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1896: Chronology of the Campaign
Political cartoons from the election of 1896, from Vassar College.
Art of the Poison Pens
A collection of political cartoons from the University of Southern Florida.
Aunt Ethel's War
A large collection of political cartoons from the World War II years, meticulously collected and digitized.
Searchable database of political cartoons from the New Yorker magazine.
100 years of political cartoons, from the Library of Congress,
A large collection of historical political cartoons, from the Library of Congress.
A collection of the political cartoons of Art Young from 1877-1929.
Extensive database of news and political cartoons.
Daryl Cagle's Political Cartoonists Index
Searchable database of political cartoons.
Dirksen Center's Editorial Cartoon Collection
Over 300 political cartoons by many cartoonists, depicting Everett Dirksen's viewpoints on a variety of topics. 1950 through 1969.
Dr. Seuss Went to War
Political cartoons drawn by Dr. Seuss during World War II.
Editorial Cartoons of J.N. "Ding" Darling
Cartoons from the Pulitzer Prize-winning environmental journalist.
From the Library of Congress, a collection of cartoons from political commentator Herb Block.
JCB Political Cartoons
A collection of historical political cartoons, from Brown University.
Ohio Memory Collection: Political Cartoons
Political cartoons about US presidents from Ohio: Taft, Hayes, Grant, McKinley.
Cartoons with a conservative viewpoint by Jim Huber.
Presidential Elections 1860-1884
Political cartoons from presidential elections, including President Lincoln's two campaigns.
Tom Toles: Political Cartoons
Recent political cartoons published in the Washington Post.
The Ungentlemanly Art: Political Illustrations
A collection of historical political cartoons from acclaimed cartoonists.
There are not a lot of books with political cartoons in our collection, but there are a few. Try searching the library catalog and using the term "cartoon."
Our databases are not the easiest choice for looking for political cartoons. If the web links aren't helping you find what you need, try using Google images. Be sure your cartoon is from an authoritative source though and not from a random blog. Useful editorial cartoons will have been published in newspapers or magazines. If you do find a relevant cartoon on a blog with an author who is not a journalist, be prepared to answer a question about why that particular resource is authoritative and useful.