The Way the Wind Blows

Title

The Way the Wind Blows

Subject

Political cartoons
Heaton, Harold R., -1940
Political corruption
Chicago (Ill.). Police Department
Chicago (Ill.). Office of the Mayor
McWeeney, John, 1857-1834
Harrison, Carter, Jr., 1860-1953

Description

Chicago Mayor Carter Harrison, Jr. stands next to a flag labeled "Police Department Reorganization" under a storm cloud labeled "Public Sentiment Against Commercialized and Protected Vice."

The cartoon is in response to the resignation of Chicago Police Chief John McWeeny over a Chicago Vice Commission report in 1913.

Creator

Heaton, Harold R.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

400967
Harold R. Heaton Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

44 x 38 cm

Citation

Heaton, Harold R., “The Way the Wind Blows,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed August 16, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25168.