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Items tagged "G.T. "Gee Tee" Maxwell": 2

Bear News for Bears
The stock market can be a bear or a bull. A Bear market is one which prices are expected to fall. During 1937-1938 the American economy experienced a minor recession. No date was provided for this cartoon but based off of the theme of the image it is likely that this image was produced during this time period.

The Hot Seat
Tammany Hall was an infamous political machine that operated out of New York in the late 19th to mid 20th century. The cartoon below depicts the trial of one of the Tammany Hall mob bosses, James Joseph Hines. Manhattan District Attorney Thomas Dewey led the prosecution against Hines. Hines was sentenced to 4-8 years in prison and the trial…