhead, Vice President John Garner, House Minority Leader Joseph Martin and House Majority Leader Sam Rayburn. The men all hold dress suits (tuxedos) on hangers along with formal hats. They stand at a store with a sign outside that reads, "SECOND HAND TOGS TAKEN HERE--FAIR PRICES OFFERED!" The men (specifically John Nance Garner) says to the store attendent, " WHAT'LL YOU GIVE US? WE'VE GOT TO GET BACK TO WORK!" This cartoon is a commentary on the visit of the King of England, George VI and his wife Elizabeth to the United States in 1939. The congressional delegation selected to honor the royals consisted of those seen in the cartoon.
Date: 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Political Cartoon by Clifford Berryman depicting Sam Rayburn and FDR

Description: Political cartoon drawing by C.K. Berryman, featuring Uncle Sam, Sam Rayburn and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The cartoon depicts Uncle Sam as the central character. He is holding columns marked "HOUSING" and "BILL" in his left and right arms respectively. He appears to be shaking them and the columns are both broken and surrounded by other broken columns. A hat near his feet reads, "HOUSE." Sam Rayburn stands before President Roosevelt in the lower left corner. Sam Rayburn says, "I'M SORRY, MR. PRESIDENT. BUT THE FELLOW REALLY DOESN'T KNOW HIS OWN STRENGTH." The cartoon is a commentary on the House voting down Roosevelt's proposed $800 million Housing Bill which would have provided funding to the impoverished people in the U.S. This was just one of many bills proposed by FDR that was voted down by Congress. Berryman autographed the cartoon in the lower right corner. It reads, "DEAR SAM RAYBURN--MY HAT'S OFF TO A FELLOW WHO KNOWS! C.K. BERRYMAN, EVENING STAR, AUG., 1939"
Date: August 1939
Creator: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

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

Description: 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.
Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Maples, Harold
Partner: Weatherford College

[Political Cartoon by Harold Maples featurning Jim Wright and Ronald Regan #2]

Description: 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."
Date: June 30, 1981
Creator: Maples, Harold
Partner: Weatherford College

[Cartoon Steeple from a Film Strip]

Description: Photograph of a cartoon steeple from a film strip. There is a sign on the cartoon steeple that reads, "Reorganized As A New Partnership". The church also has several broken windows and a clock on the steeple. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "From filmstrip 'Mr. Jones Wakes Up'".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary