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Gridiron Club Spring Dinner Menu Souvenir

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Menu souvenir, mounted on board, of a "They Went Then Till They Came to the Delectable Mountains" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club. Various political figures are wearing pilgrim suits and hats, and President Truman is saying, "Giddap," and using a bat labeled "Civil Rights" to beat a donkey labeled "Southern Democracy" in the Slough of Despond. Amongst the political figures likely portrayed are Thomas Dewey, Robert Taft, Douglas MacArthur, Josef Stalin, Henry Wallace, and George Kennan. Inscribed, "To my Esteemed 'Ray of Sunshine' Henle of the Radio with Heartiest Good Wishes April 10, 1948" and "C.K. Berryman May 12, 1948."
DESCRIPTION
Menu souvenir, mounted on board, of a "They Went Then Till They Came to the Delectable Mountains" cartoon by Clifford K. Berryman for the spring dinner of the Gridiron Club. Various political figures are wearing pilgrim suits and hats, and President Truman is saying, "Giddap," and using a bat labeled "Civil Rights" to beat a donkey labeled "Southern Democracy" in the Slough of Despond. Amongst the political figures likely portrayed are Thomas Dewey, Robert Taft, Douglas MacArthur, Josef Stalin, Henry Wallace, and George Kennan. Inscribed, "To my Esteemed 'Ray of Sunshine' Henle of the Radio with Heartiest Good Wishes April 10, 1948" and "C.K. Berryman May 12, 1948."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:107199
Creation Date:April 10 1948
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:25 x 14 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.
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Mascots
Signs and symbols
Journalists
Donkeys
Caricatures and cartoons
Clubs
Clothing and dress
Eyeglasses
Hats
Food service
Ephemera
Journalism
Dinners and dining
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Patent medicines
Quacks and quackery
Military uniforms
Men
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political campaigns
Political parties
Politicians
Presidents
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Hotels
Restaurants

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