Regretfully, we interrupt this program to-- / Baldy, [1959 May 6].

Regretfully, we interrupt this program to-- / Baldy, [1959 May 6].

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Creator:Baldowski, Clifford H., 1917-
Title:Regretfully, we interrupt this program to-- / Baldy, [1959 May 6].
Date:1959 May 6
Description:

The Clifford Baldowski cartoon depicts a downcast Uncle Sam, labeled "South," talking into a microphone labeled "USA." He is leaning on scattered papers labeled "Morality, Goals, Ideals, Plans [and] Social Progress." An African American man is lying dead in the background with "Mississippi Lynching" written above him.

Explanatory note: Refers to April 25, 1959 lynching of Mack Charles Parker in Poplarville, Mississippi.

Types:Editorial cartoons | Visual works
Subjects:Parker, Mack Charles--Assassination | Lynching--Mississippi--Poplarville | Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) | Southern States--Race relations | Mississippi--Race relations | Poplarville (Miss.) | Pearl River County (Miss.)
Collection:
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Clifford H. Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection (Digital Library of Georgia) | Digital Library of Georgia | Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia] | 2001
Original Material:

1 item ; 39 x 34 cm. paper pen and ink. [Atlanta, Ga. : Atlanta Constitution], 1959 May 6.

Rights and Usage:

The Baldowski cartoons created for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are licensed to the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Cite as: [Title of the cartoon], [Date of cartoon], editorial cartoon by Clifford H. Baldowski, Clifford H. Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the Clifford H. Baldowski Editorial Cartoon Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/bald/id:am-1289