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Item Details
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Title
Sure - I'm for Roosevelt Postcard
Work Type
Postcards
Ephemera
Political cartoons
Date
ca. 1940
Material
Halftone
Measurements
Postcard: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
13.97 x 8.89 cm
Description
Postcard is dated to the 1940 Presidential campaign based on text instructions indicating If you are opposed to the Third Term send these to your friends. Postcard pre-dates MAD magazine's use of smiling fool image (as Alfred E. Neuman), which began in 1954
MAD copied an image that had been used at least as early as 1914 (see http://www.toonopedia.com/alfred_e.htm).
Repository
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214
ID Number
2214.PM0197
Political Figure
Roosevelt, Franklin D., American (1882-1945), Presidential Candidate
Election
1940
Political Party
Democratic
Rights
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File Properties
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10637946.fpx
SSID
10637946

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