• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1919-04-01
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • In the turmoil following World War I, people in many countries of Europe became enamored with the concepts of socialism and communism as the Bolsheviks assumed power in Russia. Even the United States was not immune to the lure of Bolshevism. On this April Fool's Day, cartoonist Clifford Berryman shows a confident Uncle Sam striding along the sidewalk showing no interest in the packet of Bolshevik dollars on the ground and commenting "Nothing d... more
    In the turmoil following World War I, people in many countries of Europe became enamored with the concepts of socialism and communism as the Bolsheviks assumed power in Russia. Even the United States was not immune to the lure of Bolshevism. On this April Fool's Day, cartoonist Clifford Berryman shows a confident Uncle Sam striding along the sidewalk showing no interest in the packet of Bolshevik dollars on the ground and commenting "Nothing doing! I've seen one victim!" In his mind's eye he sees the Russian bear opening a similar packet of money and angrily crying "counterfeit!" Berryman's familiar teddy bear peeks out from behind a wall with the added comment "Can't fool Uncle!". less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted