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Immigration and Caricature


Exhibition
• Section I
• Section II
• Section III

About the Collectors

Copyright and Other Restrictions

Digitizing the Collection

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Caption: "The Father of Our Country as Seen by His Children"
Source: Life
Date: February 21, 1907
Artist: William H. Walker


These cartoons are not easily understood unless they are viewed in historical context. The depiction of Theodore Roosevelt as "Filipino" (lower right corner of cartoon) refers to the recent acquisition of the Philippene Islands at the close of the Spanish-American War.

Individual Captions:

Top row: "Chinese, Negro, Irish, Italian, Russian, German, French"
Middle row: "Spanish, Boer, Indian, Swede, Greek, Turk"
Bottom row: " Alaskan, Hawaiian, Russian Jew, Jap, Filipino"



. Section I . Section II . Section III .

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