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Gridiron Club Winter Dinner Menu

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Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a "Wel-Fair Deal" cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman with President Truman playing cards and saying to a man wearing only a "Free Enterprise" barrel, "Merry Taxmas, John! We have all the chips ... but you've got to call .... Put up your barrel!" Other players hold hands of cards reading, "Senate Majority," "Labor Wage Raises," and "Farm Price Supports." Inscribed, "Henle starred again! Best Regards Richard L. Wilson." On another part of the menu, two men in monk's robes tend a steaming kettle with gridirons.
DESCRIPTION
Gridiron Club menu, mounted on board, with a "Wel-Fair Deal" cartoon by Jim (James Thomas) Berryman with President Truman playing cards and saying to a man wearing only a "Free Enterprise" barrel, "Merry Taxmas, John! We have all the chips ... but you've got to call .... Put up your barrel!" Other players hold hands of cards reading, "Senate Majority," "Labor Wage Raises," and "Farm Price Supports." Inscribed, "Henle starred again! Best Regards Richard L. Wilson." On another part of the menu, two men in monk's robes tend a steaming kettle with gridirons.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:107128
Creation Date:December 10 1949
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:Gridiron Club souvenir menus, 1945-1950
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 4730 (5)
Original Dimensions:10.25 x 16 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Gridiron Club is an invitation-only organization of members of the press who cover Washington politics. Father and son political cartoonists Clifford K. Berryman and James Thomas (Jim) Berryman were both members. See other Gridiron Club images by searching in Wisconsin Historical Images.
SUBJECTS
Journalists
Caricatures and cartoons
Clubs
Eyeglasses
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Food service
Ephemera
Journalism
Dinners and dining
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Clothing and dress
Men
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Politicians
Presidents
Card games
Hotels
Restaurants

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