Open for viewing Tuesdays through Saturdays – 10am-4pm
Both a cartoon history of Texas politics and a history of political cartooning in Texas, the exhibit tells the story of important historical events and flamboyant politicians in Texas from 1890 to 1990 through the colorful cartoon commentaries of journalists of the time.
Exhibit is made available through support from Humanities Texas.
Many Thanks to Tim and Marilyn Fleischer Publishers of the Salado Village Voice newspaper for their generous sponsorship of this exhibit.
Incisive summaries of our history appear daily in newspapers in the form of political cartoons. This exhibit uses political cartoons to traverse a century in the life of our state.
Exhibit panels include cartoons and informative text on topics such as governors, labor unions, land speculators, scandals, banking, woman suffrage, sports, defense cuts and more.
Humanities Texas develops and supports diverse programs across the state, including lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibitions and documentary films. www.humanitiestexas.org.
The Salado Village Voice weekly newspaper, founded in 1979, provides information on Salado news and activities including a community calendar, village guide, shopping map, real estate, services, entertainment, dining, lodging and local news. www.saladovillagevoice.com.