This cartoon, “Lincoln’s Last Warning,” published in Harper’s Weekly, on October 11, 1862, also deals with the subject of emancipation. The President is depicted about to apply the axe to the tree of slavery, and saying to Davis, who is crouching in its branches: “If you don’t come down, I’ll cut the tree from under you.”From Lincoln In Caricature by Rufus Rockwell Wilson, 1903, available via Project Gutenberg
Woodrow Wilson Summer White House
Formally known as Harlakenden House, Wilson rented out this Winston Churchill Estate in Cornish, N.H. for his summer vacation.
See, now, I would have opted for the helicopter, but that’s just one more reason why I’ll probably never be President.
President Lyndon Johnson rides a horse in front of Marine One, the presidential helicopter, at the LBJ Ranch, in November, 1964. Photo via George Mason University Special Collections and Archives, Oliver F. Atkins photograph collection.
Oliver F. Atkins was a Saturday Evening Post photographer who went on to serve as a personal photographer to President Richard Nixon. The George Mason University Special Collections and Archives holds close to 60,000 pictures taken by Atkins.
Thus ends the shameless promotion of my project for the Internet Archive! We will resume shortly with our regularly scheduled political nuttiness …
Scenes from the “Springtime for Hitler” opening sequence of The Producers, starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, released March 18, 1968.