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James A. Garfield political cartoon
Description: 1880 political cartoon for "Puck Magazine" titled "The Political Handicap--Who Will Ride the Democratic Entry?" In this cartoon, Republican candidate James A. Garfield is depicted as a jockey with the weight of Arthur and Credit Mobilier on his back against the Democratic Party hopefuls. Included in this latter group are Winfield S. Hancock, who won the 1880 Democratic primary, as well as Thomas A. Hendricks, Allen G. Thurman, Thomas F. Bayard, Samuel J. Tilden, and Samuel J. Randall. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OVS_0565
Subjects: Ohio Government; Presidents and Politics; Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881; Political primaries; Presidential elections--United States--1880; Political cartoons
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio);