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Editorial Cartoons

Bob Englehart (1945- )
1981 —1987
Hartford, Connecticut, 1987
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-209
In 1981, a man with a "whites" button says to Thirman Milner: "I don't know if I should vote for you!" and Milner answers: "Why not?" In 1987, Milner says: "I'm not running for re-election!" and the other man says "Why not?"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
AL GATTA
Hartford, Connecticut, August 23, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-78
Melendez to Al Gatta: "You'll have to move to Hartford!" Borges to Gatta: "But don't unpack."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
AMERIKKKA
Hartford, Connecticut, 1987
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-278
White couple watching television. Man: "It's a movie about what would happen if Forsyth County, Georgia, took over the United States."

Bob Englehart (1945 )
APARTHEID
Hartford, Connecticut, August 18, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-209
In the first panel, Botha says: "I am not prepared to lead white South Africans and other minority groups on a road of abdication and suicide!" In the second panel, Botha, chained to the word "apartheid," continues: "We'll stay right here and let suicide come to us!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
ARIEL SHARON
Hartford, Connecticut, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-295
Israel's Ariel Sharon leaves the Ministry of Defense. He tells a soldier, "Don't worry about me —I've gotten plenty of job offers." The soldier asks, "From whom?" Sharon answers, "Idi Amin."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BASEBALL VERSION OF 1988 DEMOCRATIC RACE
Hartford, Connecticut, May 1, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-359
Three frames depict Jesse Jackson's losing battle during Campaign '88, accompanied by the following calls from the crowd: "Win, Jesse, win!," "Run, Jesse, run!," "Slide, Jesse, slide!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BE A GAITOR AIDE
Hartford, Connecticut, June 25, 1982
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-741
Hartford police chief George Sicaras is portrayed as being stuffed in a trash can following City Manager Gaitor's shake-up at the police department.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BIPARTISAN CAMPAIGN '88
Hartford, Connecticut, February 15, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-328
Features Pat Robertson, George Bush, Jesse Jackson, Robert Dole, Gary Hart, and Paul Simon.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BLOOMFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-104
Two black teenagers emerge from the trunk of a car in front of the high school. A woman asks: "Illegal aliens?" and the man responds: "No — Hartford residents."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BURNING SYNAGOGUE
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-475
Representatives, including one African American, of various religious groups attempt to put out the fire by forming a water bucket line.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"BUT DO YOU HAVE INTELLIGENCE AND CHARACTER?"
Hartford, Connecticut, November 1, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-65
The seven dwarfs, i.e., Mondale, Glenn, Hart, McGovern, Hollings, Cranston, and Askew, pose this question to Jesse Jackson during Campaign '84.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
BY-PASSING THE DIPLOMATIC CHANNEL
Hartford, Connecticut, January 4, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-753
Jesse Jackson secures the release of Navy flyer Robert Goodman, who was shot down and held prisoner by the Syrians. They are portrayed in a row boat by- passing a "diplomatic channel" clogged with sunken ships, weapons, etc.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"CAN I HAVE THIS?"
Hartford, Connecticut, July 12, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-225
Jesse Jackson glares out his headquarters' window at a woman who asks him if she can have the rainbow, the symbol of his presdential campaign, in his trash can.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"CAN YOU FIND THE RACIST GLOVE IN THIS PICTURE?"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-178
An image of five different gloves, underneath which is written upside down: "You can't? The city council challenge slate can."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
CBS SPORTS JIMMY THE GREEK
Hartford, Connecticut, January 19, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-29
CBS Sports fires Jimmy the Greek after he made racial slurs against African American athletes.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
A CLOSE LOOK AT —
Hartford, Connecticut, April 7, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-348
A close look at Jesse Jackson, Michael Dukakis, and George Bush (who looks like Ronald Reagan).

Bob Englehart (1945- )
COALITION
Hartford, Connecticut, July 20, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-392A
Jesse Jackson and Lloyd Bentsen hold Michael Dukakis during the 1988 Presidential campaign.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
COLTS
Hartford, Connecticut, April 1, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-259
In panels one through three, a man convinces a runaway boy to call home. In the fourth and final panel, the Colts football team, including African American players, are seen lining up at a telephone booth.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
DECROWNING OF MISS AMERICA
Hartford, Connecticut, July 29, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-433
Miss America, Vanessa Williams, has her crown taken away when nude pictures of Williams appear in Penthouse magazine.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
DEVIL WORSHIP
Hartford, Connecticut, December 23, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-449
Hands raised in worship of "the almighty dollar" include one African American hand.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"DID I HEAR SOMEONE CRY WOLF?"
Hartford, Connecticut, October 9, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-421
Woodsman enters the cottage to find a basket, a cloak labeled "Tawana," and three wolves in beds labeled "Sharpton," "Mason," and "Maddox."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"DON'T LOOK BACK, SOMEONE'S GAINING ON YOU"
Hartford, Connecticut, June 7, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-264
The Democratic wounded—Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart, and Walter Mondale—drag themselves along on Reagan's coat-tails.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
DR. REAGAN'S HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICE
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-345
"Dr." Ronald Reagan to patient: "Get lots of smoke, sexually harass a co-worker, discriminate against a minority or handicapped person, kill two whooping cranes and call me in the morning!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
EXPRESS ELEVATOR
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-237
City Manager Gaitor is depicted as an elevator attendant who cut the cables.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
FAMOUS TOMBS
Hartford, Connecticut, 1986
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-131
Fourth tomb is the Supreme Court building with the caption "affirmative action."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"FARRAKHAN!"
Hartford, Connecticut, April 13, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-542
Jesse Jackson shouts at a man while they stand next to a rainbow, symbol of Jackson's presidential campaign, that has crushed a man.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
FIRE & ICE
Hartford, Connecticut, June 9, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-374A
Campaign button featuring Jesse Jackson and Michael Dukakis as "fire" and "ice," respectively.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"GIMME FIVE"
Hartford, Connecticut, 1981
Ink on paper
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-661
Thirman Milner is elected mayor, the first popularly elected African American mayor in New England.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
GOBBLEDYGOOK/BALONEY
Hartford, Connecticut, January 17, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-562
The seven candidates, including Jesse Jackson, for the Democratic presidential nomination are featured brawling under the heading "gobbledygook." Reagan is featured as "baloney."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
GRADUATES
Hartford, Connecticut, June 2, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-567
Three graduates, including one African American, receive diplomas. One graduate opens his to discover that it is a map to the unemployment office.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
GRADUATION—HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1988
Hartford, Connecticut, June 12, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-376
Speaker: "Perhaps this solemn moment can best be summed up for you graduating seniors by the words of an old hymn. / Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty I'm free at last!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
HAITI ELECTION '87
Hartford, Connecticut, December 1, 1987
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-173
Haitian election results: 24 killed, 61 wounded. Reporter/anchorman appears to be of African descent.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
HAITI NATIONAL PALACE
Hartford, Connecticut, September 22, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-412
Sign outside palace announces start of next coup.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
HOG WASH
Hartford, Connecticut, August 3, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-379
President Ronald Reagan emerges from the Hog Wash towing a hog emblazended: "Reagan's civil rights record." A bystander comments: "Run it through again —its still a little spotty."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"I AM —NOBODY"
Hartford, Connecticut, March 4, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-283
Jesse Jackson, John Glenn, Walter Mondale and George McGovern begin with "I am —" in the first panel. In the second panel, they finish with "nobody" as Gary Hart, in the background, addresses an enthusiastic audience.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"I AM SOMEBODY!"
Hartford, Connecticut, November 21, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-218
Jesse Jackson faces Mikail Gorbachev who is cuffed by the ankles to a larger- than-life Jewish man in prison garb who says: "I am somebody!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"I HAVE A DREAM!"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-382
President Ronald Reagan's dream is depicted as a dilapidated building, the headquarters of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"I'D RATHER BE REAL THAN PRESIDENT"
Hartford, Connecticut, October 1, 1987
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-150-150
Patricia Schroeder commenting on the antics of the Democratic contenders, including Jesse Jackson.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"IF WE WERE ONLY ETHIOPIANS"
Hartford, Connecticut, February 28, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-79
White woman and child stand outside of the White House grounds. Her coat reads "The Hungry."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
IMMORAL MINORITY
Hartford, Connecticut, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-208
Jerry Falwell is pictured with his arm around South Africa's Botha.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"IN ADDITION TO THE $23,000 IN SEVERENCE PAY, I GOT THE USE OF TWO CITY COUNCILMEN FOR A YEAR!"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-563
Hartford city manager Woodrow W. Gaitor is shown lying in a hammock anchored to the necks of two white men.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"ITS JUST TEMPORARY, DEAR—UNTIL WE GET MORE CELLS AT THE PRISON."
Hartford, Connecticut, January 13, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-229
The warden reassures his wife as they stand in their home, surrounded by four inmates, two of whom are African American.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"IT'S ONLY MONEY!"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-256
State Treasurer Henry E. Parker is shown lighting a cigar with a five-dollar bill while holding a bag of money with the inscription: "Property of Connecticut State Treasury."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
JESSE JACKSON TO THE RESCUE
Hartford, Connecticut, July 6, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-547
Jesse Jackson is depicted driving a rescue van and being chases by the President's limousine: "This is the President! Pull over! You are in violation of the law!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
KKK RECRUITERS AT A MALL
Hartford, Connecticut, May 20, 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-455
Two men converse: "The Ku Klux Klan wants to recruit here in the mall." "I have just the spot for them." The next frame depicts the recruiters outside a store featuring a large sign labelled "nuts."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
KOCH
Hartford, Connecticut, April 21, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-355
Ed Koch is wearing an exploding "Stop Jesse" button.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MAP OF AFRICA
Hartford, Connecticut, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-473
Yonkers replaces South Africa on the map.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL
Hartford, Connecticut, December 25, 1984?
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-274
Collage of various public figures, including Jesse Jackson and Michael Jackson, surrounded by a Christmas wreath.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MILNER AND CAMPAIGN
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-170
Thirman Milner, mayor of Hartford, says: "He's just a low-level campaign volunteer!" responding to charges of campaign irregularities concerning Mr. Stoute.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MILNER'S DOWNTOWN PLAN
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Paperboard and ink
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-377
Hartford mayor Thirman Milner is shown cutting the downtown section out of a map of Hartford and tossing it over his shoulder.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MONDALE ATTEMPTING TO CHOOSE RUNNING MATE
Hartford, Connecticut, July 3, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-683
Four frames in which 1984 presidential nominee Walter Mondale says: "I worked long and hard for this nomination / I can choose any vice-president I want! / As long as she's black."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
MY TOWN
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-198
Resident: "Regional desegregation of schools would mean the end of the world as we know it."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
NEW CITY HALL ANNEX
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-537
As Cara, Kirkley-Bey, McBride, and Mathews step through a door to nowhere, Gatta says: "Like it? I designed it myself!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"OK —DOOR NUMBER THREE"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-468
Wilbur Smith is shown in front of City Hall with three doors. The first two, with doors open and bricked up, are labeled: "Democratic Party" and "Neighborhood Slate," while the third door, still closed, is labeled: "Independent."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
THE OLIVER NORTH JURY
Hartford, Connecticut, February 13, 1989
Photostatic print
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-497
"Twelve people who knew as little as possible about North's activities." The jury includes two African Americans and Ronald Reagan.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
ONE WAY TO HELP INNER-CITY STUDENTS IMPROVE THEIR TEST SCORES
Hartford, Connecticut, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-468
The students represented are mostly African American. The suggestion is to set lessons to music, including rap music.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
OPEC
Hartford, Connecticut, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-420
Nigeria topples "OPEC."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
OUT OF AFRICA
Hartford, Connecticut, 1986
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-115
General Motors leaves South Africa.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
PLEASE—NO GANG FIGHTS IN THE THEATER. NOW ON WITH THE SHOW
Hartford, Connecticut, October 4, 1989
Ink on paperboard in matte
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-60
White man in a crowded theater says to a white woman: "I liked it when they just asked us not to smoke." Several African Americans are in the audience.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
POINDEXTER/NORTH TRIAL
Hartford, Connecticut, April 12, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-352
Judge: "How do the defendants plead?" Defense attorney: "Not guilty and even if we are, President Reagan will pardon us—nyah nya nya nya nyaahh!" An African American is in the jury.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN ON TELEVISION
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1984
Photostatic print
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-639
Frame one: Man watching television says "A whole month without watching TV is finally over." Frame two: Man says "Well — here goes!" Frame three: Television commentary "Mondale leads the Democrats — Glenn's speech — Jackson gains — Reagan runs — Republicans claim —" Frame four: Man turns off television.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
PRINCE'S "PURPLE RAIN" TURNS TO "ACID RAIN"
Hartford, Connecticut, March 22, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-91
Three frames depict pop star Prince singing his hit "Purple Rain" which turns into "Acid Rain" and leaves Prince's head bald.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
PROCLAMATION BY THIRMAN MILNER
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-115
Thirman Milner, mayor of Hartford, issues a proclamation that states: "Russians go home!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"PUT WHAT IN THE GARAGE?"
Hartford, Connecticut, 1986
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-114
Statue of an African American stable boy in front of Rehnquist's home.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
RALPH ABERNATHY
Hartford, Connecticut, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-525
Abernathy on his book And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: "I felt compelled to write about my friend Martin Luther King Jr.'s weakness for women —so I could finance my weakness for money."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REAGAN AT AN NAACP MEETING
Hartford, Connecticut, July 1, 1985?
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-577
President Ronald Reagan is depicted as Abraham Lincoln speaking at an NAACP meeting and he says "Get a job!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REAGAN BUDGET
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-500
Ronald Reagan kicks minorities and the poor out of the space shuttle "Reagan Budget."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REAGAN INTERVIEW
Hartford, Connecticut, August 28, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-200
President Ronald Reagan says: "South Africa has eliminated the segregation that we once had in our own country—the type of thing where hotels and restaurants and so forth were segregated—that has all been eliminated." The interviewer responds: "That's a joke, right?"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REAGAN READS FROM U.S. HISTORY BOOK
Hartford, Connecticut, November 18, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-401
President Ronald Reagan reads: "And they lived happily ever after —" In the next frame : " —except for women, blacks, hispanics, —"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REAGAN'S SANCTIONS ON SOUTH AFRICA
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-174
President Ronald Reagan exclaims: "The Krugerrand stops here!"

Bob Englehart (1945- )
RECESSION —RECOVERY
Hartford, Connecticut, 1984
Ink on paper
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-632
Depicting "Recession," a long line of whites and African Americans stand at the unemployment window, while in "Recovery," only the African Americans remain.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
REPEAL OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION R. REAGAN
Hartford, Connecticut, August 16, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-210
African American worker is stabbed in the back by the executive pen.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
RINGING ENDORSEMENTS
Hartford, Connecticut, September 1, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-406
Endorsements for the 1988 presidential candidates are less than enthusiastic. The African American endorsement: "Been down so low there's no way but up. Maybe the Democrats will help. Jesse's a Democrat."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
ROCHDALE COLLEGE
Hartford, Connecticut
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-29
Hartford mayor Thirman Milner pulling a college diploma from a Cracker Jack box.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"SIX SCORE AND FIVE YEARS LATER —"
Hartford, Connecticut, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-487
Abraham Lincoln wearing a "Win Jesse Win" button.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
SLAVE SHIP
Hartford, Connecticut, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-214
South Africa characterized as a slave ship with the various black homelands held captive in the hold.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
SOUTH AFRICAN IN SHACKLES
Hartford, Connecticut, October 25, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-421
South African black man tries to cut through a ball-and-chain with a Nobel Peace Prize medal.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
SOUTH AFRICAN TANK
Hartford, Connecticut, August 8, 1985
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-169
A South African tank is depicted with these words: "The demonstration is broken up, a couple of blacks killed and dozens injured! Another constructive engagement."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
STONEWALLING
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-448
City Manager Gaitor, in a battle helmet and armed, waits behind stones which spell: "Charges of racism."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
TAKE A NUMBER
Hartford, Connecticut, March 31, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-140-346
Man enters the waiting room in the attorney general's office: "I wish to resign because Ed Meese has lost his moral authority to head the Department of Justice." Number 9 in the room is an African American man.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"THANK GOD WE STILL HAVE TO BE RICH!"
Hartford, Connecticut, 1988
Paperboard and ink
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-466
A group of white men at an exclusive private club converse while watching an African American man talk with a white woman.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
TV WRITERS GUILD STRIKE
Hartford, Connecticut, March 13, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-338
Man watching television: "The TV writers guild is on strike. It affects everything on the tube / except the politicians." The politicians satirized include Jesse Jackson: "We got to reepair [sic] the welfare from your armchair with the mohair."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Hartford, Connecticut, June 29, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-226
Jesse Jackson holds the hatch open on the Underground Railroad, admitting Cubans into President Ronald Reagan's office.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
[UNTITLED]
Hartford, Connecticut, June 12, 1985?
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-555
Ludgin tosses a Darth Vader helmet into a circle/ring containing the hats of Athanson, Milner, Lawler, and Murray.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
VIOLENT CRIME/NON-VIOLENT CRIME
Hartford, Connecticut, August 19, 1985?
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-561
Frame one: A mugging. Frame two: African Americans shut out of a job training program "closed due to Reagan budget cuts."

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"WELCOME HOME"
Hartford, Connecticut, 1989
Paperboard and ink
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-14
Hartford's own Marlin Starling defends his title against Yungkil Chung in the Civic Center Coliseum.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"WELL, THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD!"
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1985
Paperboard and ink
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-607
Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne is shown surrounded by five men in raincoats and sunglasses as she walks through a rundown tenement building observed by an African American.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"WE'VE GOT TO GET THESE KU KLUX KLANSMEN OUT OF HERE —"
Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1980's
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-576
Policeman calls for a vehicle to carry KKK members away and a garbage truck is sent.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"WHEN YOU GET TO ETHIOPIA, WOULD YOU GIVE THIS FOOD TO A HUNGRY PERSON?"
Hartford, Connecticut, November 27, 1984
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-232
Boy with bag of groceries on Santa's lap.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
"WHERE WERE YOU LAST TUESDAY AROUND 9AM?"
Hartford, Connecticut, December 22, 1988
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1991-140-448
An FBI agent questions Santa Claus while a line of children, including an African American boy, watches.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
WOODROW WILSON GAITOR
Hartford, Connecticut, 1981
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-652
City Manager Gaitor is depicted with an alligator's snout held shut with a belt, reflecting his controversial term.

Bob Englehart (1945- )
WOODROW WILSON GAITOR'S DIARY
Hartford, Connecticut, ca. 1983
Ink on paperboard
Gift of Bob Englehart, 1990-96-356
City Manager Gaitor's diary pages all announce: "Ignored Civic Center Commission."