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Witness Borne's slowly shifting perspective from support of neutrality to endorsement of American entry into World War I
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Please note most of Borne’s depictions of African Americans are racist caricatures. Borne's cartoons provide a window into institutionalized societal…
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Explore any presidential race by searching “Election of 1908,” “Election of 1924,” etc. The three-way race in the “Election of 1912” makes this set of…
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From medicinal mountain breezes to conventions and golf, see why everybody wanted to visit Asheville in these cartoons.
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Drop your plow, gather up some corn and potatoes, and sit back and enjoy this select set of cartoons on agriculture
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During the early 20th century, Asheville was a hotbed of medical tourism, and people seeking treatment for tuberculosis would visit to obtain the…
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Don’t let all of the modern breweries fool you, Asheville voted for city-wide prohibition in 1907, and the state of North Carolina followed suit in…
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Take a swim in the Aston Park pool, enjoy some baseball at McCormick Field, catch some vaudeville, or attend the Rhododendron Festival in these…
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It is never easy to be a mother, but that might have been especially true in early 20th century Asheville based on these cartoons.
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A hunter, a debutante, a damsel in distress, or a poker player, check out the many ways Borne personified Asheville.
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