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"The Great American Tanner"

Topic:
Grant's Candidacy
Source:
Library of Congress
Cartoonist:
James Merritt Ives from a Thomas Worth sketch
Date:  c1868
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An election-year cartoon invoking both Grant's humble beginnings as a tanner and his successful Civil War military career. Before the war Grant had worked in his family's leather goods establishments in Galena, Illinois, earning the later nickname, "the Galena tanner."
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