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Cartoons & Posters From the History of U.S. Taxation

The Next Thing in OrderProbe Away!Peace with a War Measure
The Next Thing in Order
Artist: Thomas Nast
Date: May 23, 1874
Probe Away!
Artist: Thomas Nast
Date: Mar 18, 1876
Peace with a War Measure
Artist: Thomas Nast
Date: February 9, 1878
Will He Dare Do It?KnockRevenue Reform
Will He Dare Do It?
Artist: John Scott Clubb
Date: March 2, 1878
Knock
Artist: Thomas Nast
Date: August 7, 1886
Revenue Reform
Artist: George Yost Coffin
Date: unknown, probably 1880-1900
His Income TaxThe New Man on the JobSteaming Up
His Income Tax
Date: August 12, 1912
The New Man on the Job
Artist: John Scott Clubb
Date: 1913
Steaming Up
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: December 4, 1916
Luxury Tax on SantaWill the Brakes Hold?Try to Make Out My Theory
Luxury Tax on Santa
Artist: A.B. Walker
Date: December 1921
Will the Brakes Hold?
Artist: Berryman, Clifford Kennedy, 1869-1949.
Date: 1925 (specifics unknown)
Try to Make Out My Theory
Artist: Clifford Berrryman
Date: 1929
No, No! Not That Way!The ThinkerSpeaking of Dust Storms
No, No! Not That Way!
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: June 3, 1933
The Thinker
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: February 26, 1935
Speaking of Dust Storms
Artist: Edgar F. Schilder
Date: 1937
Roosevelt as AchillesWhat's the Matter With That One?Keep up their morale!
Roosevelt as Achilles
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: 29 May 1938
What's the Matter With That One?
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: October 7, 1941
Keep up their morale!
Date: ca. 1942-ca. 1943
Why Didn't You Think of That?Not Going to be Much LeftThe Right of Way
Why Didn't You Think of That?
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: February 4, 1943
Not Going to be Much Left
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: June 10, 1943
The Right of Way
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: September 16, 1943
Make a Cut About Here1040Do It Now!
Make a Cut About Here
Artist: Clifford Berryman
Date: July 3, 1947
1040Do It Now!
Don't Let That Shadow Touch ThemLet'em Have ItHow To Check Inflation
Don't Let That Shadow Touch ThemLet'em Have ItHow To Check Inflation
Early Does ItBuy War BondsIt Takes Taxes And Bonds
Early Does ItBuy War BondsIt Takes Taxes And Bonds
Pay-As-You-GoHow The Withholding Tax Affects Your PaycheckNext!
Pay-As-You-GoHow The Withholding Tax Affects Your PaycheckNext!
March 14Pay Taxes WillinglyWe'll Take Care Of The Rising Sun
March 14Pay Taxes WillinglyWe'll Take Care Of The Rising Sun