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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."
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
8 3/4 X 12 1/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); cartooning
verso, bottom left: TO FRANK- / BEST WISHES! / CHRIS BRITT
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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