Artifacts

Creator

Chris Britt

Files

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Creator Role

cartoonist

Description

An original ink newspaper cartoon featuring an inscription to Frank Williams. The theme of the cartoon is an Abraham Lincoln birthday celebration. In the cartoon, Lerone Bennett, Jr. (author of Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream) is shown springing from a giant birthday cake and yells, "Happy birthday, you flaming racist!" Partygoers are also pictured. On thinks, "We need to be more careful who we invited to pop out of the cake next year."

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 2002

Measurement

8 3/4 X 12 1/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); cartooning

Inscription

verso, bottom left: TO FRANK- / BEST WISHES! / CHRIS BRITT

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

editorial cartoon

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

See item # 5666.

ID

5667

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Happy Birthday, You Flaming Racist!

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