Jewish Immigration to America

Theme for a Fable

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Title

Theme for a Fable

Date

June 20, 1924

Subject

Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish

Description

An American eagle is surrounded by “Reaction,” Henry Ford,” “American lyncher,” and “Ku Klux Klan.” They have stolen its feathers and dressed themselves up in Indian headdresses marked, “democracy,” “humanity,” “freedom,” and “tolerance.” The caption reads, “The eagle isn’t looking too bird-like after their game of Indians.”

Creator

Cartoonist: Unknown
Der groyser kundes

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

Yiddish

Type

Cartoon

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Citation

Cartoonist: Unknown and Der groyser kundes, “Theme for a Fable,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 27, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6372.
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