The Livery Drivers Are On a Strike

Title

The Livery Drivers Are On a Strike

Subject

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949
Political cartoons
Taxicab drivers
Weddings
Strikes and lockouts

Description

John McCutcheon illustrates the 1903 Chicago livery driver strike in a three-panel cartoon showing a young couple hurrying to their wedding venue only to find another couple and no minister. The bottom panel shows the minister and a woman standing outside a house looking for the livery driver who is nowhere to be found. 

Creator

McCutcheon, John T.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1903-12-19

Rights

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

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403038
John T. McCutcheon Collection

Original Format

political cartoon
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

54 x 37 cm

Citation

McCutcheon, John T., “The Livery Drivers Are On a Strike,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24863.