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Historical Political Cartoons

Historical political cartoons covering various topics and time periods.
  1. Pulitzer-Winning Cartoons

Dr. Seuss Went to War
Browse through a collection of World War II political cartoons by Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel, presented by the University of California. His cartoons are also collected in the book, Dr. Seuss Goes to War.

5 Decades of Herblock
Political cartoons by Herbert Block of the Washington Post, from the Truman administration to the Clinton administration.

Thomas Nast Political Cartoons
Biographical articles about Thomas Nast and more than twenty of his political cartoons, from 1864-1898.

Abraham Lincoln in Political Cartoons
More than 80 political cartoons of Abraham Lincoln showing the evolution of his image from his first campaign for the presidency in 1860 through the Civil War to the early 1900s.

Harper's Weekly Cartoon Collection
Links to historical cartoons from the 18th and 19th centuries.

British Cartoon Archive
Features a collection of 200 years' worth of historical editorial cartoons from Great Britian.

Historical Cartoons for the Classroom
The Association of American Editorial Cartoonists features lesson plans for teachers and information on the history of cartooning.

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