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  • Collection: Mourek Exhibit

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Ink drawing published in Good Morning (New York). Young and Ellis Jones, a former associate editor of Life magazine, founded Good Morning, a socialist humor magazine, in 1919. Jones and Young ran the magazine on a “shoe string” budget, and probably…

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Ink drawing. This cartoon depicts William Randolph Hearst, a powerful publisher who, at the peak of his success, owned sixteen newspapers. The reporting in Hearst’s newspapers was often sensationalistic, a style which was eventually termed “yellow…

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Ink drawing published in Good Morning (New York). Today, President Woodrow Wilson is largely remembered as an advocate for peace. In this cartoon, however, Young shows another side of Wilson. While the left side depicts the peace-loving, progressive…

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Ink drawing with linen covering Yiddish text published in Der Groyser Kundes. This cartoon contrasts Wilson’s imprisonment of Socialist leader Eugene Debs for anti-war activity with Lincoln’s freeing of the slaves. Woodrow Wilson had a series of…

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Crayon Drawing published in Good Morning (New York). World War I destroyed four empires, changed borders, created new nation states, and led to multiple revolutions between 1917 and 1923. Many on the left believed the Russian Bolshevik Revolution…

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Crayon Drawing. A Russian worker offers “workers’ control” as a remedy to American workers oppressed by “strike breaker[s]”, “landlord[s]” and "politician[s].” The dream of the American left soon turned into state controlled unions, no strikes, and…

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Ink drawing published in Der Groyser Kundes (New York). Two actors preform for two ladies in a box marked “Capitalism.” The lady on the left controls the “Presidential Nomination” while the lady on the right controls the “Gubernatorial Nomination.”…

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Ink drawing. While William Howard Taft is primarily remembered as the twenty-seventh president of the United States (1909–1913), he actually served longer as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1921–1930). Young’s cartoon refers to this…

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Ink drawing published in Art Young and Heywood Broun’s The Best of Art Young (New York: Vanguard Press, 1936). In this cartoon, Young criticizes Republican president Calvin Coolidge by comparing him to Lincoln. Lincoln is depicted as a tall,…

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Ink drawing published in New Masses (New York). This cartoon refers to the 1920 German film Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari). Young has dressed President Coolidge as the sinister Dr. Caligari, echoed the cubist aesthetics…
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