100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued August 10, 1912

The Mammoth Chameleon

Continuing its criticism of Theodore Roosevelt’s Third Party campaign as president, HARPER’S WEEKLY portrays TR as a Mammoth Chameleon in the Progressive Park Zoo. “Has the habit of changing color at the slightest provocation.”

August 10, 1912

A cartoon from HARPER’S WEEKLY show all three presidential candidates teeing off at golf, taking aim at the White House.
“Mr Taft takes the first drive.”

cartoon from HARPER’S WEEKLY by Kemble
August 10, 1912

August 10, 1912
“The Snap Dragon”

Adolph Treidler was born in Westcliff, Colorado, studied at the California School of Design in San Francisco and with Robert Henri in New York. He first illustrated for McClure’s magazine in 1908, then made pictures or cover designs for Harper’s, Century, Scribner’s, Collier’s The Saturday Evening Post, Woman’s Home Companion and many national advertisers.

“Off The Dock” by Adolph Treidler
COLLIER’S The National Weekly
August 10, 1912




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